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Activities for parents and children

Broadford, Kilmore, Pyalong and Wandong

Children's library programs

Introduce your child to the world of books and joys of reading with our free early literacy programs. Held weekly at each branch throughout the year. No need to book, just come along to one the libraries.

Upcoming library events in Broadford and Kilmore

  • Baby Bookworms — Broadford
    Tue
    26
    Nov
    When:
    Tuesday 26 November at 9:30am - 10:00am
    Where:
    Broadford Customer and Library Service Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Dates:
    • Tuesday 3rd December 2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Tuesday 10th December 2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Tuesday 17th December 2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Tuesday 24th December 2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Tuesday 31st December 2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Tuesday 7th January 2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Tuesday 14th January 2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Tuesday 21st January 2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Tuesday 28th January 2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    A fun session with songs and rhymes that provides the first steps to literacy for your child. Suitable for babies up to 18 months old.
  • Baby Bookworms — Kilmore
    Fri
    22
    Nov
    When:
    Friday 22 November at 10:30am - 11:00am
    Where:
    Kilmore Customer and Library Service Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Dates:
    • Friday 29th November 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Friday 6th December 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Friday 13th December 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Friday 20th December 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Friday 27th December 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Friday 3rd January 2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Friday 10th January 2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Friday 17th January 2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Friday 24th January 2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    A fun session with songs and rhymes that provides the first steps to literacy for your child. Suitable for babies up to 18 months old.
  • Toddler Read and Rhyme — Broadford
    Tue
    19
    Nov
    When:
    Tuesday 19 November at 10:30am - 11:00am
    Where:
    Broadford Customer and Library Service Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Dates:
    • Tuesday 26th November 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Tuesday 3rd December 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Tuesday 10th December 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Tuesday 17th December 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Tuesday 24th December 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Tuesday 31st December 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Tuesday 7th January 2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Tuesday 14th January 2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Tuesday 21st January 2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    An interactive session that builds pre-literacy skills for your child with songs, rhymes, finger plays and books. Suitable for ages 18 months to 3 years.
  • Toddler Read and Rhyme — Kilmore
    Tue
    26
    Nov
    When:
    Tuesday 26 November at 9:30am - 10:00am
    Where:
    Kilmore Customer and Library Service Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Dates:
    • Tuesday 3rd December 2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Tuesday 10th December 2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Tuesday 17th December 2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Tuesday 24th December 2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Tuesday 31st December 2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Tuesday 7th January 2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Tuesday 14th January 2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Tuesday 21st January 2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Tuesday 28th January 2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    An interactive session that builds pre-literacy skills for your child with songs, rhymes, finger plays and books. Suitable for ages 18 months to 3 years.
  • Toddler Read and Rhyme — Kilmore
    Thu
    21
    Nov
    When:
    Thursday 21 November at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    Where:
    Kilmore Customer and Library Service Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Dates:
    • Thursday 28th November 2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    • Thursday 5th December 2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    • Thursday 12th December 2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    • Thursday 19th December 2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    • Thursday 26th December 2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    • Thursday 2nd January 2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    • Thursday 9th January 2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    • Thursday 16th January 2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    • Thursday 23rd January 2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    An interactive session that builds pre-literacy skills for your child with songs, rhymes, finger plays and books. Suitable for ages 18 months to 3 years.
  • Storytime — Broadford
    Wed
    20
    Nov
    When:
    Wednesday 20 November at 11:00am - 11:30am
    Where:
    Broadford Customer and Library Service Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Dates:
    • Wednesday 27th November 2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 4th December 2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 11th December 2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 18th December 2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 25th December 2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 1st January 2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 8th January 2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 15th January 2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 22nd January 2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
    Explore stories, sing songs and make craft together. Suitable for children 3 to 5 years.
  • Storytime — Kilmore
    Wed
    20
    Nov
    When:
    Wednesday 20 November at 9:30am - 10:00am
    Where:
    Kilmore Customer and Library Service Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Dates:
    • Wednesday 27th November 2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Wednesday 4th December 2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Wednesday 11th December 2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Wednesday 18th December 2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Wednesday 25th December 2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Wednesday 1st January 2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Wednesday 8th January 2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Wednesday 15th January 2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    • Wednesday 22nd January 2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
    Explore stories, sing songs and make craft together. Suitable for children 3 to 5 years.

Water awareness and swimming lessons

Mitchell Leisure Services operate the Kilmore Leisure Centre.

Our programs aim to increase confidence in water and teach water safety skills and swimming strokes.

The pool is heated and a shallow beach area for toddlers is also available.

Parents go in the water with their children if child is aged 0-5 years.

Crèche services are also available.

More information

Other providers in the area

General activities

Playgroups

Kindergarten programs — 3 year old

Spaces fill very quickly, so you need to book very early. Children usually need to have turned 3 years prior to starting.

These programs are not subsidised by government (unlike 4 year old programs).

Contact us

If your activity is not listed or you notice an error, please let us know by emailing mitchell@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au

Families are advised to check details themselves as they frequently change.

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This page was last updated on 2 July 2019.