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School Holidays

There's always something fun and educational on for kids of all ages every school holidays across our libraries, community centres and other local spaces.

School Holidays @ Your Local Community Centre

A range of activities are available across our community centres for the upcoming school holiday period with our programs beginning on Monday, 5 July 2021.

There's a host of fun activities on offer to suit kids of all ages and all at very affordable prices.

Bookings are essential for most sessions.

Community Centres School Holiday program - July 2021

School Holidays @ Your Local Library

Our library program for the upcoming July school holidays is once again full of exciting and fun events for kids of all ages, including two special sessions that are also part of NAIDOC Week.

If you're looking for even more things to do, why not try our Scavenger Hunt that is run every day of the school holidays? Make sure to grab your answer sheet then explore your local library to find the pictures hidden within. Submitted answer sheets go into the draw to win a special book prize!

Bookings are essential for all sessions except the scavenger hunt. See the individual events listed below, or click onto our event calendar for all sessions.

Library event calendar

School Holiday Sports Program

Kids will get active with a range of free sports and activities in the April and October school holidays every year.

School Holiday Sports Program

Please be aware that safe hygiene practices will apply and there will be restrictions on numbers in line with COVID-19 guidelines.

  • Connecting with others - CANCELLED!

    3rd August 2021 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Library
    • Workshop
    • Free
    In this free 1 hour Be Connected webinar session run by library staff you'll discover the basics of video calling and how to connect online with loved ones.
  • Buy Local

    Buy Local - Supplying Goods and Services to Government

    3rd August 2021 9:15 am - 11:30 am
    • Business
    • Information Session
    • Free
    An opportunity to hear about government procurement opportunities available to local businesses.
  • Introduction to myGov - CANCELLED!

    4th August 2021 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Library
    • Workshop
    • Free
    In this Be Connected session run by library staff, we'll explore myGov and how it can benefit you.
  • Are you financially fit? - POSTPONED!

    5th August 2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Information Session
    • Library
    • Free
    Come along and learn how you can improve your financial fitness at this free presentation with a financial counsellor from Uniting Care Wesley Bowden.
  • Hell on Earth - Winter Dance

    6th August 2021 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    • Performance
    Enter the darkness this winter as music cult Endless Grooves takes over Oddio Bowdens infamous winery and cellar door.
  • The glass harpoon - author talk with Robert Horne

    8th August 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Library
    • Workshop
    • Free
    Come and meet author Robert Horne as he discusses his newest novel, The Glass Harpoon.
  • Bring your bills! drop in session at Civic Library - POSTPONED!

    9th August 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Information Session
    • Library
    • Free
    Do you find electricity and gas bills hard to understand? Do you want to find a better deal? Are you getting concessions? We are here to help, with plenty of tips to help you stay on top of your energy bills
  • Visual Merchandising Workshop

    10th August 2021 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Business
    • Information Session
    • Free
    An introduction for retailers to visual merchandising concepts and how to attract customers into their business.
  • Census form help - drop in session at Civic Library

    10th August 2021 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Information Session
    • Library
    • Free
    Census staff will be available at two drop in Sessions at our Libraries to provide you with face to face assistance to complete your form.
  • Bring you bills! drop in session at West Lakes Library - POSTPONED!

    10th August 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Information Session
    • Library
    • Free
    Do you find electricity and gas bills hard to understand? Do you want to find a better deal? Are you getting concessions? We are here to help, with plenty of tips to help you stay on top of your energy bills