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School holiday programs are ‘flying’

Saturday 12 January

The East Gippsland Shire Council school holiday library program is in full swing with locals and visitors alike turning out for a range scheduled activities.


Circus skills, craft, Lego, Xbox and board games, movie screenings, the summer reading club, and illustrating have all been popular and many sessions are still to be held.


Parents and/or carers are encouraged to join the shire libraries’ email list to receive regular updates on programs and events. Many of the programs fill quickly and bookings are essential.


To join the mailing list, email library@egipps.vic.gov.au, call 5152 4225 or complete an application form on the Council website eastgippsland.vic.gov.au.


Upcoming events (suitable for ages 5-12 years) include the following listed below.


Circus skills workshop with Wacky Wombat:

January 21, 2-3pm: Omeo Service Centre.


Cartooning workshop with Richard Galbraith:

January 15, 11am-12pm: Paynesville Service Centre.

January 15, 2-3pm: Bairnsdale Library.

January 16, 11am-12pm: Orbost Service Centre.

January 16, 2.30-3.30pm: Lakes Entrance Service Centre.


Outdoor family movie screening - Christopher Robin (G):

January 18, 7-8.45pm: Bairnsdale Library.


Kite making activity session:

January 16, 2.30-3.30pm: Mallacoota Service Centre.

January 18, 2-3.30pm: Bairnsdale Library.

January 22, 2-3.30pm: Orbost Service Centre.


Movie screening – Smallfoot (G):

January 16, 2-4pm: Omeo Service Centre.

January 17, 2-4pm: Cann River Outreach Centre.

January 21, 2-4pm: Paynesville Service Centre.


Lego Club:

January 14, 8.30am-5pm: Paynesville Service Centre.

January 23, 9am-12pm: Omeo Service Centre.


Xbox and board games:

January 14, 8.30-5pm: Paynesville Service Centre.

January 23, 9am-12pm: Omeo Service Centre.


Illustrate and book day:

January 22, 2-3.30pm: Bairnsdale Library.


For more information contact the Bairnsdale Library on 5152 4225.



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Library Program Officer Callie Whelan reads to what was a full house at the Lakes Entrance kite making summer holiday program session. ‘Pig the Pug’ was, literally, a winner with the young readers. PICTURED TOP: Sophie and Ruby Warner get creative on the artwork for their kites during the kite making session at the Lakes Entrance Library.



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Lilly Parker-Holland and Annerlee Walters-Stuckey design their kites.


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Ron and Vicki Cornwall with grandchildren Cia, Clay and Cleo Hamilton.



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