We’ve got lots of free events and activities at the library for adults. Register now for one of our upcoming events.

Changing COVID restrictions mean we may need to cancel, postpone or move programs online at short notice. Please visit the What's On Calendar for current information.

Regular Programs

Discover our regular programs in person and online below and book in for one today.

Craft and Conversation

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Are you a craft lover?

Join our monthly program to create a new craft each session. Materials are free, conversation is included, and you can take home your finished project.

Bookings required. Bookings open 3 weeks before the session.

Hoppers Crossing Library, 2nd Friday of the month, 10:30am – 12:30pm Register here

Julia Gillard Library Tarneit, 3rd Friday of the month, 10.30am – 12.30pm Register here

Point Cook Library, 4th Friday of the month, 11am – 1pm Register here

Werribee Library, 4th Tuesday of the month, 1pm – 3pm Register here

 

English Conversation Café

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At English Conversation Café you can practise your English skills, meet new people, and learn from others. This is a great way for you to connect with the community and maybe even make new friends.

In person sessions

English Conversation Café sessions held at the following branches do not require bookings:

Hoppers Crossing Library, Mondays, 11am – 12pm

Julia Gillard Library Tarneit, Wednesdays, 1.30pm – 2.30pm

Manor Lakes Library, Fridays, 1pm – 2pm

Point Cook Library, Mondays, 2pm – 3pm

Werribee Library, Fridays, 11am – 12pm

Booking Information
Tickets will be available 15 minutes before the start of the session and will be offered on a strict first-come, first-served basis. See library staff on the day for ticketing information.

All sessions held online require bookings and open 1 week before each session.

Online, Thursdays, 12pm – 1pm Register here

eSafety sessions

We've partnered with BeConnected to provide learning for older Australians to stay safe online. Book any program below, or call us on 8734 8999 to find out more.

Using government websites

Join us to learn which government websites might benefit you, how to set up a MyGov account, and how to keep your personal details safe and secure.

Point Cook Library

Thursday 18 August, 2pm – 3pm

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Can you spot a scam?

Australians aged 55 and over lost close to $141 million to scammers in 2021. Join us to learn about common scams, what to do and what not to do!

Julia Gillard Library Tarneit

Tuesday 6 September, 10am – 11am

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All you need to know about data and public Wi-Fi

Whether you’re using the internet at home or on your mobile, everything you do online uses data. Join us to learn how to stay safer online and save money.

Werribee Library

Tuesday 20 September, 11.30am – 12.30am

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Protect yourself against scams

Hoppers Crossing Library

Thursday 6 October, 3pm-4pm

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Family History Groups

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We have two Family History Groups that meet at our Libraries to support people working on Family Histories.

Hoppers Crossing Library

Last Saturday of the month from March to November

10am – 12pm

Book Now

Manor Lakes Library

Second Tuesday of the month from February to December

1pm – 3pm

Book Now

One on One IT help

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Do you need some focused support with computers or technology? Free digital training is available.

Book a 30 minute IT help session, and our friendly staff will help you.

Help available includes:

  • Searching the internet
  • Using email
  • Accessing the online library
  • Setting up a MyGov account, and accessing your vaccine status
  • Help booking your vaccination appointment
  • Connecting online with social media
  • Connecting with online video calls

This is an in-person, or online session, and Microsoft Teams will be used to provide demonstrative information and assistance. Phone support is also available.

This is a session, not a class.

Bookings essential:

Online session
Manor Lakes Library
Hoppers Crossing Library
Point Cook Library
Tarneit Library
Werribee Library

There is also a fantastic range of self paced training on these topics and more available at BeConnected.

Recently Returned Podcast

Tune in to Recently Returned, our podcast on books and reading. Subscribe to hear interviews with guest authors, book recommendations from our librarians and discussions on what we’ve been reading. You can stream Recently Returned via Apple Podcasts, Listen Notes and Spotify.

See recent episodes and transcripts

Virtual Book Club

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Join our Virtual Book Club! Each month we meet online to chat about a selected title (just like a traditional book club). Each title is announced in advance, giving you plenty of time to read it. All books selected are available for multiple people to borrow at the same time - which means that you can download and read them anytime.

Online, 3rd Thursday of the month, 7.30pm – 8.30pm

Register here

Writing Group Online

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Come along to one of Wyndham City Libraries free weekly writing groups for adult writers of all levels of experience. Get your creative juices flowing with exercises designed to inspire and develop your writing skills in a fun and friendly environment.

Online, 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 7.30pm – 8.30pm

Bookings open 2 weeks before each session.

Register here

Important information - In branch programs & events:

  • COVIDSafe guidelines will be followed to ensure public safety.
  •  Please don't attend if you have any Covid-19 symptoms.
  • Social distancing is also encouraged during the program.
  • Masks will be provided if you cannot social distance.
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