Spring School Holiday Program
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local_library Spring School Holidays Event Calendar

bookmark_border About the school Holiday program

The Spring School Holiday program will run from Monday 24 September - Friday 5 October. Many fun workshops and interesting performances are on offer.

Please book early to avoid missing out on some great events.

WEEK 1

Marvellous Magic Mirrors : Workshop

Get crafty with old comics. Rip, glue and create your own magic mirror to take home. (Ages 8 - 12 Years)

local_movies FREE ENTRY

When and Where:

  • calendar_today Monday 24 September
  • alarm 2 - 4 pm
  • my_location Emerald Hill Library
    195 Bank St, South Melbourne VIC 3205

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Belly Dance : Workshop

Shimmy and shake your way with simple dance steps and learn a bellydance routine to the sounds of Middle-Eastern music. (Ages 3 - 8 Years)

local_movies $6 ENTRY FEE

When and Where:

  • calendar_today Tuesday 25 September
  • alarm11 - 11.30 am
  • my_location Albert Park Library
    319 Montague St Vic 3206

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Rockpool Discovery wild action : Performance

Meet some of the creatures that live in the sea. Be amazed by a seahorse and meet a puffy globefish.(Ages 3 - 8 Years)

local_movies $6 ENTRY FEE

When and Where:

  • calendar_today Wednesday 26 September
  • alarm 1 - 2 pm
  • my_location Port Melbourne Library
    333 Bay St, Port Melbourne VIC 3207

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Cartooning with Toonworld : Workshop

Toonworld encourage you to get creative and inventive. You will meet fun characters and design your own super heroes. (Ages 7 - 12 Years)

local_movies $6 ENTRY FEE

When and Where:

  • calendar_today Thursday 27 September
  • alarm 12 - 1.30 pm
  • my_location St Kilda Library
    150 Carlisle St, St Kilda VIC 3182

Book it

WEEK 2

Dancing with Anna Go GO : Workshop

Get your crazy dancing shoes on and learn all the best dance moves with the fabulous Anna Go Go in this high energy workshop. (Ages 7 - 12)

local_movies $6 ENTRY FEE

When and Where:

  • calendar_today Tuesday 2 October
  • alarm11am - 12.30pm
  • my_location St Kilda Library
    150 Carlisle St, St Kilda VIC 3182

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Marble Mania : Workshop

Put your engineering skills to the test using marbles, a bit of tape and a whole lot of strange and wonderful recycled items. (Ages 8 - 12 Years)

local_movies FREE ENTRY

When and Where:

  • calendar_today Wednesday 3 October
  • alarm 2 - 3.30 pm
  • my_location Emerald Hill Library
    195 Bank St, South Melbourne VIC 3205

Book it

Marvellous Magic Mirrors : Workshop

Get crafty with old comics. Rip, glue and create your own magic mirror to take home. (Ages 8 - 12 Years)

local_movies FREE ENTRY

When and Where:

  • calendar_today Thursday 4 October
  • alarm 1 - 3 pm
  • my_location St Kilda Library
    150 Carlisle St, St Kilda VIC 3182

Book it

Classic Fairytales with a Twist : Carp performance

Come on an adventure and meet fairytale characters who are bored of ‘happily ever after’ bliss! ( Ages 4 - 8 Years)

local_movies FREE ENTRY

When and Where:

  • calendar_today Thursday 4 October
  • alarm 7 - 7.45 pm
  • my_location St Kilda Library
    150 Carlisle St, St Kilda VIC 3182

Book it

info Regular Storyime FYI

No regular Storytime sessions will be offered during the Spring School Holiday Program.

bookmark_border Writing competition

Fire up your imagination these Spring Holidays and impress us with a story BEGINNING with:

“CRACK! BANG! goes lightning on a dark and stormy night……..
(Thanks to Quincy aged 10 from AP Lightning Readers for the opening line)

Terms and conditions:

  • Maximum words 1000 per entry
  • Please TYPE your entries and number the pages.
  • On a separate page include the Title of the story, name, age, phone number AND email address.
  • Entrants should be living or going to school in the City of Port Phillip.
  • Entry closes Monday 15 October
  • Winners notified via email or phone by Friday 26 October
  • Winning entries will be announced and published on the Library’s Lightning Readers blog in the following week

Entry categories:

  • 7-8 Years
  • 9-10 years
  • 11-13 years

Prizes:

  • Book vouchers for 1st($65.00) and 2nd prize($35.00) in each age category to be won.

How to submit:

Entries can be submitted online (format pdf,doc,docx ) or in person at you nearest Port Phillip branch.

mail_outline librarycompentries@portphillip.vic.gov.au

Include the Subject:
'Kids Library writing competition 2018 entry'