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january, 2021

janEscapade School Holiday Program at Melville LibrariesMonth Long Event (january)

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Event Details

Keep the kids entertained these school holidays in the City of Melville. The holiday events are very popular with many already booked out, so be sure to reserve your place/s online or phone 9364 0115.

Cryptic Crosswords for Young Puzzlers with Mr G

Learn the secrets of cryptic crosswords these school holidays at City of Melville Libraries. Mr G will be unlocking the mysteries of these puzzles for children. Expand your vocabulary, unpick those sneaky clues and uncover the most amazing words.

All materials supplied.
Suitable for ages 10 to 13
This is a free event but bookings are essential.

Wed Jan 6 from 9:30am – 10:30am at A.H. Bracks Library in Melville
Thu Jan 7 from 9:30am – 10:30am at Bull Creek Library
Wed Jan 13 from 9:30am – 10:30am at Civic Square Library in Booragoon

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Digital Photography

Learn how to set up, shoot and edit great images in a variety of situations with the team from Fire Tech. From close-up macro shots, to capturing light in dark scenes to landscapes and action shots. This digital photography workshop is the perfect base for aspiring young photographers ready to unleash their creativity. It equips students with the basic knowledge and functionality so they can continue to hone their photography skills into the future.  Bring a USB to take home your images.

This is an all-day class. Please bring your lunch
Suitable for ages 12 to 17
Tue Jan 12 from 10am – 4pm at A.H. Bracks Library in Melville
This is a free event but bookings are essential

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West Oz Wild Life Incursion

Meet your favourite Australian animals. Get up close and personal with a koala, or many a python. The team from West Oz Wildlife will also bring along their bobtail lizard and dingo.  You will have the opportunity to pat the animals and maybe get to hold them. You will definitely learn all about their habitat, what their favourite food is and why they look like they do.

Suitable for ages 4 to 12
This is a free event but bookings are essential

Fri Jan 8 from 10am – 11am at A.H. Bracks Library in Melville
Fri Jan 8 from 11:30am – 12:30pm at A.H. Bracks Library in Melville
Thu Jan 14 from 10am – 11am at Civic Square Library in Booragoon
Thu Jan 14 from 11:30am – 12:30pm at Civic Square Library in Booragoon

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Summer Reading Challenge

Looking for something good to read these holidays? The summer reading challenge is full of good ideas for books. Read a book from each of the categories and have mum or dad sign the form. Once you have read a book of each type, bring your form into the library for a prize. All entries go into the major prize draw for a $20 Dymocks voucher.

Stuck for books from a particular category? Ask the City of Melville Libraries amazing staff to suggest the perfect book.

Download the Summer Reading Challenge form and start reading!

Entries close 27 January 2021. Terms and conditions apply.

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