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Events

Kingston Libraries will close temporarily starting Thursday 9 July 2020

While Kingston library branches are closing temporarily starting Thursday 9 July, our program of winter events will continue to run in an online format. Browse for upcoming events below and check out At Home with Kingston Libraries for activities and resources you can access online.

For more information about Kingston Libraries temporary closure, please visit our Opening Hours page.

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Crafty Kids Online

Date: Thursday 16 July | 4:00PM- 5:00PM

Venue: Kingston Libraries Facebook Events , https://www.facebook.com/events/893577094478796/

Do you love doing arts and crafts? Then take a look at Crafty Kids Online! Each fortnight during the school term we will be releasing a video with inspiration for a craft project for primary school kids.

Virtual STEAM Punk Club

Date: Thursday 23 July | 4:00PM- 5:00PM

Venue: Kingston Libraries Facebook Events , https://www.facebook.com/events/2384058811894926/

Do you love to explore, learn, and see how things work, all with a touch of creativity? Then you'll love STEAM Punk Club! Better yet, this Virtual edition allows you to do it all from the comfort of home.

Maker Mornings @ Parkdale Library

Date: Friday 9 October | 10:00AM- 11:30AM

Venue: Parkdale Library , 96 Parkers Road , Parkdale

Creative fun isn’t just for kids! Find inspiration and conversation among fellow crafters at Parkdale Library Maker Mornings. Bring along your current project, or just stop by for a cuppa and a chat. All adults welcome.

Auslan Storytime

Date: Friday 9 October | 10:30AM- 11:00AM

Venue: Cheltenham Library , 12 Stanley Avenue , Cheltenham

Auslan Storytime is incorporated into the regular Friday storytime sessions at Cheltenham Library on the second Friday of every month. Suitable for children aged 2 to 5.

Maker Mornings @ Chelsea Library

Date: Friday 23 October | 10:30AM- 11:30AM

Venue: Chelsea Library , 1 Chelsea Road , Chelsea

Creative fun isn’t just for kids! Come along to a drop-in craft session at Chelsea Library Maker Mornings and enjoy a cuppa and a chat. Bring your own project or get creative with our supplied kits. All adults welcome.

School Holiday Program

Kingston Libraries run a school holiday program four times a year. The June-July 2020 School Holiday Program is out now, available to download (3MB) and book online!

Storytime

You and your child will love Storytime at the library! Enjoy a fun 30 minute session of stories, action songs, rhymes, and puppets.

Storytime helps develop language, literacy, and fine motor skills. Best of all, Storytime fosters a love of books and reading!

View more information on our Storytime sessions, or call 1300 135 668 if you have any questions!

Auslan Storytime

Come and experience a visual language and join in for some stories and songs!

Auslan (Australian sign language) is the sign language of the Australian Deaf community.

View more information on our Auslan Storytime sessions for 2020, or call 1300 135 668 if you have any questions!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytimes alternate between Chelsea and Cheltenham Libraries on a fortnightly basis. Perfect for families with children aged 0 to 5 years.

View more information on our Saturday Storytime sessions for 2020, or call 1300 135 668 if you have any questions!

Tiny Tots Rhyme Time

Encourage a love of stories and reading with our Tiny Tots Rhyme Time program.

Enjoy an interactive 20 minute session full of songs, rhymes, books, and finger play. Learn techniques to develop your child's early literacy skills and discover the perfect books to choose for baby. Enjoy the company of other babies and parents and get to see our new books for and about babies and toddlers before anyone else.

Tiny Tots Rhyme Time is suitable for children aged 0 to 24 months.

View more information on our Tiny Tots Rhyme Time sessions for 2020, or call 1300 135 668 if you have any questions!