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Summer Activities at Brimbank Libraries

A whole range of events and activities to keep the little ones going all summer long

Keep the kids engaged and learning all summer long with Brimbank Libraries' Summer Activities program packed full of activities and events for both preschool and primary school aged children.

Summer Family Events

Art with Aviva

Aviva Reid's artwork and photo advertising Brimbank Libraries' upcoming Summer WorkshopAviva Reed is a visual ecologist, illustrator and collaborator on the Small Friends science-adventure book project.

Make art and explore storytelling, science and ecology with Aviva. Bring pencils, pen and paper and join in this fun activity from home.

Presented online via Zoom, in partnership with Brimbank’s Environment Department. Suitable for children aged 8-12.

Thursday 14 January, 11am-11.45am

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Wildlife of Brimbank

Grey headed fruit batMeet the wildlife who live in and around Brimbank in this special live online presentation by Reptile Encounters. Learn about our local species and how we can help to look after them. Special appearances by the Blue-Tongue Lizard, Grey-headed Flying Fox, Growling Grass Frog and more!

Presented in partnership with Brimbank’s Environment Department. Suitable for all ages.

Wednesday 20 January, 2-3pm

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Kids' Summer Book Club

Girl with stack of booksHave you read an amazing story you’d like to share? Join in to chat all things books and find your new favourite read. We’d love to hear what you’ve been reading over summer!

Suitable for children aged 8-12 and their families.

Thursday 21 January, 2-3pm

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Summer Storytimes in the Park

Storytime in the parkJoin us for songs, stories and fun in the beautiful parks of Brimbank as we celebrate summer and share our love of books in the great outdoors.

Don’t forget to bring a picnic rug to sit on, sunscreen, a hat and a morning snack. In the event of extreme weather, storytimes will be cancelled. Check Brimbank Libraries' social media for updates.

Isabella Williams Reserve - Wednesday 13 January, 10:30am and Wednesday 3 February, 10:30am
Cliff Harvey Lagoon Reserve -  Monday 18 January, 10:30am
Sunvale Community Park - Thursday 14 January, 10:30am and Thursday 28 January, 10:30am
Wahgunyah Reserve - Thursday 21 January, 10:30am
Linear Park - Wednesday 27 January, 10:30am and Thursday 4 February, 10:30am

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Summer Reading Challenge

Get in the Game: Read!

Bribmank Libraries Summer Reading Challenge 2020 LogoJoin the Summer Reading Challenge for your chance to win an Android tablet with $100 of eBooks, or one of five $50 book vouchers.

All you need to do is read six books over summer, or read for six hours.

Enter as many times as you like - the more you read, the more chances you have to win!

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If you'd prefer a printable copy of our Summer Activities program, click the link below to download.
pdf Brimbank Libraries Summer Activities 2020 - 2021 (629 KB)

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