Programs

 

Term 2 Children's Programs 2022

Hobsons Bay Libraries is happy to announce new regular children's and youth programming for Term 2. With multiple programs across multiple branches, there is sure to be something for everyone.

A note on bookings: For all sessions (except Afterschool Explorers and Afterschool Chillers) bookings will be required. Fresh bookings will be released and updated every two weeks once Term 2 begins. Consult the "Events Calendar" for upcoming sessions.

Use the What's On Event Calendar to find the right session for you and your kids!

  

Baby Time

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You are your baby’s first and most important teacher. Join us for a gentle and engaging session of songs, rhymes, stories, and literacy tips to develop baby’s early language development and love of books and reading.

Suitable for babies aged 0 to12 months
BYO blanket for bub

SESSION TIMES

10am to 10.30am

11am to 11.30am

 

LOCATIONS

*Session times and dates subject to change - please check dates for bookings in the link below

Monday - Newport Community Hub

Tuesday - Altona Library

Wednesday - Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre

Thursday - Altona North Community Library

Friday - Williamstown Library

 

Storytime

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Storytime encourages imagination, socialisation and a life-long love of books and libraries. Join us for stories, songs and rhymes that will take you on adventures, exploring the seasons, animals, the world around us and much, much more.

Storytime is suitable for children aged 1 to 5 years

LOCATIONS

*Session times and days subject to change - please check dates for bookings in the link below

Monday - Williamstown (2pm to 2.30pm)

Tuesday - Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre (2pm to 2.30pm)

Wednesday - Altona North Community Library (10am to 10.30am)

Thursday - Newport Community Hub (2pm to 2.30pm)

Friday - Altona Library (10am to 10.30am)

See dates for bookings. 

 

Afterschool Explorers

AFTERCHOOL EXPLORERS Term 2 2022

Join us after the school bell for hands-on sessions that will get you playing, creating, exploring and socialising. Throughout the year we will explore art, craft, construction, storytelling and even coding. You’ll never know what’s in store unless you drop in and find out!

For primary school children aged 5 to 12 years

LOCATIONS

*Session times and days subject to change - please check dates in the link below

All sessions 3.45pm to 4.45pm

Monday - Altona North Community Library 

Wednesday - Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre 

Thursday - Altona Library

BOOKINGS NOT REQURIED

 

AFTERSCHOOL CHILLERS (DROP-IN SESSIONS)

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Looking for a space to hang out with your mates after school? Head over to the library, drop down in front of the PS4, grab some snacks and listen to some music at this new drop-in program for young people aged 12 to 17 years.

LOCATION

Fridays at Altona North Community Library (3.30pm to 4.30pm)

 

BOOKINGS NOT REQURIED

 
You are your baby’s first and most important teacher. Join us for a gentle and engaging session of songs, rhymes, stories, and literacy tips to develop baby’s early language development and love of books and reading.
 
Suitable for babies aged 0-12 months
BYO blanket for bub
 
SESSION TIMES
 
10am to 10.30am
 
11am to 11.30am
 
 
 
LOCATIONS
 
*Session times and dates subject to change - please check dates for bookings in the link below
 
Monday - Newport Community Hub
 
Tuesday - Altona Library
 
Wednesday - Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre
 
Thursday - Altona North Community Library
 
Friday - Williamstown Library
 
We are taking precautions to help us stay COVID-Safe:
 
Adults and children aged 12 months+ must be registered for each session.
Please arrive early so that you can be checked in before the session begins.
If you can’t attend, please cancel so that someone else can come along.
 
Vaccination status must be check.
 
Masks not required but recommended.