Coronavirus update 13 March 2020

Council has closed some facilities and cancelled all events until 14 April. Learn which services have been affected.

Our website will not be available between 9pm and 11pm Monday 30 March while we make a system upgrade. More details on this outage.

Our Children’s Team have created some fun extra activities available in the children’s area of our libraries.

As well as our suite of school holiday programs, we have a number of self-directed, walk-up activities for children and their families to engage with independently.

No need to book, just come in and get involved! 

Toys, games and self-directed activities

At Ashburton Library play with our Thomas the tank engine train set, and get busy with building blocks and pictures to colour.

At Balwyn Library, enjoy simple origami, colouring in, foam blocks and a jigsaw floor puzzle.

Camberwell Library features giant chess and tic-tac-toe, jigsaw puzzles and board games for primary-school aged children and wooden puzzles for pre-schoolers. You'll also find Duplo kits and a big teddy bear to read to.

There lots of Lego at Greythorn Library Lounge, as well as a letterbox activity.

At Hawthorn Library, explore our mini walk-in 'caravan' tent and meet our big teddy and other plush toys,

There's a mini walk-in 'cubby house' tent at Kew Library. Children visiting the library can enjoy colouring activities and play with Lego and Duplo. 

More information

For more information, contact Boroondara Library Service on 9278 4666

You can find even more summer events suitable for kids on our school holiday activities page

For reading ideas, visit Booklists.