School Holiday Program

School Holiday Program

The July School Holiday Program BOOKINGS NOW OPEN!

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

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.

(See School Holiday Program below WordFest events)

 

WordFest Youth Workshops: June-July

Saturday 29 June

Mount Waverley Library, 2pm-3pm, $10.50, for ages 8-13

Gabrielle Wang Writing Workshop! A Little Dash of Magic. Gabrielle talks about where her ideas come from, the background to her books, and discusses the writing process as a whole. Twenty minutes before the end of the session Gabrielle engages the students in either a drawing or writing exercise workshop.

BOOK NOW or contact your closest branch

Saturday 6 July

Mount Waverley Library, 11am-12:30pm, FREE, for ages 15-18

SnapStory Photography Workshop! This special photography skills workshop is for Category A entrants aged 15-18 years who wish to develop their skills for an entry to the Monash SnapStory Competition. Participants will learn basic photography skills and receive help on how to conceptualise their entry. This workshop will concentrate on using your mobile phone camera.

BOOK NOW or contact your closest branch 

 

School Holiday Program: July

Week 1: July

Monday 1 July

Clayton, 2.30pm-4pm, FREE, for ages 3-5

Winter Sensory Activities! Use textures and shapes to create a beautiful snow window.

BOOKED OUT.  Waiting list now full.

 

Monday 1 July

Wheelers Hill, 4pm, FREE, for ages 5-12

LEGO Club! Get creative and make your own LEGO master piece.

No bookings required

 

Tuesday 2 July

Mulgrave, 2.30pm, FREE

Shapes Storytime! Tri Tri Triangles – come play with this shape and be creative.

No bookings required

 

Tuesday 2 July

Oakleigh, 7pm, FREE

Bedtime Storytime! Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy.

No bookings required

 

Wednesday 3 July

Clayton, 2.30pm-4pm, $4.20, for ages 12-15

Toy Photography! Bring your camera or device and create the ultimate winter story photograph. 

Book online, by phone or in person

  

Wednesday 3 July

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

Paper Roll Dolls! Craft a tiny person from a cardboard roll.

Book online, by phone or in person

  

Wednesday 3 July

Mulgrave, 2.30pm, $4.20, for ages 5-12

On the Move! Design and make the funniest flying machines using air power.

BOOKED OUT. Wait list now full. 

 

Thursday 4 July

Glen Waverley, 2.30pm-4pm, FREE, for ages 7-14

Paddington 2! Come and join us for a free screening of the movie.

BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list online, by phone or in person

 

Thursday 4 July

Wheelers Hill, 2.30pm, $4.20, for ages 6-10

Hip Hop Dancing! Have a blast learning hip hop dancing with FunFit.

BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list online, by phone or in person

 

Thursday 4 July

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

LEGO Club! Get creative and make your own LEGO masterpiece.

No bookings required

 

Friday 5 July

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

Yogachamps Workshop: Session 1! Join us for a fun 1hr yoga session.

BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list online, by phone or in person

 

Friday 5 July

Glen Waverley, 3.45pm-4.15pm, $4.20, for ages 3-5

Yogachamps Workshop: Session 2! Join us for a fun 30min yoga session.

Book online, by phone or in person

 

Friday 5 July

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

Wild Action! Meet your favourite Australian animals up close.

BOOKED OUT. Wait list now full. 

 

Friday 5 July

Monash Gallery of Art (Wheelers Hill), 2pm, FREE

Architecture Storytime! Come join us in the MGA for a fun architecture themed Storytime to tie into the current Robin Boyd exhibition.

No bookings required.

 

Week 2: July

Monday 8 July

Clayton, 2.30pm-4pm, FREE, for ages 7-12

Diorama! Discover Arctic and Antarctic animals and construct a shoebox diorama.

BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list online, by phone or in person

 

Monday 8 July

Glen Waverley, 2pm-3.30pm, FREE, for ages 7-11

NAIDOC Art Workshop! Join Indigenous artist and storyteller Heather Kennedy and local artist Naomi Bishop for an art workshop where artworks are created to be exhibited at the Track Gallery.

BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list online, by phone or in person

 

Tuesday 9 July

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

Hoot of a Time! Make and decorate your own owl.

BOOKED OUT. Wait list now full. 

 

Tuesday 9 July

Mulgrave, 2.30pm, FREE

Storytime Chickens! Craft, stories and jokes. Just say bouk bouk.

No bookings required

 

Wednesday 10 July

Oakleigh, 2pm-3.30pm, FREE, for ages 7-11

NAIDOC Art Workshop! Join Indigenous artist and storyteller Heather Kennedy and local artist Naomi Bishop for an art workshop where artworks are created to be exhibited at the Track Gallery.

BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list online, by phone or in person

 

Thursday 11 July

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

Edison Robots! Explore and play with Edison robots.

BOOKED OUT. Wait list now full. 

 

Thursday 11 July

Oakleigh, 2.30pm-4pm, $4.20, for ages 7-12

Magic show and Balloon Workshop! Watch a magic show and learn to make balloon creatures.

BOOKED OUT. Wait list now full. 

 

Thursday 11 July

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

Circus Skills! Have a blast learning circus skills with FunFit!

Book online, by phone or in person

 

Thursday 11 July

Mulgrave, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 7-12

Winter Wonderland Snowflakes! Create textile art with scissors, glue and sewing.

BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list online, by phone or in person

 

Friday 12 July

Mount Waverley, 2pm-3.30pm, FREE, for ages 7-11

NAIDOC Art Workshop! Join Indigenous artist and storyteller Heather Kennedy and local artist Naomi Bishop for an art workshop where artworks are created to be exhibited at the Track Gallery.

Book online, by phone or in person

 

Friday 12 July

Clayton, 2.30pm-4pm, FREE, for ages 7-15

LEGO Mindstorm Challenges! Meet the Robogals and have fun playing amazing LEGO Mindstorm Challenges.

BOOKED OUT. Wait list now full. 

 

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: 01 July 2019