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Events

Browse for upcoming events below and check out At Home with Kingston Libraries for activities and resources you can access online.

For more information about Kingston Libraries hours please visit our Opening Hours page, or phone us on 1300 135 668.

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Novelty Writers: Write In at Patterson Lakes Community Centre

Date: Tuesday 27 September | 2:30PM- 3:30PM

Venue: Patterson Lakes Community Centre , 54-70 Thompson Road , Patterson Lakes

Novelty Writers: Write In
Make a date with your writing project. Come together with like-minded wordsmiths to write your novel/poetry/memoir. Includes a five-minute opening exercise.

Drop-In Makerspace @ Cheltenham Library

Date: Tuesday 27 September | 4:00PM- 5:00PM

Venue: Cheltenham Library , 12 Stanley Avenue , Cheltenham

A variety of our Makerspace kits will be out and available to play with. Free school holiday event for all ages. No bookings required.

Drop In Makerspace @ Westall

Date: Tuesday 27 September | 4:00PM- 5:00PM

Venue: Westall Library , 35 Fairbank Avenue , Clayton South

Take part in our Makerspace activities. Free event suitable for all ages. No bookings required.

Chelsea Twilights

Date: Tuesday 27 September | 6:30PM- 8:00PM

Venue: Chelsea Library , 1 Chelsea Rd , Chelsea

Chelsea Library will again be participating in Chelsea Twilights on Tuesday evenings. Join us for a range of activities. Movie screenings, trivia nights, book chats and guest speakers are just a taster of what will be on offer.

Brain Training at Chelsea Library

Date: Wednesday 28 September | 1:00PM- 2:00PM

Venue: Chelsea Library , 1 Chelsea Rd , Chelsea

Want to learn new skills and have a laugh with a like-minded adult group? Come along and give your brain a workout with activities such as quizzes, memory puzzles and word search.

Drop-In Makerspace @ Patterson Lakes Library

Date: Wednesday 28 September | 4:00PM- 5:00PM

Venue: Patterson Lakes Library , 54 Thompson Rd , Patterson Lakes

A variety of our Makerspace kits will be out and available to play with. Free event suitable for all ages. No bookings required.

Drop-In Makerspace @ Clarinda Library

Date: Wednesday 28 September | 4:00PM- 5:00PM

Venue: Clarinda Library , 58 Viney St , Clarinda

A variety of our Makerspace kits will be out and available to play with. Free school holiday event suitable for all ages. No bookings required.

Drop-In Makerspace @ Chelsea Library

Date: Thursday 29 September | 4:00PM- 5:00PM

Venue: Chelsea Library , 1 Chelsea Road , Chelsea

A variety of our Makerspace kits will be out and available to play with. No bookings required.

Drop-In Makerspace @ Highett Library

Date: Thursday 29 September | 4:00PM- 5:00PM

Venue: Highett Library , 310 Highett Rd , Highett

A variety of our Makerspace kits will be out and available to play with. Free event suitable for all ages. No bookings required.

Tech Help @ Chelsea Library

Date: Friday 30 September | 2:00PM- 3:00PM

Venue: Chelsea Library , 1 Chelsea Rd , Chelsea

Need help using you phone, tablet or laptop, accessing a government service such as MyGov?
Drop in at 2pm-3pm each Friday for some friendly one-on-one assistance from Library staff.

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Kingston Libraries What's On Guide

Find out the latest news, special events, and programs happening at Kingston Libraries. Download our seasonal What's On guide or view the digital version in your browser below. Changes may be made in accordance with government regulations. See our website for updates.

 

Children & Families Program

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Children & Families Program

Kingston Libraries run a number of regular programs throughout the year for children and families, from Tiny Tots Rhyme Time and Preschool Storytime for little ones, to after-school programs that are suitable for a variety of different ages, including Makerspaces where all ages are welcome.

See below for more details on the different programs available at Kingston Libraries for children and families, or download a copy of our February to June 2022 program (8MB) to keep on hand or share with others!

Storytime

You and your child will love Storytime at the library. Enjoy a fun 30 minute session of stories, action songs, rhymes, and puppets.

Storytime helps develop language, literacy, and fine motor skills. Best of all, Storytime fosters a love of books and reading.

View more information on our Storytime sessions, or call 1300 135 668 if you have any questions.

Auslan Storytime

Come and experience a visual language and join in for some stories and songs.

Auslan (Australian sign language) is the sign language of the Australian Deaf community.

View more information on our Auslan Storytime sessions for 2021, or call 1300 135 668 if you have any questions.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytimes alternate between Chelsea and Cheltenham Libraries on a fortnightly basis. Perfect for families with children aged 0 to 5 years.

View more information on our Saturday Storytime sessions for 2021, or call 1300 135 668 if you have any questions.

Tiny Tots Rhyme Time

Encourage a love of stories and reading with our Tiny Tots Rhyme Time program.

Enjoy an interactive 20 minute session full of songs, rhymes, books, and finger play. Learn techniques to develop your child's early literacy skills and discover the perfect books to choose for baby. Enjoy the company of other babies and parents and get to see our new books for and about babies and toddlers before anyone else.

Tiny Tots Rhyme Time is suitable for children aged 0 to 24 months.

View more information on our Tiny Tots Rhyme Time sessions for 2021, or call 1300 135 668 if you have any questions.