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Activities for parents and children

Wallan and Beveridge

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 Wallan and Beveridge

  • Baby Bookworms — Beveridge
    Mon
    26
    Aug
    When:
    Monday 26 August at 10:30am - 11:30am
    Where:
    Greater Beveridge Community Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Baby Bookworms is a fun weekly session to bring your little ones along and start their journey into the joy of books. For babies up to the age of 18 months old.
  • Baby Bookworms — Wallan
    Wed
    20
    Nov
    When:
    Wednesday 20 November at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    Where:
    Wallan Customer and Library Service Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Dates:
    • Wednesday 27th November 2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    • Wednesday 4th December 2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    • Wednesday 11th December 2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    • Wednesday 18th December 2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    • Wednesday 25th December 2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    • Wednesday 1st January 2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    • Wednesday 8th January 2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    • Wednesday 15th January 2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    • Wednesday 22nd January 2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
    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 — Beveridge
    Thu
    29
    Aug
    When:
    Thursday 29 August at 10:30am - 11:30am
    Where:
    Greater Beveridge Community Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Toddler Read & Rhyme is a fun weekly session to bring your little ones together for some fun in the library. Meet other families and have a read along together. Suitable for children aged 18 months - 3 years.
  • Toddler Read and Rhyme — Wallan
    Wed
    20
    Nov
    When:
    Wednesday 20 November at 10:30am - 11:00am
    Where:
    Wallan Customer and Library Service Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Dates:
    • Thursday 21st November 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Wednesday 27th November 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Thursday 28th November 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Wednesday 4th December 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Thursday 5th December 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Wednesday 11th December 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Thursday 12th December 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Wednesday 18th December 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Thursday 19th December 2019 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.
  • Storytime — Wallan
    Fri
    22
    Nov
    When:
    Friday 22 November at 10:30am - 11:00am
    Where:
    Wallan 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
    Explore stories, sing songs and make craft together. Suitable for children 3 to 5 years.
  • Sensory Storytime — Wallan
    Sat
    30
    Nov
    When:
    Saturday 30 November at 10:30am - 11:00am
    Where:
    Wallan Customer and Library Service Centre
    Audience:
    Families
    Dates:
    • Saturday 14th December 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Saturday 28th December 2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Saturday 11th January 2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Saturday 25th January 2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Saturday 8th February 2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Saturday 22nd February 2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Saturday 7th March 2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
    Sensory Storytime is fun, educational and very hands on. Suitable for ages 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

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.