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Free activities for primary school children are held at Moreland libraries.

Lego builders

Lego builders is a LEGO program for school-aged children. Unfortunately, because of COVID-19 restrictions, we will not be running LEGO builders until further notice. Please check this page again in future for updates or ask about LEGO builders at your local library.

Curiosity Crew

Due to government restrictions around physical distancing, there will be no Curiosity Crew until further notice. We have some great craft videos on our YouTube channel!

Reading Challenges

Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge

The Premiers’ Reading Challenge is a fun way of encouraging children to read. Premiers Reading Challenge books are easy to find. Just look for the colour coded stickers on the book spine. You can also search for books, by age category, using the library website or visit Premiers' Reading Challenge

Short story writing competition

Moreland City Libraries held the annual Short Story Competition again over winter.

Entries opened Tuesday 1 June and closed on Sunday 18 July 2021. Winners were announced late August.

Creators of all ages were invited to enter the 2021 Moreland City Libraries Short story competition.  Submitting an entry that is written in 500 words or less, recorded or filmed in 5 minutes or less, around the theme ‘Escape from Lockdown!’

Entry forms were available at all Moreland City Libraries.

Find out more about entering our Short story competition.

CBCA Awards

The Children’s Book Council of Australia presents annual awards to books of literary merit, for outstanding contribution to Australian children’s literature. Every year Moreland City Libraries celebrates these books at storytimes.

Watch the special Shortlist announcement on Youtube

Download the 2021 Shortlist in PDF CBCA Shortlist - 2021

Winner and Honour Books: Announced at noon AEST on Friday 20 August 2021.

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