School Holiday Program

Free and low cost school holiday activities run at each branch for kids aged 5 years and older.

Register here if you haven't used our online booking system before.

 

BOOKINGS NOW OPEN

Please make any payments for programs to your closest Monash library branch within 48 hours of booking. Due to the high number of bookings for school holiday programs, places cannot be guaranteed if they are not paid for promptly.

Unless otherwise specified, sessions are 1 hour in duration.

 

School Holiday Program: January 2019

Week 1: January

Monday 7 January

Clayton, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 5-8

Artsy Party! Discover the magic of art! Includes foil art, scratch art and aqua art.

BOOKED OUT, join the wait list onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Tuesday 8 January

Clayton, 7pm, FREE, no bookings required

Bedtime Storytime! Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy.

No bookings required

Tuesday 8 January

Glen Waverley, 10.30am, FREE, no bookings required

Summer Storytime! Includes stories, songs and an activity.

No bookings required

Tuesday 8 January

Oakleigh, 2.30pm-4pm, $4.20, for ages 9-14

Colour Art Therapy! Explore mindfulness through art and colour.

BOOKED OUT, join the wait list onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Tuesday 8 January

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

Summertime Crafts! Join us for a relaxed crafting session, making summer themed crafts. Materials provided.

BOOKED OUT, join the wait list onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Wednesday 9 January

Clayton, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 5-8

Stained Glass: Curious Creatures! Have fun making your own stained glass craft to take home.

BOOKED OUT, join the wait list onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Wednesday 9 January

Glen Waverley, 7pm, FREE, no bookings required

Bedtime Storytime! Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy!

No bookings required

Wednesday 9 January

Oakleigh, 10.30am, FREE, no bookings required

Summer Storytime in the park! Held at Warrawee Park (opposite the library)

No bookings required

Thursday 10 January

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

Papercraft Fun! Make a decorative paper lantern and magnets.

BOOKED OUT, join the wait list onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Thursday 10 January

Mount Waverley, 2.30pm-4pm, FREE, for ages 8-12

Speed Wheels! Make your own battery powered propeller car.  

BOOKED OUT, wait list now full. 

Thursday 10 January

Wheelers Hill, 1pm, FREE, for ages 3-5

Summer Sensory Activities! Summer sensory science activities to be enjoyed. Parental supervision required.

Book onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Friday 11 January

Monash Gallery of Art (Wheelers Hill), 10.30am, FREE, no bookings required

Summer Storytime @ MGA! Join us at the MGA for a butterfly themed Storytime and craft.

No bookings required.

 

Week 2: January

Monday 14 January

Clayton, 2.30pm-4pm, FREE, for ages 8-12

Solar Car! Discover how to make a gear box and solar panel to build your own solar car.

BOOKED OUT, wait list now full.  

Tuesday 15 January

Clayton, 10.30am-12pm, FREE, for ages 3-5

Summer Sensory Activities! A fun session for the little ones. Summer sensory science activities to be enjoyed. Parental supervision required.

Book onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Tuesday 15 January

Clayton, 1.30pm-3pm, FREE, for ages 3-5

Summer Sensory Activities! A fun session for the little ones. Summer sensory science activities to be enjoyed. Parental supervision required.

Book onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Tuesday 15 January

Oakleigh, 7pm, FREE, no bookings required

Bedtime Storytime! Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy!

No bookings required

Tuesday 15 January

Wheelers Hill, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 8-12

Claymation! Get creative in this session using the app O’Snap to create your own stop motion Claymation creation! iPads and materials provided.

BOOKED OUT, wait list now full.  

Wednesday 16 January

Clayton, 2.30pm-4.30pm, $4.20, for ages 10-15

Virtual Reality Workshop with Coder Academy! Learn about the concept of VR and play some games!

Book onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Wednesday 16 January

Oakleigh, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 5+

Sustainability! Learn about worm farms.

BOOKED OUT, join the wait list onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Wednesday 16 January

Mulgrave, 2.30pm, FREE, no bookings required

Summer Storytime on the grass! Sunny songs, stories and craft.

