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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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Upcoming Programs

June 2018
Free

Chaco Kato Weaving Workshops

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - June 24 @ 4:00 pm

Blurring the line between contemporary art and craft, Chaco invites you to come and weave your own textile work into her unique string installations.

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Kerry Tucker – Author Talk

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Kerry Tucker’s The Prisoner is the story of a woman whose darkest hour became a turning point in her life.

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Free

Weekly Chess Club – Caroline Springs

June 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Monday, repeating until August 27, 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

English Conversation Class

June 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

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

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Free

Tech SOS – One on One Sessions

June 26 @ 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 August 30, 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

Game On Tuesdays

Playstation
June 26 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 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 new weekly gaming competitions.

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Job Help for Young Adults with Youth Now

June 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018

The team from YouthNow will be in-house at Melton Library every second Tuesday offering free employment related help to young people aged 15-30 years.

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Introduction to IPADS

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 29, 2018 at 10:00am

Let us help you get started with the basics and walk you through the fundamentals of using your iPad.

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Free

Weekly Chess Club – Melton

June 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 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

June 28 @ 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 9, 2018

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until August 23, 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

Table Top Role Playing Games

June 29 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

Caroline Springs Leisure Centre, The Parade
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023 AU
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Assume the role of a character within an imaginary world across the gaming table.

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July 2018
Free

Kickbrick

July 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:20 pm
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One event on July 2, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on July 2, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on July 2, 2018 at 2:30pm

Join the team from KICKBrick and use their foam building bricks for awesome fun!

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Free

Homework Club

July 2 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:30pm on Monday, repeating until August 27, 2018

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

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Free

Mini Maestros

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 11, 2018 at 10:00am

Mini Maestros offers fun and educational music classes for children, including babies, toddlers, and pre-schoolers.

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Free

Job Lab at CS Library

July 5 @ 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 2, 2018

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until August 16, 2018

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fifth of the month, repeating until August 30, 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

Coding Basics

July 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on July 5, 2018 at 2:30pm

Use basic coding principles to create your very own game, from scratch!

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Free

Foost Smoothie Bikes

July 7 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on July 7, 2018 at 2:30pm

Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Pedal your own snack on our Smoothie Bike. It’s amazing get fit fun for adults and kids alike!

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$30

Cubist Still Life Drawing

July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Raglans Cottage, 237 High Street
Melton, VIC 3337
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Work with local artist Katrina Fisicaro over three lessons to create a Cubist style still-life, focusing on flat planes of colour, patterned design and fragmentation, and using coloured pencils, charcoal and oil pastels.

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Free

Wurundjeri Storytelling & Craft

July 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 9, 2018 at 2:00pm

Join us for stories of the Wurundjeri people’s history and culture and make a scratch-art boomerang or marsupial!

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Free

Know your e-Library

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on July 9, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 10, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 6, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 7, 2018 at 6:00pm

The library’s eCollection never closes, and can be accessed on your computer, mobile, tablet or iPad.
Bring your device along and learn about our eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eMusic.

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Free

Recycled Art & Craft

July 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 10, 2018 at 2:00pm

Use your imagination to create great works of art from materials that would normally be put into the garbage.

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Free

Healthy and Wealthy with Frugality

July 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Frugality is underrated, sometimes even vilified, but it’s great! In this class you’ll learn that you don’t need to shop for your happiness.

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Free

Drawing Skills: The Self Portrait

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 24, 2018 at 6:00pm

Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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ut down your smartphone and pick up a pencil. This workshop is all about ‘taking a selfie’ the slow way, with pencil, paper and a load of creativity.

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Free

Tech Ready Tourist

July 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on August 16, 2018 at 6:00pm

Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Be inspired and pick up some tips and tricks when it comes to planning your next holiday online.

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Free

Recipe Raves

July 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until August 8, 2018

Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Love food and can't stop talking about it? Join us to chat about cookbooks, blogs, YouTube recipe channels and similar resources.

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Free

Animation

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn how to use traditional and modern methods to bring a short story to life through animation. 

