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Melton City Libraries

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Melton City Libraries includes Melton Library and Learning Hub, Caroline Springs Library and Civic Centre. We also have a presence at Diggers Rest Family Services and Eynesbury Discovery Centre. We offer an array programs in story telling, arts and crafts, writing workshops and author talks for children, teens and adults.

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May 2019

Free

Creative Writing for Beginners

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 26, 2019

Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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This creative writing group will provide a safe and inspiring environment to encourage you to write.

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Free

After Schooligans!

May 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday and Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

Hang out with us after school - there will be something different to do every week! It could be art, craft, games, literary or STEM related activities.

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Free

English Conversation Class

May 28 @ 9:15 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until August 30, 2019

Come along and improve your English speaking, reading and writing skills.

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Free

Scams Information Session

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Join this session to learn about the most common types of scams and how to avoid them.

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Tech SOS – One on One Session

May 28 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Get a free 30-minute one-on-one session to learn about your iPad, computer, smartphone or other device.

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Free

Resume Review Service for Young Adults

May 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Drop-in for resume and job application help.

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Making IT!

May 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
CS Gallery, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, 3023 Australia
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Photographer Wayne Quilliam will share tips and tricks on developing your career as a young artist

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Free

Kids, Blokes and Science

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 12, 2019

Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Grab your dad, uncle, grandpa, step-dad, carer, the man in your life, and book in for weekly sessions with the Scientwists!

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Free

Genealogy Help

May 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Learn how to get started on your family history using free library resources.

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Free

Explore the eCollections – Newspapers and Magazines Online

May 29 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on May 30, 2019 at 9:30am

These sessions focus on aspects of our eCollections - E-books and E-audiobooks.

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Free

Chess Club

May 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Learn how to play chess, become a better player or challenge an opponent.

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Free

Job Lab at Caroline Springs Library

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until August 1, 2019

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until August 15, 2019

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fifth of the month, repeating until August 29, 2019

Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Join our free regular sessions to improve your resume and job seeking skills with the help of a qualified careers advisor.

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DJIWARR Opening Event

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
CS Gallery, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, 3023 Australia
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Photographer Wayne Quilliam presents a series of digital works which draw on textures and tones from nature to depict the female form.

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June 2019

Free

Mindfulness Mornings

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 6, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 3, 2019 at 10:00am

Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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This class will teach basic meditation methods and meaningful skills for personal practice.

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Free

Citizenship Test Assistance

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 20, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 1:00pm

Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Interactive sessions that will help guide candidates through the Australian Citizenship: Our Common Bond booklet in preparation for sitting the Australian Citizenship Test.

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Free

Photographers Tour with Wayne Quilliam

June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CS Gallery, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, 3023 Australia
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Wayne Quilliam presents stories about his illustrious photography career amidst his experimental photo art at CS Gallery.

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Free

Tech Circle

June 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on July 2, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on August 6, 2019 at 10:30am

Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Discuss your tech experiences and favourite apps, ask questions and share tips about your smart device over morning tea.

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Free

EID Celebration

June 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Eid al-Fitr is a religious festival celebrated by Muslims that marks the end of Ramadan.

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Free

Lets Play Bridge

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until August 30, 2019

Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Melton Bridge Club will be on hand in these sessions to develop your skills.

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Free

Euro Games

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 13, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 10, 2019 at 10:00am

Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Eurogames are a type of board game which are thoughtful and social.

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Free

International Movie Time!

June 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 17, 2019 at 3:30pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 3:30pm

One event on July 23, 2019 at 3:30pm

One event on August 13, 2019 at 3:30pm

One event on August 21, 2019 at 3:30pm

Come and enjoy movies from around the world in different languages and we’ll supply the free popcorn andrefreshments.

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Free

Social Seniors

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on June 19, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on June 26, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on July 11, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on July 18, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on July 25, 2019 at 10:00am

Social Seniors workshops help seniors use social media to produce a ‘digital story’ on their phone or tablet to share.

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Free

Job Lab at Melton Library

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until August 8, 2019

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until August 22, 2019

Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Join our free regular sessions to improve your resume and job seeking skills with the help of a qualified careers advisor.

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Free

Mindfulness for Seniors

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on July 22, 2019 at 10:30am

Be mindful and creative whilst you colour in a bookmark template which will then be laminated ready to bookmark your next great read.

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Free

Learn your Library Tours

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on June 19, 2019 at 10:00am

Join us for a tour of your local library. Find out about the facility and all that the library has to offer.

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Free

Japan: What you wont Hear from your Travel Agent

June 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Learn daily aspects of Japanese life that tourists don’t often experience.

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Free

Smart Snacks

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Join child psychologist Michael and foodie Flip to learn about great snacks for your kids.

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Free

Europe’s Changing Borders

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Chris Elmore from the International Settlers Group in the Genealogical Society of Victoria will help you on your family history journey.

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Free

Being Social

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 30, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 27, 2019 at 10:00am

Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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These sessions will cover how to communicate with local authorities, understand financial terms, follow civic laws, connect with social services and more.

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Free

Herbs for Winter

June 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Herbs aren’t just for cooking! Learn how to use many home grown herbs to make simple, healthy home remedies.

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Free

Tech Ready Tourist

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Be inspired and pick up some excellent tips when it comes to planning your next holiday online.

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Free

Travel Tales: Coffee, Marzipan & Meltdown

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Freelance travel writer Tim Richards recounts his trip by rail and ferry across Europe taking in Hamburg, Copenhagen, Warsaw, Kiev, Chernobyl and more.

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July 2019

Free

Fun Ferments

July 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Learn how to make Kombucha at home with natural herbs and fruit for flavouring!

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Free

Get Smart Online

July 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Bring your smart phone to this hands-on workshop as we go through common scams and abuses and how you can protect yourself with settings, apps andyour behaviour.

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Free

Gorgeous Girl – Author Talk

July 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Writer Mary K. Pershall details her heart-rending experience of raising a beloved child who couldn’t cope with reality and arrives in a maximum-security prison convicted of murder.

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Free

Declutter your Life!

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on July 25, 2019 at 6:00pm

Ready to simplify your life? The KonMari method focuses on what to keep, making it easier to let go of unnecessary items.

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Free

Cybersafety 101 for Small Business

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Business owners (or anyone!) can expect to demystify terminology and learn practical tips on identifying security risks, what the consequences are and how to minimise them.

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August 2019

Free

Aboriginal Astronomy

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Astrophysics student and Kamilaroi woman Krystal De Napoli explores 65,000 years of Australian Astronomy, the stories of the First People and how stars are used to navigate, harvest and hunt.

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Free

Comedy Night with Kirsty Webeck

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Beat the winter cold with Melbourne’s notoriously upbeat comedian Kirsty Webeck, fresh from the Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow.

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Free

Chinese Cooking Workshop

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on August 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

Learn to prepare a selection of amazing traditional Chinese dishes, and then enjoy a delicious sample.

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Free

Seniors Movie Screenings

August 28 @ 10:45 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on August 8, 2019 at 1:30pm

Annie Get Your Gun starring Betty Hutton and Howard Keel. Wednesday 28 August • 10.45am-1.30pm • Caroline Springs Library African Queen starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn. Thursday 8 August • 1.30-3pm • Melton Library

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