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Bayside Library Service

Welcome to Bayside Library Service list of events, programs and training for all ages, where you are sure to Imagine, Create, Learn and Connect. Select an event to book your spot. Should you need assistance in booking a spot please call us on 9261 7851.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Monday 28 September 2020
    The Ocean.... to you. Discover miraculous aquatic creatures. Expose yourself to an unusual & mysterious hidden world. This live aquarium display and presentation provides a unique opportunity to learn more about Victoria’s coastal habitats and their rich biodiversity. View marine animals in a safe, ethical online environment.
  • Tuesday 29 September 2020
    Dance and fitness with Funfit Instructors. The coolest way to get a cardiovascular workout while having lots of fun. Learn the different breakdance styles: top rocks, popping and locking, power moves and freezes. Complex movements are modified to suit beginners of all ages Create dance sequences combining the different skills taught. What to wear: Comfortable clothing and runners What to bring: A water bottle and cool attitude!
  • Between Monday 5 October 2020 and Friday 9 October 2020
    Practice using ZOOM. If you are feeling like you need a confidence boost in attending ZOOM events come along to this tech coaching session with Library staff and test out some of the functions in ZOOM that will have you attending all the great events.
  • Wednesday 7 October 2020
    In Conversation with Bayside Top Chefs What better way to start our in conversation series of top Chefs in Bayside than one of our favourite Bayside restaurants Vivace. Hear how executive Chef Davide Ferraro found his way from Northern Italy to a kitchen in Brighton, and who influenced him along the way. If you are passionate about food and keen on Italian then this is a not-to-be-missed Foodie Chat with Rose.
  • Friday 9 October 2020
    Gowns of the Past From diamond-encrusted mayoral balls to Australia Day sausage sizzles, through the rise of cinema and the explosion of multicultural dining, Brighton’s night life has seen some dramatic changes across the past century.
  • Between Tuesday 13 October 2020 and Tuesday 8 December 2020
    This Group is designed for participants who have attended ALL Genealogy training in the library. It is not a training session but a self help opportunity for people to practice, extend and share genealogical knowledge with others. A volunteer genealogist will be available on the day to assist participants with their research. People can bring any family documents which may help them with their search.
    Brighton Library, 14 Wilson Street Brighton
  • Between Tuesday 13 October 2020 and Tuesday 8 December 2020
    This Group is designed for participants who have attended ALL Genealogy training in the library. It is not a training session but a self help opportunity for people to practice, extend and share genealogical knowledge with others. A volunteer genealogist will be available on the day to assist participants with their research. People can bring any family documents which may help them with their search.
    Brighton Library
  • Tuesday 13 October 2020
    Do you know the name of the Academy Award winning movie set in the Civil War, made in 1939 and starred Clark Gable? Join the wonderful library team of Sue and Viv who will be presenting a fun filled trivia quiz on the Golden Age of Hollywood. Feel free to dress up, have a drink and nibblies while in the comfort of your own home and get your thinking caps on. There will be at least 3 rounds of 10 questions per round. You will be notified of the zoom link closer to the date.
  • Wednesday 14 October 2020
    Everybody has a treasured recipe that has been handed down and evokes precious memories. Bring along your most treasured recipe and share the story behind it.
  • Thursday 22 October 2020
    Learn how to research your home's past. A quick guide to get you started in your research. Join Bayside Library's History Librarians.
  • Thursday 22 October 2020
    Presented by : Jamie Peterson (Beaumaris Modern, Australia's pre-eminent artistic dynasty, the Boyd's, have a deep connection to Bayside and surrounds since the 1890's. In 1913 the purchase of property they called Open Country,.in nearby Murrumbeena, coalesced a multi-generational and multi-disciplined artistic odyssey. Whilst Murrumbeena became famed for its pottery studio, cousins Arthur (a painter) and Robin (an architect), left further indelible marks on Bayside with their acclaimed works
  • Between Tuesday 27 October 2020 and Tuesday 15 December 2020
    This Group is designed for participants who have attended ALL Genealogy training in the library. It is not a training session but a self help opportunity for people to practice, extend and share genealogical knowledge with others. A volunteer genealogist will be available on the day to assist participants with their research. People can bring any family documents which may help them with their search.
    Brighton Library, 14 Wilson Street Brighton, Melway 67E10
  • Thursday 29 October 2020
    Bayside Library announced the winner of the Bayside Library Senior’s Poetry Competition. Join in and hear Bayside’s best senior poets as ready by Bayside Library’s Community Librarian, Heather Norwood, and celebrate the winning entry.