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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

  • Between Tuesday 14 September 2021 and Tuesday 7 December 2021
    Baby Rhyme time introduces your child to language, literature and the library. By exposing your child to a wide variety of the best books available and making reading an everyday part of life, you will lay the foundations for a lifelong love of reading. These storytimes are suitable for 0 to 18 months. Since Covid there are a few changes. * All babies and accompanied adult are requested to purchase a ticket for each session.
    Sandringham Library
  • Pick up from Hampton Library
    "Collect one of our take home kits for School Holiday Fun at Home! Decorate & bring your bird to life. In your take-home pack we provide: instructions, cardboard bird ,feathers & eyes. Enjoy!"
    Hampton Library
  • Between Monday 20 September 2021 and Monday 15 November 2021
    Join our monthly book chat to connect with fellow readers through friendly conversation and a mutual love of books. It doesn’t matter what you’re into: fiction, non-fiction, audio book or eBook, we'd love to hear what you've been reading. Maybe you’ll discover your next must-read book! This friendly group session is designed for people who want to share what they’re reading or listening to. The Book Chat is facilitated by a library team member but it’s informal, not structured like a book club.
    Brighton Library
  • Tuesday 21 September 2021
    Join Janet in an art adventure. Learn about paintings and join in a art quiz. Then you will be able to paint your own creation using: Paper Paints or pencils Paint brushes Don't forget to wear old clothes or an art smock.
  • Tuesday 21 September 2021
    Presented by Stay in Touch In this session you will learn how to manage your settings, notifications, app usage, turn on restrictions, use your iPad or iPhone as a personal hotspot, reduce data and battery usage, personalise your screens to suit your needs and set up the iCloud on your device.
  • Thursday 23 September 2021
    An introductory one-off circus session, exploring a range of physical and manipulative circus skills. Wear comfortable clothes such as tracksuit pants and runners.
    Beaumaris Library
  • Thursday 23 September 2021
    “Have you ever wanted to meet a Disney Princess? How about 2! The Snow Sisters Elsa and Anna will be traveling down from Arendelle to Sandringham Library for a very special day filled with songs, stories, and a meet and greet. Bring your best prince or princess outfit and get ready for a Frozen adventure!”
    Sandringham Library
  • Thursday 23 September 2021
    Overcome your fear of heights or just step out 80 stories high above a buzzing city. Experience the best in Virtual Reality with our VR Headsets.
    Sandringham Library
  • Monday 27 September 2021
    Have you ever wanted to be a ruler of a kingdom, or a daring knight off to fight a dragon? Now is your chance to build your own crown or sword and live your Medieval dreams!
    Sandringham Library
  • Tuesday 28 September 2021
    "This is a fun & easy craft in a take home format. Scratch your design into the card & watch your design come to life in technicolour The possibilities are endless" Please book in to register
    Brighton Library
  • Thursday 30 September 2021
    Listen and participate in a bilingual (Mandarin/English) storytime. Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Then join in a craft activity. Presented by Wai Ling.
    Brighton Library
  • Thursday 30 September 2021
    Learn to glide with our drone hovercrafts and then try your new skills around a designated course, with racing, games and prizes!
    Sandringham Library
  • Friday 1 October 2021
    Would you like to meet lizards, snakes, frogs and other exciting critters? Join us for a morning of discovery where you can interact with wildlife and learn all about them and their environments.
    Brighton Library
  • Between Monday 4 October 2021 and Monday 29 November 2021
    Toddler storytime caters for the changes in children's development after 18 months. These sessions include stories, songs and rhymes and suitable for toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years. Since Covid there are a few changes. * All toddlers and accompanied adult are requested to purchase a ticket for each session. * The capacity to hold the session has reduced due to social distancing requirements. * Please bring your tickets to each session that you have book in.
    Brighton Library
  • Between Tuesday 5 October 2021 and Tuesday 9 November 2021
    Join our monthly book chat to connect with fellow readers through friendly conversation and a mutual love of books. It doesn’t matter what you’re into: fiction, non-fiction, audio book or eBook, we'd love to hear what you've been reading. Maybe you’ll discover your next must-read book! This friendly group session is designed for people who want to share what they’re reading or listening to. The Book Chat is facilitated by a library team member but it’s informal, not structured like a book club.
    Hampton Library
  • Wednesday 6 October 2021
    Presented by Stay in Touch Feeling the need to escape and looking for ways to find accommodation, camping and experiences easy and cost effectively? Join this session for some demonstrations on popular sites such as Airbnb and some top Australian sites such as Wikicamps, Wotif and Expedia. Useful for travelling in Australia while restrictions are on, and later if you are planning something overseas!
