If you’re new to family history and local history, and would like a few pointers to help get started, why not book a free 45 minute one-on-one session with a member of the library heritage team?

Event Date Wednesday 9 October, 10:00am
Event End Date Wednesday 9 October, 1:00pm
Location Williamstown Library







In 2019, History Week and the UN International Year of Indigenous Languages collide. To celebrate we are honoured to be joined by proud Yalukit Willam man of the Boonwurrung, Jaeden Williams, who will share language and stories of our nation’s First People.

History week      International year of Indigenous languages

Event Date Wednesday 16 October, 6:30pm
Event End Date Wednesday 16 October, 7:30pm
Location Williamstown Library







Is your device confusing you?

Don’t put up with half-hearted help from your family, come to us and have your tech questions answered by our friendly team.

Event Date Thursday 17 October, 5:30pm
Event End Date Thursday 17 October, 7:00pm
Location Altona North Community Library







What's a Yiayia? Find out at our grandparent storytime with author Stella Stamatakis reading her book as we celebrate Seniors Festival with rhymes, stories and songs.

seniors festival

Event Date Friday 18 October, 10:30am
Event End Date Friday 18 October, 11:30am
Location Williamstown Library







For all unpublished writers of fiction, non-fiction and memoir.

Event Date Saturday 19 October, 1:30pm
Event End Date Saturday 19 October, 3:30pm
Location Altona North Community Library







Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is an ancient Hindu festival which signifies the triumph of light over darkness.

Event Date Monday 21 October, 4:00pm
Event End Date Monday 21 October, 5:00pm
Location Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre







Are we disenchanted with democracy? Our politicians? Our future? Where is democracy going and what role do we play? Join the discussion with Richard Evans former member of Federal Parliament and Joel Deane, award-winning poet, journalist, speechwriter and author of Catch and kill: The politics of power.

Event Date Wednesday 23 October, 6:30pm
Event End Date Wednesday 23 October, 7:30pm
Location Newport Community Hub







Miss your old mix-tapes? Heard you can “stream” music but not sure where to start? This session will explain what Spotify is, how it works, setup playlists to share with friends, and help you discover new and old favourites.

Event Date Saturday 26 October, 10:30am
Event End Date Saturday 26 October, 12:00pm
Location Altona Library







Get started with robotics. Build an mBot, learn some basic coding and learn how to get your robot zooming, flashing, playing music or soccer. No experience necessary.

Event Date Wednesday 30 October, 6:00pm
Event End Date Wednesday 30 October, 7:30pm
Location Newport Community Hub







Witches, wizards and spooky fun for children aged 5-12 years. Come dressed in your spookiest outfit. Don't miss out on our third annual Halloween-themed party!

Bookings essential. Bookings open September.

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