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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 now open. Scheduled programs and events are being held online, or in the library branches. Regular Storytimes will be held in branch from February 2022.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Wednesday 19 January 2022
    Decorate your own pencil case. FREE Ages: 5-10 Bookings essential
    Mount Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Wednesday 19 January 2022
    Make your own superhero mask and shield. FREE Ages: 5-10 Bookings essential
    Glen Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Wednesday 19 January 2022
    Learn about recycling an do some craft with Tommy from Sustainable Monash. FREE Ages: 5-11 Bookings essential
    Oakleigh Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Thursday 20 January 2022
    Are you ready to start travelling again? We will show you how to use the latest apps and digital technology to make planning your trip easier and improve your travel experience
    Wheelers Hill Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Thursday 20 January 2022
    Back by Popular Demand! Learn fabulous chorey to fun songs. Cost: $4.30 ($3.80 + $0.50 ticket fee) Ages: 5-12 Bookings essential
    Mulgrave Neighbourhood Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Thursday 20 January 2022
    Create your own magical garden. FREE Ages: 8-12 Bookings essential
    Wheelers Hill Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Thursday 20 January 2022
    Create your own tiger craft to welcome the Chinese New Year. FREE Ages: 3-6 Bookings essential
    Clayton Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Thursday 20 January 2022
    Watch a fun show and learn some awesome magic tricks. Cost: $4.30 ($3.80 + $0.50 ticket fee) Ages: 8-12 Bookings essential
    Oakleigh Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Tuesday 25 January 2022
    A special event for Australia Day.
    Clayton Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Wednesday 26 January 2022
    Create art using a combination of fire, alcohol and ink. Each participant will take home a fully framed and finished artwork that they have created themselves. For ages 16 years to adult. Booking required. Please book for only one workshop.
    Glen Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Wednesday 26 January 2022 and Thursday 27 January 2022
    Join Michelle for a special Australia Day storytime. where you can sing some songs and enjoy a reading of some Australian stories.
    Glen Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Wednesday 26 January 2022
    Create art using a combination of fire, alcohol and ink. Each participant will take home a fully framed and finished artwork that they have created themselves. For ages 16 years to adult. Booking required. Please book for only one workshop.
    Glen Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Thursday 27 January 2022
    Beyond email, banking and video chat, there are so many fun things to do on your iPad. We’ll show you some of the best apps, tricks and tips to help you maximise your tablet experience.
    Oakleigh Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Thursday 27 January 2022
    Create your own micro-world with succulents in a tea cup. All materials provided. This session may be rescheduled FREE. Bookings essential. All are welcome (children must be accompanied by an adult)
    Wheelers Hill Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Friday 28 January 2022
    Come to this upcycling workshop where we will show you how to turn flat magnets into your own fabulous watercolour fridge magnets for you to take home!
    Clayton Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Monday 31 January 2022 and Monday 5 December 2022
    Οικογένειες με μικρά παιδιά μπορούν να απολαύσουν την ώρα του παραμυθιού στην βιβλιοθήκη του Oakleigh. Families with young children can enjoy a Storytime in Greek at the Oakleigh Library. Ελληνικό Παραμύθι θα παρουσιάζεται κάθε εβδομάδα από τον Φεβρουάριο μέχρι το τέλος Νοεμβρίου εκτός από τις σχολικές διακοπές. Storytime in Greek is held weekly, Feb-Nov. Bookings open at 10am, two days prior to the session. Bookings essential for all attending (except those under 12 months).
    Oakleigh Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Monday 31 January 2022 and Friday 9 December 2022
    Join Wendy for stories, songs and activities
    Clayton Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Monday 31 January 2022
    Meet other carers in your local library and enjoy stories and rhymes with your baby. Babytime is for babies aged 12 months and under.
    Wheelers Hill Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Monday 31 January 2022 and Monday 11 April 2022
    Enjoy stories and rhymes with your baby & meet other carers in your local library. Babytime is for babies aged 12 months and under. Bookings required for anyone over 12 months, including children (but not babies under 12 mths). Bookings open 2 days before each session.
