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Adult Programs

Welcome to Adult programs online

These resources and programs support the development of literacy, life-long learning and creativity for all ages.

Programs include the Art Series, Digital Literacy, Conversation Circles and Learning Help for Adults, developed to inspire learning and create community connections.

For more information see the What's On calendar or contact the Library during opening hours on 1300 630 920.

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Adult Programs

A video playlist for adults and young people. Regular programs include: Wellbeing with Dani and monthly Art Series.


Book Reviews

Join our libraries’ team as they share some book reviews.


Workshops

A video playlist of workshops to explore your creativity. Includes zine making, watercolour painting and much more.


Resources and Services

This video playlist has information about resources and services, such as online Tech Assist and digital resources.

 

On

Library Tech Assist

Library Tech Assist is available to all library members at the following times and locations.
 

Monday 2pm-4pm Dandenong Library

Tuesday 2pm-4pm Dandenong Library

Wednesday 2pm-4pm Springvale Library

Thursday 2pm-4pm Dandenong Library

Friday 2pm-4pm Springvale Library
 

The Library Tech Assist team can assist with:

  • Accessing library eResources such as Kanopy, BorrowBox or Studiosity
  • Setting up an email account
  • Installing apps on phones or tablets
  • Using social media platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Viber, Facetime and more.

To access this service, drop in during one of the times listed above, or phone the library during opening hours on 1300 630 920 to make a booking in advance.

Learning Help for Adults

Learning Help for Adults is available to all library members.

The Language and Literacy team are available to support library members with:

  • Resume writing
  • Job searching
  • Immigration forms, and more

To access this service, see the Community Languages and Literacy page, or phone the library during opening hours on 1300 630 920 and one of the Language and Literacy team members will contact you via phone or email.

Wednesday 22 September, 10:00am
Thursday 23 September, 2:00pm
Wednesday 29 September, 10:00am
Wednesday 6 October, 10:00am

Library Resources

Online resources are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Access the Digital Library page to see a complete list of free online resources.

 

Advice and support for using technology is available. Access the Cyber Safety page for tips and resources.

External Resources - Support and Connection

Working for Victoria

Jobseekers in Victoria  are invited to register details on the Working for Victoria site to access new work opportunities.

eheadspace

eheadspace provides free online support and counselling to young people 12 - 25 and their families and friends. If you’re based in Australia and going through a tough time, eheadspace can help.

R U OK?

R U OK? inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with the  people around them and start a conversation with anyone who may be struggling with life.

Beyond Blue

An Australian mental health support organisation, Beyond Blue maintains an updated website of resources, forums, and contact information to support you and loved ones during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Australian Federal Government

The Australian Federal Government hub for regularly updated, accurate information about the current COVID-19 pandemic situation.

Business Victoria

The Victorian government department, Business VIctoria, provides Business support, advice and information to help your business deal with coronavirus (COVID-19).

Study Melbourne

The Victorian government initiative, Study Melbourne, can assist International Students to access services in the community, and provide free and confidential information, support and practical help

External Resources - Entertainment and Learning

Google Arts and Culture

Virtual tours and online exhibits of museums and galleries from all over the world, including New York City’s The MET, Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum, and France’s Palace of Versailles.

PageTurners

PageTurners are short, easy-to-read stories for adults learning to read.

Douban

Chinese language website providing user reviews and recommendation services for movies, books, and music.

SBS

SBS online provides free news and podcasts in English and many other languages.

State Library Victoria

Explore State Library Victoria virtually, from the iconic La Trobe Reading Room to the Velvet, Iron, Ashes exhibition.

Smithsonian Institute

Explore content from 19 museums, nine research centres, libraries, archives, and the National Zoo from the USA through the Smithsonian Open Access portal. Through this portal, you can download, share, and reuse millions of the Smithsonian’s images, as well as explore other resources and activities.

Museum Crush - Culture24

Explore content from UK museums and galleries thanks to the curation of cultural support organisation Culture24.

Art UK

View public art from over 3,200 UK collections.

Europeana

Explore exhibitions and more from thousands of galleries and museums around Europe thanks to the curation of cultural support organisation Europeana.

Digital NZ

Discover more than 30 million items across over 200 New Zealand organisations thanks to the curation of cultural support organisation DigitalNZ.