Events Calendar

Events for January, 2018

  • The Dressmaker

    The Dressmaker

    When: 4 Jan 2018, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    The Dressmaker is a bittersweet, comedy-drama set in early 1950’s Australia. Tilly Dunnage, a beautiful and talented misfit, returns home to the tiny middle-of-nowhere town of Dungatar to right the wrongs of the past.

    Not only does she reconcile with her ailing mother and unexpectedly fall in love, but armed with her sewing machine and incredible sense of style, she transforms the women of the town and in doing so gets sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.

    Rated M – Mature themes, violence, coarse language and sexual references.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Summer Holiday Fun!

    Who is Fitzy Fox?

    When: 8 Jan 2018, from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Location: Fairfield Library
    Join author Amelia Trompf for this fun storytelling session.

    For kids aged 2–5

    Bookings Essential!

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.
  • Summer Holiday Fun!

    Amelia Trompf

    When: 8 Jan 2018, from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Location: Northcote Library
    Join local author, Amelia Trompf, to hear how she created her book Who is Fitzy Fox?

    For kids aged 5–12

    Bookings Essential!

    Book online or call 1300655355.
  • Lion

    Lion

    When: 10 Jan 2018, from 6:15 PM to 8:15 PM
    Location: Northcote Library
    In this adaptation of the memoir A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley, a fiveyear-old Indian boy is adopted by an Australian couple after he gets lost and ends up in Calcutta. Years later, he decides to search for his birth family. Dev Patel stars as the adult Brierley; Nicole Kidman, David Wenham, and Rooney Mara co-star.

    Rated PG – Mild themes.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Summer Holiday Fun!

    Dave the Drummer

    When: 10 Jan 2018, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location: Preston Library
    With upbeat rhythms and quirky humour, Drummer Dave explores the maths and technology of telling the time.

    For kids aged 5–12

    Bookings Essential!

    Book online or call 1300655355.
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    When: 11 Jan 2018, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the wild New Zealand bush with cantankerous foster uncle Hec. When tragedy strikes, Ricky and Hec go on the run from a national manhunt. Directed by Taika Waititi, this comedy/adventure story is at once hilarious, touching and charmingly offbeat.

    Rated PG – Mild themes and coarse language.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Rams

    Rams

    When: 12 Jan 2018, from 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM
    Location: Reservoir Library
    Majestically shot in a spectacular, weather-swept valley, this wryly observed fable about two brothers who are more obstinate than the sheep they breed begins as a droll comedy about rural life and grows into a graceful and mythic tale about family, community and legacy. Winner Best Film Cannes. Icelandic with English subtitles.

    Rated M – Course language and nudity.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Summer Holiday Fun!

    Circle Portraits

    When: 12 Jan 2018, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location: Reservoir Library
    See yourself in a different light!  Draw a self-portrait and become part of our art installation.

    For kids aged 5–12
    Bookings Essential!

    Book online or call 1300655355.
  • Summer Holiday Fun!

    So Surreal!

    When: 16 Jan 2018, from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location: Northcote Library
    Build bizarre bodies and create crazy characters with surrealist art game Exquisite Corpse.

    For kids aged 5–12

    Bookings Essential!

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.
  • Hidden Figures

    Hidden Figures

    When: 18 Jan 2018, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    Three brilliant African-American women at NASA, Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.

    Rated PG – Mild themes and course language.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Summer Holiday Fun!

    Who Lives Here?

    When: 18 Jan 2018, from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location: Reservoir Library
    Create an animal and its habitat and find out about the work of leading Australian artist, Fiona Hall.

    For kids aged 5–12
    Bookings Essential!

    Book online or call 1300655355.
  • Summer Holiday Fun!

    Come and Play!

    When: 19 Jan 2018, from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    Challenge yourself and your friends to play ‘The Body’ a board game with a twist!

    For kids aged 5–12
    Bookings Essential!

    Book online or call 1300655355.
  • Public Holiday

    Public Holiday

    When: 26 Jan 2018, from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM
    Location: All Libraries are closed

    Darebin Libraries will be closed for the public holiday on Friday 26 Jan. Items can be renewed online or returned to our after hours chutes at each library and our eresources and elibrary are always open!
    https://www.darebinlibraries.vic.gov.au/

  • Nevo Zisin - Being me

    Nevo Zisin - Being Me

    When: 30 Jan 2018, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    Nevo is a young, passionate activist and writer. They also happen to be transgender and identify as non-binary. Nevo released their memoir, Finding Nevo, at the age of 21. Nevo will present a fun and engaging session about the life and experiences of a transgender person going through school.

    Book online  or call 1300 655 355.

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