Events Calendar

Events for October, 2017

  • School Holiday Fun!

    Professor Bunsen at Preston Library

    When: 3 Oct 2017, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    Science and technology will come to life with Professor Bunsen. Be amazed by the unexpected… a teaspoon of sugar exploding, sound being poured, a sound-carrying light beam and more.

    For kids aged 5-12.

    Bookings Essential!

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • School Holiday Fun!

    Professor Bunsen at Northcote Library

    When: 3 Oct 2017, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location: Northcote Library
    Science and technology will come to life with Professor Bunsen. Be amazed by the unexpected… a teaspoon of sugar exploding, sound being poured, a sound-carrying light beam and more.

    For kids aged 5-12.

    Bookings Essential!

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.
  • Northern Knitters

    Northern Knitters

    When: 4 Oct 2017, from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location: Reservoir Library
    Work on your latest knitting project in the company of fellow knitters. Northern Knitters is held monthly on the fi rst Wednesday of the month.

    Everyone is welcome, from beginners to experts.

    BYO needles!

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.

  • School Holiday Fun!

    Recycled Animal Craft at Fairfield Library

    When: 5 Oct 2017, from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location: Fairfield Library
    Make animals using recycled materials and learn about the importance of recycling.

    For kids aged 5-12.

    Bookings Essential!

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.


  • School Holiday Fun!

    Recycled Animal Craft at Reservoir Library

    When: 6 Oct 2017, from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location: Reservoir Library
    Make animals using recycled materials and learn about the importance of recycling.

    For kids aged 5-12.

    Bookings Essential!

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Beginner Computer Classes

    Beginner Computer Classes

    When: Occurs from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM every week on Wednesday, from 11 Oct 2017 until 25 Oct 2017
    Location: Reservoir Library
    Are you looking to improve your computer skills but not sure how to start? These three computer classes give you the building blocks you need to find your way around the internet and communicate online.

    Book into all three one hour sessions or choose the one that is right for you.

    Book online at darebinlibraries.vic.gov.au or call 1300 655 355.

    Wednesday 11 October
    Introduction to Using a Computer
    10.30–11.30am, Reservoir Library

    Wednesday 18 October
    Browsing the Internet
    10.30–11.30am, Reservoir Library

    Wednesday 25 October
    Sending Emails
    10.30–11.30am, Reservoir Library


  • True Crime - The Inside Stories

    True Crime - The Inside Stories

    When: 12 Oct 2017, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Location: Northcote Library
    Nationally respected true crime writers Vikki Petraitis and Robin Bowles will shine the spotlight on some of Australia’s bestknown crimes. Their knowledge encompasses some of the highest profile murder mysteries from recent times, including Jaidyn Leskie, Jennifer Tanner, Paul Dale, serial killer Paul Denyer and many more.

    In this talk, Robin and Vikki will discuss some of their most famous true-crime stories and give you the opportunity to get answers to those doubts that have always niggled in the back of your mind. Come prepared with questions for these mavens of mystery!

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Decibels Indie Acoustic Session

    Decibels Indie Acoustic Session

    When: 19 Oct 2017, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location: Reservoir Library
    Some of this year’s featured artists from the Decibels Indie program will perform in a stripped back acoustic set in the Youth Library.  Decibels Youth Music Centre is the youth music and arts hub of Darebin City Council and runs various programs to support and develop emerging young artists and musicians.

    Decibels Indie program supports young, independent artists to realize creative projects, with support from the inception of ideas right through to the finished product.

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.

  • Device Advice

    Device Advice

    When: 19 Oct 2017, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location: Northcote Library
    Get help completing simple tasks on your device in a 20 minute one-on-one session with a library staff member.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Literacy for your Pre-Schooler

    Literacy for your Pre-Schooler

    When: 24 Oct 2017, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    The foundations for children’s literacy skills are built from birth. Discover how babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers can gain the skills they need to learn to read and write.

    Learn how Darebin is faring and how to choose great books for your children.

    Presented by the Let’s Read program, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Children's Week Show

    Children's Week Show

    When: 25 Oct 2017, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    Ron is the master of laughter, the maestro of mischief, the sultan of silliness! Bring your kids along for magic, music and laughs.

    For kids 5-12.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Halloween Ghost Stories

    Halloween Ghost Stories

    When: 31 Oct 2017, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location: Reservoir Library
    Join us for some spooky stories on All Hallows’ Eve. A seasoned ghost hunter from award winning Lantern Ghost Tours will share supernatural tales from the Darebin area and surrounds.

    All ages welcome, but parental supervision required for children.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

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