School Holiday Program

School Holiday Program January 2021

January 2021 School Holiday program is now finished

Please note: we will not be running wait lists for this school holiday program. The events always book out very quickly, but if places become available anyone can book them on a first in basis. 

Unless otherwise specified sessions are 1 hour in duration (except Storytimes).

 

School Holiday Program:

Week 1: January

Tuesday 12 January

Clayton, 11am, FREE, for ages 7-12

DIY Solar Windmill! Make your own plywood solar windmill.

Book online

 

Tuesday 12 January

Clayton, 2pm, FREE, for ages 7-12

DIY Solar Windmill! Make your own plywood solar windmill.

Book online

 

Tuesday 12 January

Glen Waverley, 2pm, FREE, for ages 6-12

Egyptian Fan and Headdress! Craft activity.

Book online

 

Tuesday 12 January

Glen Waverley, 3.30pm, FREE, for ages 6-12

Egyptian Fan and Headdress! Craft activity.

Book online

 

Tuesday 12 January

Mount Waverley, 2pm, $4.20, for ages 5-12

Wild Action Aussie Animals Workshop! See your favourite Australian Animals up close and learn all about them. Outdoor activity: bring a hat, sunscreen and a blanket to sit on.

Book online

 

Tuesday 12 January

Mulgrave, 1pm-1.30pm, FREE, for ages 5-12

Boredom Buster Activity Kits! Pick up your free kit from Mulgrave Library.

Book online

 

Tuesday 12 January

Mulgrave, 2pm, FREE, for ages 0-6

Summer Storytime! Come and enjoy stories and songs.

Book online (book for adults AND children attending)

 

Tuesday 12 January

Oakleigh, 7pm, FREE, for all ages

Bedtime Storytime in Warrawee Park! Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy! Outdoor activity: weather dependent (opposite the Oakleigh Library).

Book online (book for adults AND children attending)

 

Tuesday 12 January

Wheelers Hill Library, 10.30am, FREE, for ages 0-6

Teddy Bear Picnic! BYO picnic and teddy and enjoy stories outside.

Book online (book for adults AND children attending)

 

Tuesday 12 January

Wheelers Hill, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 6-12

Surprise Activity Packs! Collect an activity pack to take home.

Book online

 

Wednesday 13 January

Monash Gallery of Art (Wheelers Hill), 10:30am, FREE, for all ages

Arty Storytime at the MGA! Join us for a fun art themed Storytime in the Monash Gallery of Art.

Book online (book for adults AND children attending)

 

Wednesday 13 January

Wheelers Hill, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 6-12

Pop Up Cards! Learn how to make your own pop up cards.

Book online

 

Wednesday 13 January

Online, 2pm, FREE, for ages 5-12

Online Zoom Activity! Learn to make delicious choc-banana bread with FOOST.

Book online

 

Wednesday 13 January

Oakleigh, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 3-8

Rainbow Fish Craft! ‘Make with me’. Parent or significant adult and child work together to make a pretty CD Rainbow Fish each.

Book online

 

Wednesday 13 January

Clayton, 7pm, FREE, for all ages

Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy!

Book online (book for adults AND children attending)

 

Thursday 14 January

Clayton, 2pm-4pm, FREE, for ages 5-12

Surprise Activity Kits! Pick up your free kit from Clayton Library

Book online

 

Thursday 14 January

Oakleigh, 2.30pm, $4.20, for ages 5-10

Peculiar Primary School! Join Carp Productions on a visit to Weird School.

Book online

 

Friday 15 January

Mulgrave, 10.30am, $4.20, for ages 5-12

Zumba Dance! Join in the fun.

Book online

 

Week 2: January

Tuesday 19 January

Clayton, 11am, FREE, for all ages

Follow the trail of ‘The Midnight Possum’! Online session via Zoom. Visit the Clayton Library to pick up your bag of materials to make your craft.

Book online

 

Tuesday 19 January

Mulgrave, 1pm-1.30pm, FREE, for ages 5-12

Boredom Buster Activity Kits! Pickup your free kit from Mulgrave Library.

Book online

 

Tuesday 19 January

Mulgrave, 2pm, FREE, for ages 0-6

Summer Storytime! Come and enjoy stories and songs.  

Book online (book for adults AND children attending)

 

Tuesday 19 January

Online, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 4-7

Zoom Read-Along ‘I’m Australian Too’! Online session via Zoom. Book read-along and craft.

Book online

 

Tuesday 19 January

Wheelers Hill, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 10-14

Junk Journals! Create your own journal.

Book online

 

Wednesday 20 January

Clayton, 11am, FREE, for ages 7-12

Creative STEM Kits! Have fun making your own wooden boat and drawing bot.

Book online

 

Wednesday 20 January

Clayton, 2pm, FREE, for ages 7-12

Creative STEM Kits! Have fun making your own wooden boat and drawing bot.

Book online

 

Wednesday 20 January

Wheelers Hill, 10.30am, FREE, for ages 0-6

Bubbles Storytime! Join us outside for Storytime with a bubble theme.

Book online (book for adults AND children attending)

 

Wednesday 20 January

Mount Waverley, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 5-10

Funbox Activity Kit! Come along for a story and Funbox activity kit. Everything you need to be creative will be in the kit.

Book online

 

Wednesday 20 January

Oakleigh, 10.30am, FREE, for ages 2-6

Storytime in Warrawee Park! Bring your picnic rug and come listen to stories and sing along.

Book online (book for adults AND children attending)

 

Thursday 21 January

Glen Waverley, 10.30am, FREE, for ages 2-6

Outdoor Summer Storytime! Come and enjoy Stories and songs. Outdoor activity: weather dependent.

Book online (book for adults AND children attending)

 

Thursday 21 January

Glen Waverley, 2pm, FREE, for ages 7-12

DIY Drawing Bot! STEM activity.

Book online

 

Thursday 21 January

Glen Waverley, 3.30pm, FREE, for ages 7-12

DIY Drawing Bot! STEM activity.

Book online

 

Friday 22 January

Glen Waverley, 7pm, FREE, for all ages

Indoor Bedtime Storytime! Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy.

Book online (book for adults AND children attending)

 

Important information

All the sessions below were hosted by external providers on the ZOOM platform. Learn about ZOOM here.

All bookings were taken through TryBooking.

  • If you book into a program you will be emailed the ZOOM link the day before the session.
  • Please log in to your ZOOM session 10 minutes early to ensure everything is working and you don’t miss the start of the session. Unfortunately we’ll only be able to provide minimal technical support.
  • Please do not share the ZOOM link with anyone not booked into the session.
  • Online safety is important. Please note a library staff member will participate in the session online, but a parent or guardian must supervise children in the online environment. Learn more about online safety here.
  • Some programs have follow along activities. Basic materials and equipment required for these programs will be listed in the TryBooking event listing and provided in an email the day before the session.
  • Remember: be kind, have fun!

 

 

Branch phone numbers:

Clayton Library:  9541 3120

Glen Waverley Library:  9560 1655

Mount Waverley Library:  9807 5022

Mulgrave Library:  9546 1253

Oakleigh Library:  9563 4138

Wheelers Hill Library:  9561 6211

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Last updated: 25 January 2021