    Oakleigh Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Tuesday 1 February 2022 and Wednesday 2 February 2022
    Join us for stories and songs Bookings required for adults and children attending (children under 12 months do not require a booking).
    Wheelers Hill Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Tuesday 1 February 2022 and Thursday 17 February 2022
    Join Suzi and Michelle for stories and songs
    Glen Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Tuesday 1 February 2022 and Wednesday 30 March 2022
    Join Lilian for stories and songs
    Mount Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Tuesday 1 February 2022
    Meet other carers in your local library and enjoy stories and rhymes with your baby. BabyTime is for babies aged 12 months and under.
    Mulgrave Neighbourhood Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Tuesday 1 February 2022 and Tuesday 31 May 2022
    Meet other carers in your local library and enjoy stories and rhymes with your baby. BabyTime is for babies aged 12 months and under.
    Clayton Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Tuesday 1 February 2022 and Tuesday 22 February 2022
    Join Bronwyn for stories and songs
    Mulgrave Neighbourhood Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Tuesday 1 February 2022 and Tuesday 29 November 2022
    Get creative with Lego at Lego Club.
    Mount Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Wednesday 2 February 2022 and Wednesday 15 June 2022
    Famiglie con bambini piccoli possono partecipare alle storie in Italiano. Families with young children can enjoy a Storytime in Italian
    Clayton Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Wednesday 2 February 2022 and Wednesday 7 December 2022
    Families with young children can enjoy a Storytime in Chinese
    Glen Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Wednesday 2 February 2022 and Thursday 8 December 2022
    Toddlers and preschoolers can sing songs & rhymes, share stories and learn early social skills at Storytime. For ages 1-5 Bookings open 2 days before each session. Bookings essential for all attending (except children under 12 months).
    Oakleigh Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Wednesday 2 February 2022
    A free ten-week 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 provided. Dates are: 2, 9, 16 & 23 February 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 March 6 April Registering for 2 February is enrollment for the full term.
    Clayton Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Wednesday 2 February 2022 and Wednesday 23 February 2022
    Meet other carers in your local library and enjoy stories and rhymes with your baby. BabyTime is for babies aged 12 months and under.
    Glen Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Wednesday 2 February 2022 and Wednesday 7 December 2022
    有幼儿的家庭可以带小朋友 到图书馆参加国语故事会。 Families with young children can enjoy a Storytime in Chinese.
    Mulgrave Neighbourhood Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Thursday 3 February 2022
    A free ten-week 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 provided. 3, 10, 17 & 24 February 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 March 7 April Registering for 3 February is enrollment for the full term.
    Glen Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Thursday 3 February 2022
    This workshop will walk you through the basics of digital technology from PCs to smartphones. We'll introduce you to using a PC, concepts such as The Cloud and the Internet and web browsing. This is the first of a series of 4 workshops, each covering a different basic digital technology topic, and bookings should be made for each workshop.
    Oakleigh Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Thursday 3 February 2022 and Thursday 8 December 2022
    Meet other carers in your local library and enjoy stories and rhymes with your baby. Babytime is for babies aged 12 months and under.
    Mount Waverley Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Thursday 3 February 2022 and Thursday 3 March 2022
    Get creative with Lego at Lego Club. The club operates 4pm - 5pm.
    Mulgrave Neighbourhood Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Between Friday 4 February 2022 and Friday 6 May 2022
    Join Michelle for stories and songs
    Power Neighbourhood House
  • Between Saturday 5 February 2022 and Saturday 3 December 2022
    有幼儿的家庭可以带小朋友 到图书馆参加国语故事会。 Families with young children can enjoy a Storytime in Chinese.
    Wheelers Hill Library - Monash Public Library Service
  • Monday 7 February 2022
    Everyone comes up against a brick wall at some point in their family history research and in this Zoom presentation Shauna Hicks will outline some search strategies that might assist in getting past that barrier. Shauna has been tracing her own family history since 1977 and worked in government for over 35 years in Australian libraries and archives in Brisbane, Canberra, and Melbourne. An online event in partnership with the Monash Libraries Family History Group
  • Monday 7 February 2022
    Get creative with Lego at Lego Club. For ages 5+
    Wheelers Hill Library - Monash Public Library Service
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