    Brighton Library
  • Thursday 7 October 2021
    Thought you'd never convert those 8mm or Super 8 movie reel memories? Well now you can! Learn how to use our 8mm converter for use in our makerspace (training essential). Fully Automated Digitizer to Convert Old 8mm and Super 8 Movie Reels Into Digital Videos Support up to 5" reels and 720P A fully automated apparatus to digitize 8 and Super 8 Movie Reels (NO SOUND) Frame-by-Frame digitizing for high-quality digital conversion
    Sandringham Library
  • Between Thursday 7 October 2021 and Thursday 4 November 2021
    First Thursday of the month Brighton Library, 14 Wilson. Free If you need a helping hand to assist with your device such as "how do I add a contact"? Or if you require assistance in accessing the library's eResources including eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines, book a 15 minute session with one of our library tech volunteers. You will need to book a date and then select a time for your appointment. If you are not well, please cancel your booking
    Brighton Library
  • Tuesday 12 October 2021
    A Man's home is his Castle.  Discover the history of Black Rock House built By Charles Ebden in 1856.  President of Friends of Black Rock House Carolyn Brown will delight and entertain you with facinating stories about the house, it's remarkable owners and how it was saved for future generations
    Beaumaris Library
  • Between Thursday 14 October 2021 and Thursday 9 December 2021
    Baby Rhyme time introduces your child to language, literature and the library. By exposing your child to a wide variety of the best books available and making reading an everyday part of life, you will lay the foundations for a lifelong love of reading. These storytimes are suitable for 0 to 18 months.
    Beaumaris Library
  • Thursday 14 October 2021
    Laraine will be discussing her book - "The Death Mask Murders"
    Brighton Library
  • Between Tuesday 19 October 2021 and Wednesday 20 October 2021
    Come to Sandringham Library and "Have a Chat" and chat to others over morning tea. This is part of the Chatty Café Project. Booking enquiries contact the Library on 9261 7125.
    Sandringham Library
  • Tuesday 19 October 2021
    Do you use the Internet or have a digital device? Our important documents, accounts and memories are increasingly stored online and these can be lost if we don't plan for what happens to them This presentation will explain what is meant by a Digital Legacy and how you can manage your digital assets as part of your estate. Important: This presentation does not provide legal advice, but will give you some handy things to think about when planning what happens to your online presence.
    Brighton Library
  • Between Wednesday 20 October 2021 and Wednesday 15 December 2021
    If you need a helping hand to assist with your device such as "how do I add a contact"? Or if you require assistance in accessing the library's eResources including eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines, book a 15 minute session with one of our library tech volunteers.
    Sandringham Library
  • Between Thursday 21 October 2021 and Friday 22 October 2021
    Learn how to use Ancestry.com.Library edition and discover your family's past.
  • Between Friday 22 October 2021 and Friday 17 December 2021
    Baby Rhyme time introduces your child to language, literature and the library. By exposing your child to a wide variety of the best books available and making reading an everyday part of life, you will lay the foundations for a lifelong love of reading. These storytimes are suitable for 0 to 18 months.
    Brighton Library
  • Friday 22 October 2021
    Do you use the Internet or have a digital device? Our important documents, accounts and memories are increasingly stored online and these can be lost if we don't plan for what happens to them This presentation will explain what is meant by a Digital Legacy and how you can manage your digital assets as part of your estate. Important: This presentation does not provide legal advice, but will give you some handy things to think about when planning what happens to your online presence.
    Brighton Library
  • Between Tuesday 26 October 2021 and Tuesday 23 November 2021
    Toddler storytime caters for the changes in children's development after 18 months. These sessions include stories, songs and rhymes and suitable for toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years. Since Covid there are a few changes. * All toddlers and accompanied adult are requested to purchase a ticket for each session. * The capacity to hold the session has reduced due to social distancing requirements. * Please bring your tickets to each session that you have book in.
    Beaumaris Library
  • Monday 8 November 2021
    Presented by Stay in Touch Today’s seniors are more active than ever and there are plenty of apps to help maintain social interaction, track health and wellness, and sharpen the mind all while on the go. There are even apps for recording sleep, tracking medicine, providing alerts and making claims. In this session we demonstrate a few popular apps that seniors love to use to transform their mobile device into a health coach and journal they can take with them anywhere.
    Beaumaris Library