Christine Cummins spent five years working as a torture and trauma counsellor with asylum seekers detained on Christmas Island.

Dignity in a teacup provides a firsthand account of stories shared by hundreds of asylum seekers.

refugee week

Event Date Wednesday 19 June, 6:30pm
Event End Date Wednesday 19 June, 7:30pm
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you want to know how to protect your privacy and stay safe online?

Learn tips about privacy and security settings for a variety of devices.

 

Event Date Thursday 20 June, 10:30am
Event End Date Thursday 20 June, 11:30am
Location Altona North Community Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our one-on-one session will assist you with basic troubleshooting, tricky questions and set-up of your mobile devices.

Event Date Thursday 20 June, 4:30pm
Event End Date Thursday 20 June, 6:30pm
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

For all unpublished writers of fiction, non-fiction and memoir.

Event Date Saturday 29 June, 1:30pm
Event End Date Saturday 29 June, 3:30pm
Location Altona North Community Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you love books and talking about books? This session is all about the books you love, hate and are challenged by. Share your ideas and stories.

Event Date Wednesday 3 July, 10:30am
Event End Date Wednesday 3 July, 11:30am
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

The Brotherhood of St Laurence will help you find the most affordable energy deal to suit your needs. Anyone who is on a concession card, receives a Home Support Package or has low English, digital or numerical skills is eligible to participate. Come along to an information session and they can help you switch.

Event Date Thursday 4 July, 2:00pm
Event End Date Thursday 4 July, 4:00pm
Location Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s Year Three at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, so put your wizarding robes on, and enjoy a magical reading of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban at Flourish and Blotts with Homegrown author and poet, Dr. Chris Ringrose. Honeydukes inspired treats and refreshments will be provided.

Event Date Monday 8 July, 5:00pm
Event End Date Monday 8 July, 7:00pm
Location Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrate your cultural heritage in style. Walk the red carpet at the fashion parade with a difference.

Event Date Wednesday 10 July, 2:00pm
Event End Date Wednesday 10 July, 3:30pm
Location Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

The annual library illustration prize, Drawn by the Bay is back for 2019. Watch this space for entry forms available from Monday 15 July. The competition is for young artists who live in or go to school in Hobsons Bay or who are library members. Entry will close on Sunday 15 September.

Event Date Monday 15 July, 12:00am
Event End Date Sunday 15 September, 11:55pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glenn Manton shares insights and wisdom from his years on and off the footy field to build connections with yourself and those around you; to live life; to have adventures and to fulfil your dreams. There’s no judgement. No rules. Just true stories and questions to get you thinking.

Event Date Wednesday 17 July, 6:30pm
Event End Date Wednesday 17 July, 7:30pm
Location Newport Community Hub