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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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December 2018

Free

Remembering the Toolern Vale Fires

December 10 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Margaret Wood shares her first-hand knowledge of the 1965 and Ash Wednesday Toolern Vale fires, joined by Emergency Management Coordinator Peter Doyle, CFA representatives and Monash University’s Margarita Windisch.

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Free

Tech SOS – One on One Sessions

December 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

Need help with your device? We’re offering 30 minute one-on-one sessions to assist you with basic troubleshooting and set-up of your devices.

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Free

Genealogy Help

December 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Join volunteers from the Melton Family History Group in Melton Library’s dedicated local and family history research area, and learn how to get started on your family history using free library resources.

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Free

Investing for Everyone

December 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Learn how investment markets work, with tips and traps around the share and property markets.

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Free

Investing for Everyone

December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Learn how investment markets work, with tips and traps around the share and property markets.

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Free

The How Rudolph Saved Christmas Show

December 17 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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One event on December 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on December 19, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on December 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

Join your favourite Christmas characters in Santa’s Village at the North Pole as they rush to get everything ready in time for Santa’s big journey around the world to deliver presents!

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Free

Explore the eCollections – Music and Film Streaming

December 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:30am

These sessions focus on aspects of our eCollections - Music and Film Streaming.

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January 2019

Free

Movin Round Melton

January 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 7, 2019 at 10:00am

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

One event on January 14, 2019 at 10:00am

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

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

Look for the Big Red Tent and get crafty or have fun with our giant games and sports equipment.

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Free

Smartphone Basics

January 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Your smartphone is also a camera, calendar, clock and much more! This session will take you through the basic functions of most smartphones.

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Free

Smartphone Basics

January 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Your smartphone is also a camera, calendar, clock and much more! This session will take you through the basic functions of most smartphones.

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Free

Sarah Bailey Author Talk

January 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Join Melbourne crime writer Sarah Bailey as she discusses the writing of her new crime thriller, Into the Night, sequel to Australian Book Industry Awards short-listed and Davitt Award winning, The Dark Lake.

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Free

Explore the eCollections – E-books and E-audiobooks

January 16, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on January 17, 2019 at 10:30am

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

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Free

Job Lab at CS Library

January 17, 2019 @ 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 February 7, 2019

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until February 21, 2019

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fifth of the month, repeating until March 7, 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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Free

Library Twilights

January 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until February 7, 2019

Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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This summer, join us for musical entertainment on the lawns in front of Melton Library and Learning Hub.

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Free

Healthy Eating Food Demonstration

January 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Learn to make delicious and nutritious bliss balls and superb smoothies for an easy and healthy snack.

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Free

Healthy Eating Food Demonstration

January 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Learn to make delicious and nutritious bliss balls and superb smoothies for an easy and healthy snack.

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Free

Introduction to IPads

January 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Struggling to master your new (or old!) iPad? We’ll help you get the most out of your device.

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Free

Introduction to IPads

January 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Struggling to master your new (or old!) iPad? We’ll help you get the most out of your device.

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Free

Job Lab at Melton Library

January 24, 2019 @ 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 February 14, 2019

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until February 28, 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

English Conversation Class

January 29, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until February 26, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Tuesday, repeating until February 26, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until March 1, 2019

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

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February 2019

Free

Four Treasures

February 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CS Gallery, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, 3023 Australia
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Drawing on thousands of years of tradition, local ink painters and calligraphers celebrate Chinese New Year with a selection of recent works.The Four Treasures refer to the ink brush, inkstick, paper and inkstone which are the four essential tools of Chinese calligraphy and painting. This exhibition, curated by senior citizens of the Melton Chinese Friendship Association, is a sample of the fine ink and brush techniques used to create delicate lines, shades and tones in these two time-honoured Chinese art…

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Free

Friday Fiction YA Book Club

February 1, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Join our monthly theme-based book club for teens! Grab a hot drink, a seat, and discuss the latest and greatest reads at the library.

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Free

Introduction to Android Tablets

February 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Got an Android tablet or thinking about buying one? Learn to get the most out of your device.

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Free

Arabic Classes

February 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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For the month of February, take the opportunity to come along and join our free classes to improve your knowledge of the Arabic language.

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Free

Introduction to Android Tablets

February 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Got an Android tablet or thinking about buying one? Learn to get the most out of your device.

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Free

Talking About………..Gambling

February 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Is gambling causing concern for you or your family? Join us for a screening of ‘Ka-Ching! Pokie Nation’ followed by an expert panel discussion and Q&A on gambling harm and solutions.

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Free

Calligraphy Workshop

February 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 18, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on February 28, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on March 7, 2019 at 10:00am

Sample techniques to create delicate lines of text, and learn ancient characters from an experienced teacher who has been studying calligraphy for many years.

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Free

Adulting 101 – Building Confidence

February 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Join Julie from CKER Coaching to look at how you can start building confidence in your personal and professional lives.

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Free

Explore the eCollections – Newspapers and Magazines Online

February 13, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on February 14, 2019 at 10:30am

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

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Free

Ink Painting Workshop

February 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 22, 2019 at 10:00am

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

One event on March 4, 2019 at 10:00am

Paint delicate cherry blossoms, birds and bugs in this Chinese ink painting class designed for the absolute beginner.

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Free

Caroline Springs Book Club

February 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Love reading? Like to meet new people? Need some me time? Our book clubs are perfect for you! Take a hand-selected book home one month, chat about it with the group next month.

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Free

Hot Rods

February 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Author Alison Hadfield chats about her dad, Rod, the subject of her book, The Mad Scientist of Australian Hot Rodding, and creator of some of Australia’s most radical, yet immaculately engineered custom cars.

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Free

Hot Rods

February 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Author Alison Hadfield chats about her dad, Rod, the subject of her book, The Mad Scientist of Australian Hot Rodding, and creator of some of Australia’s most radical, yet immaculately engineered custom cars.

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Free

Migrant Workers Job Help Workshop

February 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Easy to understand information about migrant workers’ rights, how to look for local jobs, and templates for making a resume and cover letter.

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Free

Selling Your Craft on Etsy

February 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 28, 2019 at 2:00pm

Join Dee Wild, local crafter and organiser of the Wild About Melbourne Pop-up Makers Markets, as she takes you through the ins-and-outs of selling your own creations on the online marketplace, Etsy.

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Free

Learn Beat Making & Song Writing

February 28, 2019 @ 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:45pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Whether you sing, rap, play instruments or make beats, take it to the next level as you learn the elements of song writing from the Sound of the Future team.

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