No bookings required

Thursday 17 January

Monash Gallery of Art, 10.30am, FREE, no bookings required

Summer Storytime @ MGA! Join us at the MGA for a Storytime about collecting things.

No bookings required

Thursday 17 January

Glen Waverley, 2.30pm, $4.20, for ages 4-7

Superhero Training! Learn skills and have fun training to be a superhero.

Book onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Thursday 17 January

Mount Waverley, 2.30pm, $4.20, for ages 7-12

Gross Science! Get ready for gooey, yucky science experiments. Please wear old clothes.

BOOKED OUT, join the wait list onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Thursday 17 January

Oakleigh, 10.30am-12pm, FREE, for ages 3-5

Summer Sensory Activities! A fun session for the little ones. Summer sensory science activities to be enjoyed. Parental supervision required.

Book onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Thursday 17 January

Oakleigh, 1.30pm-3pm, FREE, for ages 3-5

Summer Sensory Activities! A fun session for the little ones. Summer sensory science activities to be enjoyed. Parental supervision required.

Book onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Thursday 17 January

Mulgrave, 4pm, FREE, for ages 5-12

Lego Club Creations! Get creative with lego.

No bookings required

Friday 18 January

Glen Waverley, 2.30pm, $4.20, for ages 8-14

Chinese Brush Painting! Learn the art of Chinese Brush Painting.

BOOKED OUT, join the wait list onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Saturday 19 January

Glen Waverley, 11am, FREE, no bookings required

Summer Storytime! Includes stories, songs and an activity.

No bookings required

Saturday 19 January

Mulgrave, 10am, $4.20, for ages 5-15

Bollywood Dance Session! Have fun learning the art of Bollywood dancing.

Book onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

 

Week 3: January

Monday 21 January

Clayton, 7pm, FREE, no bookings required

Bedtime Storytime! Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy!

No bookings required

Monday 21 January

Mulgrave, 11am-12.30pm, $4.20, for ages 4+

Magic Show & Workshop! Watch and learn too!

Book onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Tuesday 22 January

Glen Waverley, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 7-12

Make your own Dream Catcher! Craft activity.

Book onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Tuesday 22 January

Clayton, 2.30pm-4pm, FREE, for ages 10-15

Photography Workshop! Learn the tips and tricks from a great photographer.

Book onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Tuesday 22 January

Oakleigh, 2.30pm-4pm, FREE, for ages 5+

Junior Book Swap! Bring along up to 3 junior fiction books to swap for others, or buy some cheap!

No bookings required

Tuesday 22 January

Wheelers Hill, 10.30am, FREE, no bookings required

Teddy Bear Picnic Storytime! Bring your own teddy bear and picnic rug for an outside Storytime. Storytime will be held inside the library in case of inclement weather.

No bookings required

Wednesday 23 January

Mount Waverley, 7pm, FREE, no bookings required

Bedtime Storytime! Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy.

No bookings required

Wednesday 23 January

Mulgrave, 6pm, FREE, no bookings required

Bedtime Storytime! Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy.

No bookings required

Thursday 24 January

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

Book Art! Learn how to recycle old paper to make craft.

BOOKED OUT, join the wait list onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Thursday 24 January

Glen Waverley, 10.30am, FREE, no bookings required

Summer Storytime! Includes stories and a fun snake mobile to decorate.

No bookings required

Thursday 24 January

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

Slithering Snakes! Includes stories and a fun snake mobile to decorate.

BOOKED OUT, join the wait list onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Thursday 24 January

Oakleigh, 10.30am, $4.20, for ages 4-7

Superhero Training! Learn skills and have fun training to be a superhero.

Book onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

Thursday 24 January

Mount Waverley, 4pm, FREE, for ages 11-18

Young Writers’ Workshop! Creative writing session by Melissa Gijsbers.

Book onlineby phone, or in person at your closest branch. 

 

For phone bookings:

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: 17 December 2018