Activities & Events

Lego players

School Holiday Program



Italian, Greek, Mandarin and AUSLAN storytimes

International Bookmark Art Competition. August 2019

Lego Clubs

Lego Robotics

Engineers without borders: Workshops for kids 7+

National Science Week

Young Writers' Group

Homework Club


International Bookmark Art Competition 

This a joint project in association with Guangzhou Library in China, Los Angeles County Public Library in U.S.A., Lyon Library in France, National Foreign Language Library in Russia, Yekaterinburg Mayor Library in Russia and Monash Public Library Service. Award-winning bookmarks will be displayed in the above mentioned libraries in succession. Terms and conditions of entry.

Competition Opens: Monday 5 August 2019

Competition Closes: Saturday 31 August 2019


Chess Club for Kids

Do you like to play chess? Come along to our fortnightly chess club at Glen Waverley Library and take on the challenge!
You don’t have to attend each week so come and go as you please. More information.

Lego Robotics!

Have fun with Lego Mindstorm sets.This program is facilitated by Robogals. this program will be returning in 2019.

For ages 7 - 12

Beginners sessions: 11am-12pm
Intermediate sessions: 12.30pm  - 1.30pm

*Children may book in for ONE either of beginners or intermediate sessions.

At Clayton Library. Free.

2019 Dates: 10 August; 14 September; 4 October; 23 November. For more information and bookings.

Bookings essential on 9541 3120.  Bookings open 2 weeks prior to each session.

Engineers Without Borders program: Workshops for 7-12 years

Workshops for kids aged 7-12 years. The Monash University ‘Engineers Without Borders’ program is on again at Monash Public Libraries. Join us for fun, innovative and practical workshops full of hands on activities. Work as part of a team and be an engineer for the day!  Free. 

At Oakleigh Library on Tuesdays 4pm-5pm.

Bookings essential. Bookings can be made 2 weeks prior to event. Phone 9546 1253.

6 August - Clean Water (Bookings open 23 July)

3 September - Appropriate Housing  (Bookings open 20 August)

8 October - Hydroelectric Generator ( Bookings open 24 September)

26 November - Prosthetics (Bookings open 12 November)

17 December - Safe Structures (Bookings open 3 December)


Young Writers Group


National Science Week

To celebrate National Science week 10 - 18 August we have several fun-filled activities and interesting events.

National Science Week 2019

The Fizzle and Pop Show. Monday 12 August. For more information and bookings.

Lego 2 Movie screening. Tuesday 13 August. For more information and bookings.


Craig Reucassel's War on eWaste at Monash Universit. Wednesday 21 August. For more information.

2040 Movie Screening. Tuesday 3 September. For more information and bookings.

Check out our Early Learning STEM Booklist!

Young Writers' Group

Like to write? Are you aged 11 to 18? Join the Young Writers' Group at Mount Waverley library every second Thursday afternoon!

Author Melissa Gijsbers facilitates a casual and hands-on group that will encourage and expand your writing.

Where: Mount Waverley Library

Time: Every second Thursday, 4-5pm

When:  2019 Dates

7 & 21 February; 7 & 21 March; 4 & 18 April; 2, 16 & 30 May; 13 & 27 June; 25 July; 8 & 22 August; 5 & 19 September; 17 & 31 October; 14 & 28 November.

Any questions? Contact Mount Waverley library on 9807 5022.

Lego Clubs

School age children can get creative with Lego at Lego Club. The clubs are being held at all our library branches.

View details for Lego clubs at Clayton, Mount Waverley, MulgraveOakleigh, Glen Waverley and Wheelers Hill.

Homework Club at Clayton Library

For high school students - Year 7 - 12

Clayton Homework Club - will resume beginning of Term 2 in 2019.

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Last updated: 06 September 2019