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Monash Public Library Service

Monash Public Library Service is a 6 branch service situated in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria. Please note our libraries are closed. Scheduled programs and events will be held online, cancelled, or postponed during this time. Regular Zoom Storytimes are held.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Tuesday 28 September 2021
    Collect your loom weaving kit from the Mulgrave Library on Tuesday 28 September between 10am-5pm. Age: 4-12 Pickup: Mulgrave Library on Tuesday 28 September 10am-5pm Bookings essential
    Mulgrave Neighbourhood Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Tuesday 28 September 2021
    Collect your Mystery Fun Bag from Clayton Library between 10.00am and 6.00pm on Tuesday 28 September. Age: 4-6 Pickup: Clayton Library between 10am-6pm, Tuesday 28 September Bookings essential
    Clayton Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Tuesday 28 September 2021
    Pick up a craft pack to make and decorate your own ship. Collect activity from Mount Waverley Library on Tuesday 28 September between 10.00am to 6.00pm. Age: 5-10 Pickup time: Tuesday 28 September 10am-6pm Bookings essential
    Mount Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Tuesday 28 September 2021
    Learn to use your Android Smartphone and get more from it Session covers settings, apps, email, browsing the internet, email
  • Tuesday 28 September 2021
    Join author/illustrator Jess Racklyeft via Zoom to paint a portrait of your pet or family. Collect your activity kit before the session from the Oakleigh library (during school holidays). Make sure you have a picture of your pet or your family to paint from. Zoom link sent out prior to session. Age: 8-12 Pickup: Oakleigh library before the session Bookings essential
  • Between Tuesday 28 September 2021 and Tuesday 26 October 2021
    Toddlers and preschoolers can sing, dance, share stories and learn early social skills via Zoom. For Ages 1-5. Bookings now open. Bookings essential: only one booking per household required.
    The link to the online event to be provided by the event organiser.
  • Between Tuesday 28 September 2021 and Tuesday 30 November 2021
    Toddlers and preschoolers can sing, share stories and learn early social skills at Storytime. For ages 1-5 Bookings open 2 days before each session. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except children under 12 months)
    Mount Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Tuesday 28 September 2021 and Thursday 2 December 2021
    Toddlers and preschoolers can sing, share stories and learn early social skills at Storytime. For ages 1-5 Bookings open 2 days before each session. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except children under 12 months) Storytimes are very popular, if you cannot come please cancel your booking so another family can join in the fun. Bookings can be cancelled via your event confirmation email.
    Glen Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Tuesday 28 September 2021 and Tuesday 7 December 2021
    Toddlers and preschoolers can sing, share stories and learn early social skills at Storytime. For ages 1-5 Bookings open 2 days before each session at 10am. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except children under 12 months)
    Wheelers Hill Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Tuesday 28 September 2021 and Tuesday 30 November 2021
    Meet other carers in your local library and enjoy stories and rhymes with your baby. Babytime is for babies aged 12 months and under. Bookings open 2 days before each session. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except babies under 12 months)
    Mulgrave Neighbourhood Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Tuesday 28 September 2021 and Tuesday 30 November 2021
    Meet other carers in your local library and enjoy stories and rhymes with your baby. Babytime is for babies aged 12 months and under. Bookings open 2 days before each session. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except babies under 12 months)
    Clayton Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Tuesday 28 September 2021
    Join author/illustrator Jess Racklyeft via Zoom to paint a portrait of your pet or family. Collect your activity kit before the session from the Wheelers Hill library (during school holidays). Make sure you have a picture of your pet or your family to paint from. Zoom link sent our prior to session. Age: 8-12 Pickup: Wheelers Hill library before the session Bookings essential
    Wheelers Hill Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Tuesday 28 September 2021 and Tuesday 30 November 2021
    Toddlers and preschoolers can sing, share stories and learn early social skills at Storytime. For ages 1-5 Bookings open 2 days before each session. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except children under 12 months)
    Mulgrave Neighbourhood Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Tuesday 28 September 2021 and Tuesday 23 November 2021
    School age children can get creative with LEGO throughout the year at Lego Club! Bookings open a week before each session. Bookings essential (book for all children attending) Age: School aged children (5+)
    Glen Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Tuesday 28 September 2021 and Tuesday 30 November 2021
    School age children can get creative with LEGO throughout the year at Lego Club! Bookings open a week before each session. Bookings essential (book for all children attending) Age: School aged children (5+) Bookings essential.
