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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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September 2018

Free

English Conversation Class

September 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until November 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until November 30, 2018

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

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After Schooligans!

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until November 28, 2018

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

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Free

Exam Cram Sessions

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 3, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on October 10, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on October 4, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on October 11, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 4:00pm

With exams looming you need a quiet place to study, right? We’ve set aside some cram space at our branches so you can get that exam study done.

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Free

Weekly Chess Club – Melton

September 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 28, 2018

Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Learn how to play chess, become a better player or challenge an opponent at our weekly Chess Club.

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Free

Job Lab at Melton Library

September 27 @ 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 November 22, 2018

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 22, 2018

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

Introduction to Apple IPADS

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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You’ll learn how to navigate, feel confident and get the most out of this great device. Bring your own or borrow one of ours.

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Free

Tech SOS – One on One Sessions

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until November 29, 2018

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

Stay Safe Online

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on October 30, 2018 at 2:00pm

Learn about internet security risks and how to keep your personal information and devices safe.

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Free

Resume Review Service for Young Adults

September 27 @ 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 November 29, 2018

Drop-in for resume and job application help, available to young people aged 15-30 years.

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October 2018

Free

Homework Club

October 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, repeating until November 26, 2018

Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Get free homework help every Monday from a qualified tutor, along with free Wi-Fi and library resources.

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Free

Know Your eLibrary

October 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on October 29, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on November 26, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 2, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 30, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on November 27, 2018 at 10:30am

To know more about our eBooks, eAudio books, eMagazines and eMusic come along to our information sessions at the library.

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Free

Weekly Chess Club – Caroline Springs

October 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Monday, repeating until November 26, 2018

Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Learn how to play chess, become a better player or challenge an opponent at our weekly Chess Club.

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Free

Game on Tuesdays

October 2 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2018

Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Show us your FIFA 18 & NBA 2K18 skills at our weekly gaming competitions.

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Free

Draw Your Story

October 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

Do you love drawing? Here’s your chance to get tips from a professional artist!

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Free

Job Lab at CS Library

October 4 @ 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 November 29, 2018

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until November 29, 2018

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fifth of the month, repeating until November 29, 2018

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

My Health Record: Should I Opt Out

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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An expert panel - including local GP Dr Bhajanpreet Rawal and freelance journalist Asher Wolf - will discuss this new scheme, looking at benefits as well as concerns about security of information and privacy.

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Free

How To Win a Nobel Prize

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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The show is based on the informative adventure book How to Win a Nobel Prize. Co-author Lorna Hendry and illustrator Bernard Caleo host this interactive performance that lets you step into the wild, weird and wonderful world of breakthrough science.

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Free

Short Story Competition Awards Night

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Celebrate all things writing as we announce our winning entries in the Melton City Libraries Short Story Competition.

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Free

Cartooning with Adam Wallace

October 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on October 6, 2018 at 1:30pm

Adam has authored over 30 books and he’ll be showing us some cool cartooning from the How to Draw series where UFOs become dogs, roosters become rabbits, and more!

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Free

Anymation by the Furals

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on October 6, 2018 at 1:30pm

Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Through Anymation you will learn the skills and techniques behind Claymation, explore multi channelling and green screen effects, and learn how to create, edit and save film projects.

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Free

Open Day at Melton Botanic Garden

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Melton Botanic Garden, 40 Lakewood Blvd
Melton, VIC 3337 Australia
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This spring, the library will be coming to the Melton Botanic Garden! Join us for an Open Day led by the Friends of the Melton Botanic Garden.

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Free

Kids, Blokes and Science

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on October 16, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 23, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Grab your dad, uncle, grandpa, step-dad, carer, whoever, and book in for weekly sessions with the Scientwists!

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Free

Author Talk – Justin Heazlewood

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Justin Heazlewood is an award-winning writer and comic, also known as ARIA-nominated musician The Bedroom Philosopher.

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Free

Botanical Photography & Photo Editing

October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Practice your photo editing skills on your smart phone or tablet.

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Free

Euro Games

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 13, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 10, 2018 at 10:00am

Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Eurogames are table-top games designed to keep all players involved to the end, and rely more on strategy than luck.

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Free

Get Smart with Brain Training

October 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Brain health tips are woven between the activities as much as possible for an active learning style.

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Free

Resume Writing Seminar

October 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 16, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on October 29, 2018 at 10:00am

Learn to create the perfect resume, discover essential interview tips and much more. Bookings essential.

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Free

Adulting 101 – Mental Health for Students

October 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Join Naomi from Headspace to learn what stress is, how it affects us, and how you can minimise stress and look after yourself while studying.

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Free

Tech Ready Tourist

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 18, 2018 at 2:00pm

Be inspired and learn the latest tips and tricks when it comes to planning your next holiday online.

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Free

Family Activities at Atherstone

October 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on October 20, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on November 17, 2018 at 10:30am

Bridge Road Community Centre, 260 - 266 Bridge Road
Strathtulloh, Victoria 3338 Australia
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The library comes to you with fun activities and loads to do.

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Free

Introduction to Drones

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Are you fascinated by drones? Flying drones is not only a hobby, they are also used for businesses like real estate, photography, mapping, and more! It’s important to know your options, as well as understanding the basic technology, regulations and technicalities of safe usage before diving into the world of drones.

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Free

Tiny Houses – Living Simply in Small Homes

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on October 27, 2018 at 2:00pm

Come along to hear an expert in the field discuss the benefits of the Tiny House Movement.
Tiny Houses are mobile and flexible, and can help you reconsider your consumer needs.

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Free

Bird Week Family Show

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Celebrate Bird Week 2018 with some live (trained) birds from Leigh Valley Hawk and Owl Sactuary.

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Free

Trick or Treat – It’s Halloween

October 31 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Get yourself ready and set to go this Halloween. Come in your costume and get your face painted while you make a goody bag to take out trick or treating!

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November 2018

Free

Food Carving Demonstration

November 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Love salad decorations and want to learn how to carve fruits and vegetables? Join us at Caroline springs library on World Vegan Day to celebrate food art.

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Free

Diwali Festival of Lights Celebration – Melton

November 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Celebrate Diwali with a special Storytime for kids, followed by Bollywood dance at Caroline Springs, and a screening of Bollywood classic ‘Padmavat’ at Melton.

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Free

Food and Your Mood

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Evidence now shows that diet is a key factor in promoting and protecting mental health. Dr Wolf Marx and Claire Young from Deakin University’s Food and Mood Centre will discuss strategies for using nutrition to promote mental health.

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Free

Feisty Fairytales: Susannah McFarlane!

November 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Come dressed as your favourite superhero and hang out with EJ12 Girl Hero author, Susannah McFarlane.

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Free

Spit and Polish – Editing for Beginners

November 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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In this practical workshop – led by author and editor, Lorna Hendry – we will discuss the three different stages of editing, practise applying them to short samples of writing and talk about how best to edit your own work and that of others.

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Free

True Crime: Robin Bowles & Vikki Petraitis

November 25 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Robin and Vikki will give an insider’s glimpse into some of Australia’s most interesting true crime stories.

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Free

Too Many Passwords? Try a Manager

November 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Password managers are a secure way to create and remember strong, unique passwords for all your accounts.

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