Kid Explorer Quest

LIBRS02938 Kid Explorer Quest 2019 Web Banner 321x180 v012 A3201274Calling all undersea explorers. Five fishy friends are lost in the libraries. We really need brave explorers for a special expedition to return the fishy friends back to their home in the ocean.

Quest maps are available in all library branches.

Register here to begin your underwater quest.

Kid Explorer Quest will run from Sunday 1 December 2019 to Friday 31 January 2020.


Summer school holiday program

Monday 13 January to Saturday 25 January 2020

LIBRS01954 School Holiday Program 2020 Web Banner 180x321px v02 A29585183 A3134650It’s heating up in the library these summer holidays with our exciting range of activities and events! Dive deep with the Dreamer in the Deep puppet show, tinker away in our pop-up Tinkerlabs, or get creative in our vast array of craft-based activities. Don’t forget to sign up for the Kid Explorer Quest, Hobsons Bay Libraries’ own summer reading challenge!

Check out and book into the range of activities here.

Download the brochure.

storytime in the park smallStorytime in the park

Join us for songs, stories and craft activities in the beautiful parks and gardens of Hobsons Bay. Please bring a picnic rug and a hat as we celebrate summer and share our love of books and the great outdoors.

Bookings are not required.

Download the poster or check this page.


konikaEarly years programs

For infants and young children up to five years old.

Baby Bounce,  Wriggle and Read and Storytime sessions are rotated throughout our library branches. 

Please note: Sessions will resume from Monday 3 February 2020. 

Download the 2020 program timetable.


Early Years 2020 table


Creative Kids Club

Creative Kids Club is a drop-in after-school session for primary school kids offering a range of STEAM-Focused activities such as craft, construction, science, robotics and more!

Runs weekly during school term. Sessions do not require bookings.

For kids 5 - 12 years.

3.45pm to 4.45pm

Mondays - Altona North Community Library
Tuesdays - Newport Community Hub and Altona Library
Tuesdays - Altona Library
Wednesdays - Williamstown Library
Fridays - Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre

Download the timetable.