Programs

Poetry Slam Event

Australian Poetry Slam Heat

The search is on for Australia’s 2022 slam poetry champion. We are hosting one of many heats in the lead up to the APS 2022 finals, at The Clocktower Centre on Friday 29 July. Entrants may perform two minutes of original work in front of a supportive audience. Speak, scream, howl, whisper or even sing…

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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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Winter Warmers Clothing Drive

This winter Moonee Valley Libraries, in partnership with Helping Hands Mission Inc., is welcoming donations of suitable winter clothing for individuals and families in need. Heavy jackets, raincoats, scarves, gloves, blankets and winter woollies are being sought to give to eligible community members. Donations can be taken to all Moonee Valley Libraries from June 1 –…

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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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Library on the Move at Strathmore

Have you heard? Moonee Valley Libraries has a brand new mobile library van! The Library on the Move brings all the very best of our library services to a neighbourhood near you. We are thrilled to be popping up on Woodland Street in Strathmore weekly from 18 January 2022, with more locations to be announced…

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Winners announced – Strange Days

The inaugural Moonee Valley Libraries writing award launched this year, to the theme of Strange Days. We received 200 entries from writers all over Victoria. The judging panel read all entries anonymously and were highly impressed by the quality and creativity of the writing. A shortlist of 10 was passed on to our guest judge,…

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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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Big Summer Read

BIG Summer Read

Join us for the BIG Summer Read, a statewide reading challenge for children! The BIG Summer Read starts Wednesday 1 December 2021 and registration is now open. Log your reading over summer to win prizes! To get started, download the Beanstack app or visit https://plv.beanstack.org/reader365. Prizes include a Sprite Micro scooter (with LED wheels!), gift cards…

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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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Strange Days 2021 Writing Award

There is nothing more powerful than a true story. Strange Days is a creative non-fiction writing prize presented by Moonee Valley Libraries to provide people an opportunity to share their stories and connect during a time of disruption, pain and change. Explore your creativity and craft by writing a 1500-word non-fiction essay to the theme of Strange…

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