Special activities for children & teens aged 5-18 are run every school holiday.
The June - July holiday program is going online. You can view the activities at a time of your choosing! Playlists are published at the start of each week!
Week 1: 29 June - 5 July
Week 2: 6 July - 12 July
Branch phone numbers
View these activities on the Week 1 Playlist on You tube. Playlist will be published on 29 June.
Learn how to make an echidna sock puppet with just a few simple materials. For ages 5+.
Learn how to make your own eco-glitter! It's just as fun as regular glitter but won't harm the environment. For ages 5+ (adult help may be required).
Make use of old newspapers you have at home and try this fun teddy themed paper craft! For ages 5+. Teddy Bear template (PDF, 362KB) .
Yum! Emily will show you how to bake savoury muffins at home. You'll need a little help from an adult and you can switch out some of the ingredients if you have dietary requirements or allergies. Find the original recipe here. For ages 6+ (adult help required)
Elmer is a well loved children's book character who is bright and colourful and learns how to be comfortable being different from his friends. Suzi will demonstrate how you can make a little Elmer of your own! For ages 5+ (adult help may be required).
You'll want to hang this colourful mobile in your room and admire your handy work! Lisa will show you all the steps to help you make one of your very own. For ages 5+ (adult help required)
View these activities on the Week 2 playlist on You tube. This playlist will be published on 6 July.
Make a fish - or a whole school of fish - out of paper plates and other simple decorations! For ages 5+
Let Lilian show you how to make this fun paper penguin! For ages 5+
Get inspired by Wendy as she shows you how to make a winter themed sensory play activity. For ages 5+ (adult help required)
Do you like unicorns? Who doesn't like unicorns! Let Jennifer inspire you to decorate your own unicorn templates. Try the Curly Unicorn (PDF, 37KB) or the Spikey Unicorn (PDF, 37KB). For ages 4+ (adult help may be required)
Pop Up cards are really fun and easy to make yourself! Emily will show you how to make them and once you've got the hang of it, you can add your own characters, decorations and text! For ages 5+ (adult help may be required)
Pythons are one of the largest snakes but unlike other snake species, they don't produce venom. Fun Fact! These paper pythons are definitely safe to handle and you can make them as long or short as you like! For ages 4+ (adult help may be required). Python paper craft template. (PDF, 446KB)
Please note: No programs available in branch.
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