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We’re skipping through the term!

Jump Rope for Heart is well underway and it’s great to see so many children out in the playground skipping with smiles on their faces.   

It’s not long until our ‘Jump Off Day’ on Thursday 1 November so keep on practicing those tricks! And don’t forget to share your online fundraising page with friends and family to raise money for a great cause! Still need to sign up online? It’s easy just follow this link and enter your details.   


East Gippsland Shire Library Children’s Week Activities

Children’s Week celebrates the right of children to enjoy childhood. It is also a time for children to demonstrate their talents, skills and abilities and runs from 19-28 October.


Garden Craft

Come and join in the fun at the library’s Children’s Week activity session and decorate a stake for your garden. The activity session is for children aged 5 – 12 and will also include stories and games. Bookings essential.

Bairnsdale Library, Tuesday 23 October 3.45pm – 4.45pm

Paynesville Service Centre, Thursday 25 October 3.45pm – 4.45pm


Storytime with Dorothy the Dinosaur

Dorothy the Dinosaur will visit special Storytime sessions in Children’s Week. The special Storytime sessions are for children 0 to 5 years of age, and will include stories, songs and a craft activity. No bookings required.

Paynesville Service Centre, Thursday 25 October, 11.00am

Bairnsdale Library, Friday 26 October, 11.00am


Children’s Week Games Session-Xbox and Board Games

Come and play Xbox games and board games at the library. The Xbox games provided are suitable for the 5 to 12 age group for which this event is being held. This is not a supervised event. Parents may consider staying with their younger children.  No bookings required.

Bairnsdale Library, Wednesday 24 October, 3.30pm – 6.00pm


Children’s Week LEGO Club

Junior LEGO enthusiasts are invited to attend our Children’s Week LEGO Club. The sessions will incorporate freestyle creativity as well as some themed construction activities. For ages 5 – 12.  Bookings essential.

Bairnsdale Library, Monday 22 October, 4.00pm – 5.00pm

Paynesville Service Centre (regular monthly LEGO Club), Wednesday 24 October, 3.40pm – 4.40pm



Little Athletics Bairnsdale 2018/2019 season starting soon

Season operates Term 4 and Term 1 on Friday afternoons at 4:15pm for approximately 1 1/2 Hours.

All registrations online via (cash payment accepted during come and try nights)

Come and Try Night Friday October 12, 4.15pm start at Howitt Park.     

Season Commences Friday October 19       

Ages: Under 6 - Under 16

(Child must have turned 5 prior to commencement)

Where: Howitt Park Oval

Cost: $120 per Athlete for the season

Contact: Bec Irish (Registrar)

Mobile 0419 308 272


LEGO Club at the East Gippsland Library

Bookings are now being taken for the holiday session of the Library LEGO Club being held at the Bairnsdale Library on Wednesday 14 November from 4.00-5.00pm. LEGO Club is for children aged 5 – 12 and bookings are essential. Phone 5152 4225 or book in person at the library.