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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

  • Babytime — Broadford
    Tue
    18
    Feb
    When:
    Tuesday 18 February at 10:30am - 11:30am
    Where:
    Broadford Customer and Library Service Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Dates:
    • Tuesday 25th February 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Tuesday 3rd March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Tuesday 10th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Tuesday 17th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Tuesday 24th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Tuesday 31st March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Tuesday 7th April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Tuesday 14th April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Tuesday 21st April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    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.
  • Babytime — Kilmore
    Fri
    21
    Feb
    When:
    Friday 21 February at 10:30am - 11:30am
    Where:
    Kilmore Customer and Library Service Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Dates:
    • Friday 28th February 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Friday 6th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Friday 13th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Friday 20th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Friday 27th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Friday 3rd April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Friday 10th April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Friday 17th April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Friday 24th April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    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.
  • Rhymetime — Broadford
    Fri
    21
    Feb
    When:
    Friday 21 February at 10:30am - 11:30am
    Where:
    Broadford Customer and Library Service Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Dates:
    • Friday 28th February 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Friday 6th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Friday 13th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Friday 20th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Friday 27th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Friday 3rd April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Friday 10th April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Friday 17th April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Friday 24th April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    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.
  • Rhymetime — Kilmore
    Tue
    18
    Feb
    When:
    Tuesday 18 February at 10:30am - 11:30am
    Where:
    Kilmore Customer and Library Service Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Dates:
    • Tuesday 25th February 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Tuesday 3rd March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Tuesday 10th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Tuesday 17th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Tuesday 24th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Tuesday 31st March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Tuesday 7th April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Tuesday 14th April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Tuesday 21st April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    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
    19
    Feb
    When:
    Wednesday 19 February at 10:30am - 11:30am
    Where:
    Broadford Customer and Library Service Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Dates:
    • Wednesday 26th February 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 4th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 11th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 18th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 25th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 1st April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 8th April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 15th April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 22nd April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    Explore stories, sing songs and make craft together. Suitable for children 3 to 5 years.
  • Storytime — Kilmore
    Wed
    19
    Feb
    When:
    Wednesday 19 February at 10:30am - 11:30am
    Where:
    Kilmore Customer and Library Service Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Dates:
    • Wednesday 26th February 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 4th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 11th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 18th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 25th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 1st April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 8th April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 15th April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    • Wednesday 22nd April 2020 at 10:30am - 11:30am
    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.