School Holiday Program

School Holiday Program

Special activities for children & teens aged 5-18 are run every school holiday.

We are now using the online booking system TryBooking.com for all our event bookings. 

 

BOOKINGS NOW OPEN

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. 

Bookings: bookings should primarily be made online. Phone bookings can be made for free events, but paid events must be made online or in person as the payment must be made at the time of the event. Please note we do not offer refunds for paid tickets unless the library cancels the event. 

Unless otherwise specified sessions are 1 hour in duration.

 

School Holiday Program: January 2020

Week 1: January

Tuesday 7 January

Oakleigh, 7pm, FREE

Bedtime Storytime! Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy.

No bookings required

 

Wednesday 8 January

Clayton, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 5-12

Tropical Fish Stained Glass! Make your own fish craft.

BOOK ONLINE

 

Wednesday 8 January

Glen Waverley, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 5-12

Dinosaurs Galore! Enjoy some dinosaur themed craft activities

BOOK ONLINE

 

Thursday 9 January

Clayton, 7pm, FREE

Bedtime Storytime! Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy.

No bookings required

 

Thursday 9 January

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

Something Fishy! Make your own fish mobile.

BOOK ONLINE

 

Thursday 9 January

Wheelers Hill, 2.30pm, $4.20, for ages 5-8

Bubblemania! Make your own fascinating bubble machine to take home before sculpting bubbles and finishing with some GIANT bubble magic.

BOOK ONLINE

 

Friday 10 January

Glen Waverley, 2.30pm-4pm, FREE, for ages 8-13

Movie Screening! The Secret Life of Pets. Rated PG.

BOOK ONLINE

 

Friday 10 January

Oakleigh, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 5-11

LEGO Creative! Come play and create with LEGO at the library.

BOOK ONLINE

 

 

Week 2: January

Monday 13 January

Mount Waverley, 2.30pm, $4.20, for ages 6-12

Magic School! Learn to perform magic.

BOOK ONLINE

 

Tuesday 14 January

Clayton, 2.30pm, $4.20, for ages 6-12

The Ocean Comes To You! Meet pot belly sea horses, lazy shark pups and other sea creatures.

BOOK ONLINE

 

Tuesday 14 January

Oakleigh, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 7-14

Scrabble Book Art! Make your own artwork from books and scrabble pieces.

BOOK ONLINE

 

Tuesday 14 January

Mulgrave, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 2-5

Summer Sensory Storytime! Touch, feel and play with a summer beach.

No bookings required

 

Tuesday 14 January

Wheelers Hill, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 5-8

Fruit Friends! Use real fruits and vegetables to create a fruit friend or vegetapal.

BOOK ONLINE

 

Wednesday 15 January

Clayton, 7pm, FREE

Bedtime Storytime! Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy.

No bookings required

 

Wednesday 15 January

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

Holly’s Backyard Bees! Meet a real bee keeper and learn all about bees. See a live bee hive in action.

BOOK ONLINE

 

Wednesday 15 January

Monash Gallery of Art (Wheelers Hill), 10.30am, FREE

Summer Storytime @ MGA- Dressing Up! Join us at the Monash Gallery of Art for a Storytime about dressing up, tying into the current exhibitions. Costumes encouraged!

No bookings required

 

Thursday 16 January

Glen Waverley, 10.30am, FREE

Summer Storytime! Enjoy stories, songs and simple craft activities.

No bookings required

 

Friday 17 January

Glen Waverley, 2.30pm, $4.20, for ages 5-10

We’re All Superheroes! Join Carp Productions to discover your own superpower.

BOOK ONLINE

 

 

Week 3: January

Monday 20 January

Clayton, 10.30am, FREE

Bilingual Storytime! (Chinese/English) Have fun singing, reading and making crafts to take home.

No bookings required

 

Monday 20 January

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

We’re All Superheroes! Join Carp Productions to discover your own superpower.

BOOK ONLINE

 

Tuesday 21 January

Clayton, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 5-12

Celebrate Chinese New Year! Have fun with crafts, stories and puppets!

BOOK ONLINE

 

Tuesday 21 January

Glen Waverley, 10.30am, FREE

Summer Storytime! Enjoy stories, songs and simple craft activities.

No bookings required

 

Tuesday 21 January

Wheelers Hill, 2.30pm, $4.20, for ages 8-12

Soundsuits! Learn about the performance artist Nick Cave and create your very own soundsuit.

BOOK ONLINE

 

Tuesday 21 January

Mulgrave, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 4-12

Koinobori Japanese Carp Windsock! Make your own traditional kite.

BOOK ONLINE

 

Wednesday 22 January

Clayton, FREE

Summer Sensory Activities! Touch feel and play with water and sand. Parental supervision required.

Session 1: 11am -12pm BOOK ONLINE

Session 2: 2pm-3pm BOOK ONLINE

 

Wednesday 22 January

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

Monster Masks! Make your own monster mask.

BOOK ONLINE

 

Wednesday 22 January

Monash Gallery of Art (Wheelers Hill), 10.30am, FREE

Summer Storytime @ MGA – Fantastic Hats! Join us at the Monash Gallery of Art for a Storytime about fantastic hats, tying into the current exhibitions. Fun hats are encouraged!

No bookings required

 

Wednesday 22 January

Mulgrave, 4pm, $4.20, for ages 6-12

Breakdance is Back! Now an Olympic sport.

BOOK ONLINE

 

Wednesday 22 January

Mulgrave, 6pm, FREE

Bedtime Storytime! Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy.

No bookings required

 

Wednesday 22 January

Warrawee Park (Oakleigh), 10.30am, FREE

Summer Storytime in the Park! Bring a rug or chair and join us.

No bookings required

 

Thursday 23 January

Glen Waverley, 2.30pm, $4.20, for ages 5-12

Tim Credible! The magic and ventriloquism show.

BOOK ONLINE

 

Thursday 23 January

Mount Waverley, 3.30pm, FREE, for ages 11-18

Young Writers’ Workshop! Discover the world of creative writing with author Melissa Gijsbers.

BOOK ONLINE

 

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: 16 December 2019