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Free

Chess Tournament

July 13 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Experience the fun of competition chess and play against others under tournament conditions.

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Free

Anu Patel : Recent Works

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
CS Gallery, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, 3023 Australia
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Bold new studio work by Anuradha Patel featuring laser-cut metal work, prints and papercuts. Join a papercut workshop in the gallery to celebrate this new exhibition.

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Free

Short Story Competition

July 16 @ 9:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Our popular annual Short Story Competition is a great opportunity to showcase your talent and have your work assessed by popular authors.

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Free

Writing Workshops with Alex Hammond

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 17, 2018 at 12:30pm

Join Alex Hammond, judge of last year’s Melton City Council Short Story Competition for a writing workshop.
Hone your skills ready to enter this year’s competition. Bookings essential.

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Free

Resume Writing Seminar

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 20, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on August 30, 2018 at 10:00am

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

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Free

Paper-cut Colour! Workshop & Exhibition

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Come and see how different community members used coloured paper to explore different paper cutting techniques from all over the world.

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Free

Marvellous Cupcakes

July 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Go pro at cupcake decoration! Come along for hands on training with Sweet Mayada.

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Free

Pyjama Party

July 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on July 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

Bring along your favourite night time snuggler and join us for an evening storytime where we will sing, dance and read stories. All ages.

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Free

What Knits us Together

July 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on July 24, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on August 1, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on August 4, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on August 11, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on August 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 1, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on September 15, 2018 at 10:30am

Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Join resident artist Georgie Nicolson from Tikki Knits to create a woollen art piece. Beginners and experienced knitters will work on individual art pieces before knitting together in the last session to produce a collective wall hanging.

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Free

Hard Cuddles – James ‘The Hammer’ Harding

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Visit the dark and violent past of Melbourne underworld figure James Harding as he discusses his auto-biography Hard Cuddles

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August 2018
Free

Seniors Movie Screening – Charade

August 1 @ 10:45 am - 1:30 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Join us at the Caroline Springs Library for a free showing of Charade starring Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant and Walter Matthau. Rated PG.

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Free

Victoria University Information Session

August 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Start planning your future. A representative from Victoria University will discuss courses, pathways and opportunities for Year 10, 11 and 12 students.

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Free

Seniors Movie Afternoon – The Wizard of OZ

August 2 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Join us for a free showing of the movie “The Wizard of OZ" starring Judy Garland as Dorothy.

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Free

Introduction to Coding

August 6 @ 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 August 29, 2018

Learn the fundamentals of coding, and work towards the creation of your own game! Attendance is required at all sessions.

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Free

Federation University Information Session

August 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Join Josh Lloyd and current students from Federation University Australia as they discuss courses, pathways and opportunities for Year 10, 11 and 12 students.

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Free

Shakespeare’s Library

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Antiquarian book expert Stuart Kells talks about his latest book, Shakespeare’s Library

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Free

History Month 2018: How my ancestral brick wall became a novel by Janeen O’Connell

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Celebrate National Family History Week with local author Janeen O'Connell - a passionate historical fiction author. Her debut novel "No Room for Regret" is the culmination of many years researching her family history.

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Free

Tax Essentials

August 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Struggling with tax returns? Get essential tax tips from the ATO itself.

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Free

Tax Essentials for Small Business

August 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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New to business and not sure about your tax rights? Come along to this free workshop run by ATO staff.

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Free

Australian Poetry Slam Heat

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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We’re hosting a heat of Australia’s 2018 poetry slam championship! Speak or even sing your words in this electric live event.

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Free

Mary Anwat : Woven

August 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Baskets and art pieces created by Mary Anwat and friends from natural and plastic fibres during her recent residence at Raglan’s Cottage.

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Free

Bookweek – Find Your Treasure

August 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on August 23, 2018 at 4:00pm

This year’s Book Week theme is Find Your Treasure! Come along dressed up as your favourite book character and join us for fun and games. Prizes for the best dressed.

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