School Holiday Program

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

Events are listed here on our website and posters are available to view at all branches two weeks before the holiday events start. Bookings open on Monday, one week before the school holidays start.

 

BOOKINGS NOW AVAILABLE

Key Dates for  September 2017 School Holiday Program

Monday 18 September 10.00am: Program will be available to book in person or by phone.

Please note: web bookings will not be available for this School Holiday Program. 

 

Please make any payments for programs to your closest Monash 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.

 

School Holiday Program: September-October 2017

Week 1: September

Monday 25 September

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

Trash Puppets! Create your own working trash puppet.

Bookings: This event is now BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list by calling your closest branch. 

Monday 25 September

Glen Waverley, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 6-12

Zine Workshop! Calling all budding authors. Bring your ideas to life and create a mini book.

Bookings: this event is BOOKED OUT and the wait list is now full. 

Tuesday 26 September

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

Get Crafty! Enjoy being creative at this garden themed crafternoon.

Bookings: This event is now BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list by calling your closest branch.    

Tuesday 26 September

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

African Drumming! Experience traditional African rhythms and music.

Bookings: can be made in person or by calling your closest branch.

Tuesday 26 September

Mulgrave, 3pm, FREE, for ages 5-12

Rainbow Scratch Craft! Take a black flower or animal shape and make it glow with colour.

Bookings: can be made in person or by calling your closest branch. 

Wednesday 27 September

Clayton, 2.30pm, $4.20, for ages 8-12

Kirigami and Origami! Learn traditional Japanese paper crafts.

Bookings: can be made in person or by calling your closest branch. 

Wednesday 27 September

Oakleigh, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 12-18

Photography Workshop! Bring your camera or phone and learn some tips from a professional.

Bookings: can be made in person or by calling your closest branch.  

Thursday 28 September

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

Stained Glass Look Sun Catcher! Create decorations to brighten up your room.

 Bookings: This event is now BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list by calling your closest branch. 

Thursday 28 September

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

Create a Dragon: Writing Workshop! Create a dragon in this fun writing workshop with author of Lizzy's Dragon, Melissa Gijsbers.

Bookings: This event is now BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list by calling your closest branch.  

Thursday 28 September

Wheelers Hill, 2.30pm, $4.20, for ages 5-12

Mighty Minibeasts Theatre Show! Bring your brave face and get close up and personal with a variety of insects and minibeasts. 

Bookings: This event is now BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list by calling your closest branch. 

 

Week 2: October

Monday 2 October

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

Digital Photo Collage Workshop! Create your own digital masterpiece.

Bookings: This event is now BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list by calling your closest branch.  

Monday 2 October

Mount Waverley, 7pm, FREE, no bookings required

Bedtime Storytime! Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy.

Tuesday 3 October

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

Comic Creators! Make your very own comic.

Bookings: can be made in person or by calling your closest branch (bookings open Monday 18th September) 

Tuesday 3 October

Oakleigh, 7pm, FREE, no bookings required

Bedtime Storytime! Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy.

Tuesday 3 October

Mulgrave, 3pm, $4.20, for ages 5+

Magic Show! Performed by Magiczone.

Bookings: This event is now BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list by calling your closest branch. 

Wednesday 4 October

Clayton, 7pm, FREE, no bookings required

Bedtime Storytime! Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy.

Wednesday 4 October

Oakleigh, 2.30pm, FREE, for ages 5-10

Spring Crafternoon! Enjoy various spring crafts.

Bookings: This event is now BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list by calling your closest branch.  

Thursday 5 October

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

Lego Challenge! Build a marble track with pool noodles and lego bricks.

Bookings: This event is now BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list by calling your closest branch.

Thursday 5 October

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

Young Writers' Group! Discover a world of creative writing with author of Lizzy's Dragon, Melissa Gijsbers.

Bookings: can be made in person or by calling your closest branch.

Thursday 5 October

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

Flying High! Make and decorate your own aeroplane.

Bookings: This event is now BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list by calling your closest branch.  

Friday 6 October

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

Mighty Minibeasts Theatre Show! Bring your brave face and get close up and personal with a variety of insects and minibeasts.

Bookings: This event is now BOOKED OUT. Join the wait list by calling 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: 18 September 2017