School Holiday Program


Winter Wonderland!  All sessions are free of charge, but please make sure to book. 

Please Note: There is no need to book a parental ticket, although we do expect you to remain with the child through the program.

Movie: Beauty and the Beast (PG) 

Beauty and the Beast is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite his fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast's hideous exterior and realise the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within.

Ages 5-12


Indigenous Storytime  

In celebration of NAIDOC Week, join us for a special Indigenous Storytime and craft.

No Bookings Required

Ages 4-12

  • Hastings Library, Tuesday 4 July, 11am
  • Mornington Library, Tuesday 4 July, 2pm
  • Somerville Library, Wednesday 5 July,11am
  • Mornington Library, Wednesday 5 July, 11am
  • Rosebud Library, Thursday 6 July, 11am


Feast and Forage in Winter

Come dressed in your gumboots and winter woolies and keep warm with stories. You can create your own winter wonders from recycled materials with plenty of snow.

Ages 5-12

Lego Winter Fun: get creative with Lego

Ages 5-12

Free but Bookings Required

NOTE: Lego is for use in the Library only and can not be taken home.


Winter Weaving

Weave unique snowflakes, and listen to heartwarming stories.

Ages 5-12


All Things Penguin - Hastings Library

Come and make an adorable penguin to take home, and test your knowledge and skills in our Penguin Winter Olympic Games.

Ages 5-12


Cartooning Workshop

With children's book illustrator Pete Pascoe

Ages 5-12

Teens! Learn to knit at the library

This class is for absolute beginners and anyone aged 12-18 is welcome to attend! Come along and learn to wield a knitting needle to make a simple project.

Ages 12-18


Storytelling Performance

Henry Lawson's comic story, The Loaded Dog, will be presented as a storytelling performance. It's an explosive tale about three gold miners and their dog Tommy. The Loaded Dog is one of Henry Lawson's best known comic stories and has plenty of action and humour to entertain young audiences.

Ages 5-18


Disco Fun

Get your best disco gear on and head into Mornington Library to rock it out at the fun Disco Party. Spot prizes and song requests.

Ages 5-12

NOTE: There is no need to book a parental ticket, although we do expect you to remain with the child through the program. Parents/Guardians must remain in the library area during the Disco time. Children are not to be left unattended.