Drysdale Library

Phone: 
(03) 5251 3855
18 - 20 Hancock St
Drysdale VIC 3222

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All libraries are closed on public holidays.

Opening hours

Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed

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All About Kids!

Preschool Story Time

Help your child discover the magic of stories and develop a lifelong love of reading.
No booking required.
For a complete downloadable timetable of all our story times across all of our branches, please visit the following page grlc.vic.gov.au/learn/little-readers/events-little-readers

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Author Encounters

ENZA GANDOLFO – THE BRIDGE

Drawing on true events of Australia’s worst industrial accident – a tragedy that still scars the city – The Bridge is a profoundly moving novel that examines class, guilt, and moral culpability. Yet it shows that even the most harrowing of situations can give way to forgiveness and redemption. Enza Gandolfo is a Melbourne writer and an honorary professor in creative writing at Victoria University.

Thursday, 27 June 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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All About Kids!

HOT AIR BALLOONS

Make your own hanging 3D hot air balloon in this crafty construction workshop. Ages 5+

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eKnow How

Introduction to Trove

Trove is the National Library of Australia’s online repository of digital materials. Come along to this introductory workshop to learn how to search, find and get access to the millions of digitised books, images, maps, newspapers, sound recordings and more.

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CLASH OF THE CONTINENTS

Explore the continents of the world as you create your very own papier mâché globe. Ages 8+

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Author Encounters

LEE KOFMAN – IMPERFECT

In a captivating mix of memoir and cultural critique, Dr Lee Kofman casts a questioning eye on the myths surrounding our conception of physical perfection and what it’s like to live in a body that deviates from the norm. Dr Lee Kofman is a Russian-born Israeli-Australian author of five books, editor of two anthologies, writing teacher and mentor based in Melbourne.

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SNAIL MAIL REVIVAL

Getting a postcard or letter in the mail is always fun. Design and create your own unique postcard to be sent to family or friends, near or far, in this hands-on workshop. Ages 5+

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All About Kids!

EXPLORE THE UNIVERSE

This active session will have you exploring the universe with craft, games and hands-on discovery. Ages 8+

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Creative & Connected

Writers of the Bellarine

Are you a writer and want to share your original writing with a group of locals? Come along and share a five minute piece of with a small audience at the Drysdale Library. This is a great opportunity to meet other writers and feel motivated to write.

Thursday, 18 July 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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eKnow How

Android Basics

Bring along your own device and get some tips on how to get the most out of your tablet.

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Winter 3D Pen Challenge

3D pens are a great way to sculpt quickly in 3D. We have some great winter project ideas to help you get the hang of them, or draw your own creation. Ages 14+

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All About Kids!

Baby Time

Join us for a fun filled session of songs and rhymes for babies. Sessions run all year except for January.
No bookings required.
For a complete downloadable timetable of all our story times across all of our branches, please click here.

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Toddler Time

Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action packed Toddler Time program.
No bookings required. 
For a complete downloadable timetable of all our story times across all of our branches, please visit the following page grlc.vic.gov.au/learn/little-readers/events-little-readers

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Creative & Connected

Book Chat

Come along and enjoy a conversation about the books you have been reading, hear recommendations and meet other readers. No bookings required.

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Creative & Connected

Igknite at Drysdale Library

Are you a knitter? You can help the Rotary Club of Drysdale by knitting beanies to raise money for mental health as part of its new fundraiser: IGKNITE project. Join us at the Drysdale Library in a knitting circle to knit a beanie for this great cause. Please bring your own needles and wool.

No booking required.

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