Scavenge parts from our recycled materials stash to construct the spaceship of your dreams. Prepare for lift-off in 5-4-3-2-1!

Ages 8 to 12

Event Date Thursday 10 January, 2:30pm
Event End Date Thursday 10 January, 4:00pm
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get your ‘build on’ with our epic collection of LEGO blocks and mini-figures. We’ll also bust out the Kick Bricks so that the whole family can get into construction. What will you build today?

Family friendly

Event Date Friday 11 January, 9:30am
Event End Date Friday 11 January, 10:30am
Location Williamstown Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have you ever wanted to hold a snake or a long necked turtle? Andrew Wegener of Australian Wildlife Lectures is returning to the libraries this summer to showcase his animals. Live and preserved animals will be on display.

Bring the whole family and get up and close with frogs, lizards, snakes, stick insects and more.

No bookings required.

summerbythesea vic gov

Event Date Friday 11 January, 10:00am
Event End Date Friday 11 January, 3:00pm
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have you ever wanted a pet alien? Design your very own pompom alien to take home.

Ages 8 to 12

Event Date Friday 11 January, 10:30am
Event End Date Friday 11 January, 11:30am
Location Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our storytellers are hitting the road this summer. Join us at Scienceworks every Friday morning in January for stories and songs. Don’t forget to check out the Kid’s Own Book Cubby and create your very own book while you’re there.

Event Date Friday 11 January, 11:00am
Event End Date Friday 11 January, 11:20am
Location Scienceworks

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get the lead on your Write by the Bay entry. Participate in creative writing activities and games, get the inside scoop on how to craft a winning entry, and meet other future authors.

Ages 5 to 12

Event Date Friday 11 January, 2:30pm
Event End Date Friday 11 January, 3:30pm
Location Altona North Community Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have you ever wanted to hold a snake or a long necked turtle? Andrew Wegener of Australian Wildlife Lectures is returning to the libraries this summer to showcase his animals. Live and preserved animals will be on display.

Bring the whole family and get up and close with frogs, lizards, snakes, stick insects and more.

No bookings required.

summerbythesea vic gov

Event Date Monday 14 January, 10:00am
Event End Date Monday 14 January, 3:00pm
Location Altona North Community Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get your ‘build on’ with our epic collection of LEGO blocks and mini-figures. We’ll also bust out the Kick Bricks so that the whole family can get into construction. What will you build today?

Family friendly

Event Date Monday 14 January, 10:30am
Event End Date Monday 14 January, 11:30am
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drop into your local library and get your craft on! Take off into outer space and make a flying saucer or alien mask from paper plates.

Event Date Monday 14 January, 10:30am
Event End Date Monday 14 January, 11:30am
Location Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tiny Ozobots are on a big Martian rescue mission! Learn how to use block coding to help your Ozobot safely navigate the dangers of outer space and go down the runway, through an asteroid maze, and past a space rock blockade to save the day.

Ages 8 to 14

Event Date Monday 14 January, 2:30pm
Event End Date Monday 14 January, 3:30pm
Location Altona Library