Events Calendar

Events for December, 2017

  • Indigenous Dance & Stories

    Indigenous Dance & Stories

    When: 1 Dec 2017, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location: Northcote Library

    Celebrate indigenous culture with author and performer Boori Monty Pryor. There will be didgeridoo playing, Dreamtime stories, personal stories from Boori's life and the chance to get up and dance! We'll also be launching the Summer Reading Club.

    Boori Monty Pryor is an indigenous Australian born in Townsville. His father is from the Birri-gubba Nation of the Bowen region and his mother's tribal group from Yarrabah, near Cairns, is the Kunggandji.

    For kids aged 5-12 years.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Greek Life

    Greek Life

    When: 2 Dec 2017, from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location: Northcote Library

    Eugenia Pantahos is the author of Greek Life, a book that celebrates the unique Greek way of life and explores the essence of Greek culture and traditions. Greek Life features authentic family recipes, both sweet and savoury, beautiful full colour photography, and thought-inspiring philosophy. 

    Eugenia will share her story about how the book came about and the importance of pursuing your goals.

    If you'd like a signed copy of Greek Life, it will be available to purchase at the event for $50.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • ukulele kollective

    Melbourne Ukelele Kollective at Preston Library

    When: 2 Dec 2017, from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    Location: Preston Library

    Join the Melbourne Ukulele Kollective - an open-armed gaggle of ukulele players of all ages and persuasions - for a special festive themed celebration!

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.

  • ukulele kollective

    Melbourne Ukelele Kollective at Northcote Library

    When: 2 Dec 2017, from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    Location: Northcote Library

    Join the Melbourne Ukulele Kollective - an open-armed gaggle of ukulele players of all ages and persuasions - for a special festive themed celebration!

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.

  • Christmas Crafternoons for Kids

    Christmas Crafternoons for Kids at Preston Library

    When: 5 Dec 2017, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location: Preston Library

    Ho! Ho! Ho! Bring your kids along for some jolly Christmas craft. We'll be making decorations - perfect for spreading a touch of Christmas cheer at home or as a little handmade gift for friends or family.

    Suitable for kids aged 5-12 years.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Christmas Crafternoons for Kids

    Christmas Crafternoons for Kids at Fairfield Library

    When: 6 Dec 2017, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location: Fairfield Library

    Ho! Ho! Ho! Bring your kids along for some jolly Christmas craft. We'll be making decorations - perfect for spreading a touch of Christmas cheer at home or as a little handmade gift for friends or family.

    Suitable for kids aged 5-12 years.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Youth Papercraft Project

    Youth Papercraft Project

    When: 7 Dec 2017, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location: Northcote Library

    Make a spectacular 20 pointed star using paper folding techniques. For the maths geeks out there, it's based on a geometric shape called an icosahedron, and it looks amazing!

    This event is for crafters aged 12 to 25 years.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Games Night

    Games Night

    When: 7 Dec 2017, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location: Preston Library

    Come along for a casual game - there'll be Scrabble, Uno, Giant Jenga and other fun games to play. 

    Enjoy a cuppa and some friendly competition with fellow board game enthusiasts!

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355

  • Alister Turrill

    Alister Turrill - Live Music Performance

    When: 14 Dec 2017, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location: Preston Library

    Stripped-back modern folk/country/blues performed by Alister in his distinctive, gravel-throated voice.  Don't miss out!

    Libraries After Dark... great events and a new closing time of 10pm, Thursday evenings at Preston Library

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355

  • Cantabile Choir

    Cantabile Choir at Northcote Library

    When: 16 Dec 2017, from 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location: Northcote Library
    Cantabile Choir, a Northcote-based chamber ensemble, will perform madrigals and some familiar and notso-familiar Christmas music in a 30 minute program. The choir’s repertoire ranges from Renaissance sacred music and madrigals through to contemporary compositions, folk and popular music. Proudly supported by the Darebin City Council’s Community Support Programme.

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.

  • Cantabile Choir

    Cantabile Choir at Reservoir Library

    When: 16 Dec 2017, from 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
    Location: Reservoir Library

    Cantabile Choir, a Northcote-based chamber ensemble, will perform madrigals and some familiar and notso-familiar Christmas music in a 30 minute program. The choir's repertoire ranges from Renaissance sacred music and madrigals through to contemporary compositions, folk and popular music.

    Proudly supported by the Darebin City Council's Community Support Programme.

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.

  • Summer Sunset Book Sale

    Summer Sunset Book Sale

    When: 19 Dec 2017, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location: Northcote Library

    Come along and grab a bargain at our last book sale  of the year.

    All books $2!Stock up on books for lazy summer reading or go green and buy second-hand for your stocking fillers.

    Books in Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Italian and Vietnamese too!

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.

  • Christmas Craft Circle

    Christmas Craft Circle

    When: 21 Dec 2017, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location: Preston Library

    Do you have a Christmas craft project that needs finishing? BYO craft project to work on in the company of likeminded crafty folk and enjoy free coffee, tea and refreshments. 

    All crafters are welcome, from beginners to experts.
     
    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355

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