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Spooky Stories: winners announced

We would like to congratulate the winners of our inaugural Halloween writing competition, Spooky Stories. Lisa (6-10 age group) and Sarah (11-14 age group) were chosen as the winners by guest judge, author Anna Zobel. Thank you to all of our entrants. Anna’s overall comments reflect the talent of young writers in Moonee Valley: The…

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Book Week design contest & performances

Book Week is just around the corner! We’re kicking off celebrations early with a book cover design competition. Young readers aged 3-12 years are invited to show off their creativity by designing a front cover for their favourite book (or an imagined one!), including a title and an illustration. All entrants will receive a small…

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The Unseen Library: for teens, by teens

You’ve never seen the library like this before: a free after-hours extravaganza exclusively for teenagers. Join us on Saturday 3 June, 6pm-9.30pm for free food, live entertainment, games, art, talent shows, and even career advice – all for those aged 12-18 years. This project was conceived and designed by a group of talented young people…

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Bilingual Storytime with the CEO

We have a special guest joining us for Preschool Storytime at Flemington Library in the first week of Term 3. Helen Sui, CEO of Moonee Valley City Council, will be sharing one of her favourite picture books with us in Mandarin! This is a one-time-only performance so don’t miss out! Flemington LibraryFriday 15 July, 10.30amSuitable…

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The Lab technology club

The Lab is a network of technology clubs for children and young people who identify as being on the autism spectrum and who enjoy working with computers. There are four sessions run weekly at Moonee Valley Libraries locations during school terms. Each session is led by mentors, who are professional programmers, graphic designers, 3D modellers and software designers. There are no…

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Brain Buster Bags

Brain Buster Bags are back

You asked and we delivered – Brain Buster Bags are back! After the roaring of success of our curated bags of books for children during lockdown, they will be making an indefinite return to all branches. How does it work? Call your local branch 48 hours in advance of visiting the library and request a…

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Brain Buster Bags

Brain Buster Bags

We know that it can be hard to choose books for your kids without being in the library. The solution? Brain Buster Bags! These are curated bags full of books and more based on your child’s age group. Every bag is different and hand selected by our own children’s librarians. How? Simply call your local branch,…

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