    Mount Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Wednesday 29 September 2021
    Collect your Mystery STEAM Bag from Clayton Library between 10.00am and 6.00pm on Wednesday 29 September. Age: 8-12 Pickup: Clayton Library 10am-6pm, Wednesday 29 September Bookings essential
    Clayton Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Wednesday 29 September 2021
    Toddlers and preschoolers can sing, share stories and learn early social skills at Storytime via Zoom. Zoom link sent on the day of the session. For ages 1-5. Bookings open now. Bookings essential: only one booking required per household.
  • Between Wednesday 29 September 2021 and Thursday 2 December 2021
    Toddlers and preschoolers can sing, share stories and learn early social skills at Storytime. For ages 1-5 Bookings open 2 days before each session. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except children under 12 months)
    Oakleigh Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Wednesday 29 September 2021 and Wednesday 24 November 2021
    Meet other carers in your local library and enjoy stories and rhymes with your baby. Babytime is for babies aged 12 months and under. Bookings open 2 days before each session. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except babies under 12 months)
    Glen Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Wednesday 29 September 2021 and Wednesday 24 November 2021
    A place to ignite friendships and promote conversation. This new club is for LGBTIQA+ communities and their allies who want to read widely with a focus on LGBTIQA+ characters and history. Reading recommendations will be provided to the Club. Meetings will be on the last Wednesday night of each month from 7-8pm. 2021 dates are 26 May, 30 June, 28 July, 25 August, 29 Sept, 27 October and 24 November. Please register for all sessions to ensure your place.
    Mulgrave Neighbourhood Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Thursday 30 September 2021 and Thursday 28 October 2021
    Toddlers and preschoolers can sing, share stories and learn early social skills at Storytime via Zoom. For ages 1-5. Bookings open now. Bookings essential: only one booking required per household.
  • Thursday 30 September 2021
    Join us online for a special Storytime linked to the current Monash Gallery of Art exhibition. Collect your diorama kit before the session from the Wheelers Hill Library. Age: 1-6 Pickup: a diorama craft kit to accompany the session. Collect the kit prior to the session at the Wheelers Hill Library. One kit per booking (if you have two kids, book two places). Bookings essential
    Wheelers Hill Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Thursday 30 September 2021 and Thursday 25 November 2021
    Meet other carers in your local library and enjoy stories and rhymes with your baby. Babytime is for babies aged 12 months and under. Bookings open 2 days before each session. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except babies under 12 months)
    Mount Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Friday 1 October 2021 and Friday 8 October 2021
    Toddlers and preschoolers can sing, share stories and learn early social skills at Storytime via Zoom. Zoom link sent on the day of the session. For ages 1-5. Bookings open now. Bookings essential: only one booking required per household.
    Clayton Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Friday 1 October 2021 and Friday 3 December 2021
    Toddlers and preschoolers can sing, share stories and learn early social skills at Storytime. For ages 1-5 Bookings open 2 days before each session. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except children under 12 months)
    Clayton Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Saturday 2 October 2021 and Saturday 4 December 2021
    Stories are read and songs are sung in Mandarin Chinese 在活动开始两天前的上午10点开始预约. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except those under 12 months)
    Wheelers Hill Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Monday 4 October 2021
    Join author Loretta Smith to hear about her book on the real-life story of a daring Australian woman who did something extraordinary - then met an early, mysterious end. From the end of the Great War to the 1920s, Alice was a woman of rare achievement who excelled as a motoring entrepreneur and established Australia's first motor service run entirely by women. Her life was brief but extraordinary. Hear her story. An event in partnership with the Monash Libraries Family History Group.
