Whether you’re new to family and local history or further along your research trail - come and join us!

Image: State Library Victoria - Railway motor derailment, Laverton, Victoria. Victorian Railways, 1929.

Event Date Thursday 25 October, 2:00pm
Event End Date Thursday 25 October, 3:30pm
Location Williamstown Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bring your charged-up laptops or tablets and unravel the often confusing path towards self-publication. 

Award-winning self-published author Ebony McKenna will take writers through all the steps towards publication, from the editing steps, finding excellent cover designers, formatting and publishing in both ebook and print.

Booked out. Wait list only.

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Event Date Saturday 27 October, 10:00am
Event End Date Saturday 27 October, 1:00pm
Location Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

Come dressed in your traditional Indian costume, if you have one, for this joyous celebration featuring Diwali inspired storytime and craft activities for five to 12 year olds.

Everyone is welcome.

Bookings open Monday 24 September.

Event Date Monday 29 October, 4:00pm
Event End Date Monday 29 October, 5:00pm
Location Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join author Sarah Vincent as she guides you through the stages of writing your memoir.

Fully booked, wait list only.

Event Date Tuesday 30 October, 10:00am
Event End Date Tuesday 30 October, 12:00pm
Location Altona Library

 


 

 

 

 

Ghosts, ghouls and creepy creatures are invited to celebrate the most mysterious night of the year.

Event Date Wednesday 31 October, 5:00pm
Event End Date Wednesday 31 October, 6:30pm
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newport Fiddle and Folk Club groups, Newport Strings and Tues Blues love playing for the community. So grab a coffee and wander into the library to enjoy their regular Saturday gigs.

Bookings not required.

This session will be Tues Blues.

 

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Event Date Saturday 3 November, 11:00am
Event End Date Saturday 3 November, 12:00pm
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

Love to talk about the books you have read? Join us for a monthly chat to share reading recommendations and ideas.

Event Date Wednesday 7 November, 10:30am
Event End Date Wednesday 7 November, 11:30am
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you have an interest in all things Minecraft? Looking for a space to hone your crafting and creative side?

Laptops will be supplied by the library for this event.

Ages eight to 14.

Bookings open two weeks before event.

Event Date Wednesday 7 November, 4:00pm
Event End Date Wednesday 7 November, 5:00pm
Location Altona North Community Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you have an interest in all things Minecraft? Looking for a space to hone your crafting and creative side?

Laptops will be supplied by the library for this event.

Ages eight to 14.

Bookings open two weeks before event.

Event Date Wednesday 7 November, 5:00pm
Event End Date Wednesday 7 November, 6:00pm
Location Altona North Community Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foraging for your dinner
Hobsons Bay residents are lucky to have access to a bountiful supply of seaweed right on our doorstep.

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Event Date Wednesday 7 November, 6:15pm
Event End Date Wednesday 7 November, 7:45pm
Location Altona Library