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Events

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 hours please visit our Opening Hours page, or phone us on 1300 135 668.

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Saturday Storytime Cheltenham Library

Date: Saturday 30 October | 10:30AM- 11:00AM

Venue: Cheltenham Library , 12 Stanley Ave , Cheltenham

A wonderful opportunity for busy parents to enjoy story time at the library with your children.

Introduction to NaNoWriMo for Primary Schoolers

Date: Wednesday 3 November | 4:30PM- 5:30PM

Venue: Online , 96 Parkers Rd , Parkdale

NaNoWriMo event for upper primary aged children (approx. 8-12 years). Join us online for an hour of fun to discuss writing and everything that makes it great. We’ll discuss basic character development, story planning and other things you need to know to set yourself up for writing your first novel.

STEAM Punk Club @ Parkdale Library

Date: Thursday 4 November | 4:00PM- 5:00PM

Venue: Parkdale Library , 96 Parkers Road , Parkdale

A monthly club for kids in prep to grade 6 at Parkdale Library with activities revolving around Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Maths. No bookings required.

Introduction to NaNoWriMo for Secondary School Students

Date: Thursday 4 November | 5:00PM- 6:00PM

Venue: Online , 96 Parkers Rd , Parkdale

NaNoWriMo event for secondary school aged students (approx 12-18 years).
Join us for an hour of fun to discuss writing and everything that makes it great. We’ll discuss basic character development, story planning and other things you need to know to set yourself up for writing your first novel.

Novelty Writers at Chelsea Library

Date: Friday 5 November | 10:30AM- 11:30AM

Venue: Chelsea Library , 1 Chelsea Road , Chelsea

Novelty Writers is for all unpublished writers of fiction, non-fiction, and memoir. Join us for some focused feedback in a friendly environment.

Little Book Worms

Date: Tuesday 9 November | 4:00PM- 5:00PM

Venue: Parkdale Library , 96 Parkers Road , Parkdale

A monthly club for kids in prep to grade 3 with activities related to books, reading, authors, illustrators, crafts, puzzles, and simple games. No bookings required.

STEAM Punk Club @ Cheltenham Library

Date: Wednesday 10 November | 4:00PM- 5:00PM

Venue: Cheltenham Library , 12 Stanley Avenue , Cheltenham

A monthly club for kids in prep to grade 6 at Cheltenham Library with activities revolving around Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Maths. No bookings required.

Fiction Writing Workshop with Nicolas Brasch

Date: Wednesday 10 November | 6:30PM- 7:30PM

Venue: Online , 96 Parkers Rd , Parkdale

Join us online for a fiction writing workshop with Nicolas Brasch.The workshop provides advice, tips and exercises on the fundamentals of writing. Nicolas uses his own experiences as a writer and teacher to create an easily understood and engaging experience.

Bedtime Storytime

Date: Wednesday 10 November | 6:30PM- 7:00PM

Venue: Parkdale Library , 96 Parkers Road , Parkdale

Wear your pyjamas and enjoy a bedtime storytime at the library! Stories, songs and rhymes before heading home to bed.

Makers Morning at Parkdale Library

Date: Friday 12 November | 10:30AM- 12:00PM

Venue: Parkdale Library , 96 Parkers Rd , Parkdale

Come and share your latest project with the group or just sit and craft with others who enjoy similar interests. See new creative resources coming into the libraries and swap ideas and techniques while enjoying a cuppa.

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Kingston Libraries What's On Guide

Find out the latest news, special events, and programs happening at Kingston Libraries. Download our seasonal What's On guide or view the digital version in your browser below. Changes may be made in accordance with government regulations. See our website for updates.

 

School Holiday Program

Kingston Libraries run a school holiday program four times a year. The September-October 2021 School Holiday Program is out now, available to download (5MB) and book online. Changes may be made in accordance with government regulations. See our website for updates.

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 2021, 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 2021, 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 2021, or call 1300 135 668 if you have any questions.