  • Between Monday 4 October 2021 and Monday 29 November 2021
    Stories are read and songs are sung in the Greek language. Οι κρατήσεις θα γίνονται στις 10π.μ, δυο μέρες πριν από την ώρα του παραμυθιού. Bookings open 2 days before each session. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except those under 12 months)
    Oakleigh Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Monday 4 October 2021 and Monday 29 November 2021
    Meet other carers in your local library and enjoy stories and rhymes with your baby. Babytime is for babies aged 12 months and under. Bookings open 2 days before each session. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except babies under 12 months)
    Wheelers Hill Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Monday 4 October 2021 and Monday 29 November 2021
    Meet other carers in your local library and enjoy stories and rhymes with your baby. Babytime is for babies aged 12 months and under. Bookings open 2 days before each session. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except babies under 12 months)
    Oakleigh Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Monday 4 October 2021 and Monday 6 December 2021
    School age children can get creative with LEGO throughout the year at Lego Club! Bookings open a week before each session. Bookings essential (book for all children attending) Age: School aged children (5+)
    Wheelers Hill Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Tuesday 5 October 2021
    If you’re looking for a new job or just want to give your CV a quick refresh, this course is for you. We’ll cover the key components of a great CV and how to speak about your strengths and skills.
  • Tuesday 5 October 2021
    Join us for a fun Bedtime Storytime via Zoom. Enjoy songs, rhymes & stories galore. Don't forget your pyjamas and teddy bear! For children and their families. Bookings open now. Bookings essential: only one booking required per household.
  • Between Tuesday 5 October 2021 and Tuesday 7 December 2021
    Join us for a fun Bedtime Storytime in the library. Enjoy songs, rhymes & stories galore. Don't forget your pyjamas and teddy bear! For children and their families. Bookings open a week before each session. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except children under 12 months)
    Oakleigh Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Wednesday 6 October 2021 and Wednesday 1 December 2021
    Stories are read and songs are sung in Mandarin Chinese 在活动开始两天前的上午10点开始预约. Bookings open 2 days before each session. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except those under 12 months)
    Glen Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Wednesday 6 October 2021
    A free four-week online program for community members from non-English speaking backgrounds to improve their English language skills, connect with other residents and learn more about Australian culture. Reading materials will need to be collected before the start of the program. Sessions will be conducted by library staff using the Zoom platform. Dates are: 6, 13, 20 & 27 October. Registering for 6 October is enrollment for the full four weeks.
  • Between Wednesday 6 October 2021 and Wednesday 1 December 2021
    Stories are read and songs are sung in Mandarin Chinese. 在活动开始两天前的上午10点开始预约. Bookings open 2 days before each session. Bookings essential: must book for all attending (except those under 12 months)
    Mulgrave Neighbourhood Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Thursday 7 October 2021
    A free four-week online program for community members from non-English speaking backgrounds to improve their English language skills, connect with other residents and learn more about Australian culture. Reading materials will need to be collected before the start of the program. Sessions will be conducted by library staff using the Zoom platform. Dates are: 7, 14, 21 & 28 October. Registering for 7 October is enrollment for the full four weeks.
  • Between Thursday 7 October 2021 and Thursday 2 December 2021
    School age children can get creative with LEGO throughout the year at Lego Club! Bookings open a week before each session. Bookings essential (book for all children attending) Age: School aged children (5+)
    Mulgrave Neighbourhood Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Thursday 7 October 2021 and Thursday 9 December 2021
    Develop your creative writing skills with author Melissa Gijsbers. Sessions include fun writing activities, meeting other young writers and feedback on your writing. For writers aged 11-18 years. Bookings open 1 week before session at 10am.
    Mount Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
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