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Libraries After Dark

Libraries After Dark has arrived!  If you’re looking for something exciting to do on a Friday night, Pakenham Library is now open til 9pm on Fridays and has a fantastic range of activities and entertainment to give you a great start to the weekend!  Browse the events we have coming up below!

Libraries After Dark Events at Pakenham Library

Season of Suspense at Pakenham Library

Agatha and the Truth of Murder – Season of Suspense

Friday 9 April at 6.30pm

Join us for a spine-chilling evening of entertainment as we screen a special showing of “Agatha and the Truth of Murder” on our huge screen as part of our Season of Suspense!

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Libraries After Dark - Fabulous Foods with Jo

Fabulous Foods with Jo – Dehydrating and Preserving Foods in Season

Friday 16 April at 7pm

If you love food and want to feel great then join us as we welcome Jo from Jo’s Kitchen Capers and discover tips and advice on how you can live and eat well.

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Essential Oils

Girls Night In – Essential Oils

Friday 23 April at 7pm

Share a glass of bubbles and discover something new at our Ladies Only, Girls Night In. Come alone or bring a friend and share some quality “you” time with us.

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Colour Outside The Lines – Dot Painting

Friday 30 April at 7pm

Always wanted to unleash your inner artist but never been sure you have the skills? Or simply looking for somewhere fab to practice your talent? Well we have the place for you! Come dabble in something new in a fun, welcoming and friendly environment.

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Lantana Season of Suspense at Pakenham Library

Lantana – Season of Suspense

Friday 7 May at 6.30pm

Our Season of Suspense continues with a screening of Australian drama, “Lantana”. Have your popcorn and sweet treats at the ready and watch with us on our HUGE screen!

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Fabulous Foods with Jo

Fabulous Foods with Jo – Food and Mindfulness

Friday 14 May at 7pm

Join qualified Chef and Health Coach, Jo from Jo’s Kitchen Capers as she discusses the types of foods that can encourage good health and mindfulness.

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Girls Night in Henna Painting

Girls Night In -Henna Painting

Friday 21 May at 7pm

Come along with your friends or on your own to meet new people as we crack open the bubbly and learn about Henna Painting as part of our Ladies Only, Girls Night In series!

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Drumming Circle

Drumming Circle – Colour Between The Lines

Friday 28 May at 7pm

Come and join us and learn something new or practice your already-honed skills and make some beautiful music with us!

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Australian movie season

Movie Night – Australian Film Season

Friday 4 June at 6.30pm

Our movie night series begins in June as we roll out the red carpet and welcome you as we take in a different movie genre each month.

Movies to be announced shortly!

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Healthy easy affordable and local foods

H.E.A.L. Foods presents Easy Cooking for Healthy Living

Friday 11 June at 7pm
Friday 9 July at 7pm
Friday 13 August at 7pm

Join us for this fun and informative cooking presentation with health and wellness coach Jo O’Reilly as she discusses H.E.A.L. (Healthy, Easy, Affordable, Local) foods and demonstrates how to make an easy and nutritional recipe using local and seasonal produce.

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An evening with Ronda Robertson

An Evening with Ronda Robertson – Psychic Medium

Friday 18 June at 7pm

Join us as we welcome Ronda Robertson, author of “Mystical: Memoirs of a Psychic Medium” and enjoy an evening of connections to the spiritual world.

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Sculpting with Air Dry Clay

Sculpting with Air-Dry Clay

Friday 25 June at 7pm

Join potter, Narelle for this fun and creative class exploring air-dry clay practices.  Come down and take part and receive a lovely take-home piece at the end of the session.

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Australian Film Season at Pakenham Library

Movie Night – Australian Film Season, Celebrating NAIDOC Week

Friday 2 July at 6.30pm

Our movie night series continues this July as we celebrate NAIDOC Week with a special screening.

Movies to be announced shortly!

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Group Sound Meditation Libraries After Dark

Group Sound Meditation

Friday 16 July at 7pm

Unplug from your day to day stresses and worries as Peta Minter from Positive Music takes you on a calming and blissful Sound Bath meditative journey – a total relaxing experience for mind, body and spirit.

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Painting Workshop with Rob

Painting Workshop with Rob

Friday 23 July at 6.30pm

Join local artist Rob Matheson as he presents a two hour session exploring the basics of landscape painting using acrylics. A perfect opportunity to explore your creative side in a friendly and relaxed environment. Ideal for beginners.

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Auslan introduction

Introduction to Auslan, presented by the Auslan Company

Friday 30 July at 7pm

Join us in this introductory session and learn the basic Auslan signs to begin having a conversation with a deaf person in the community.

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August Movie Night at Pakenham Library

Movie Night – Australian Film Season

Friday 6 August at 6.30pm

As we move into August, our Australian Film Season continues. Settle in as we gather around the screen to watch another masterpiece of Aussie film-making!

Movies to be announced shortly.

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Introduction to Tarot

Introduction to Tarot presented by Gary White

Friday 20 August at 6.30pm

Join our guest presenter, Gary White who has over 40 years experience for an introduction to Tarot.

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Musical Evening at Pakenham Library

Creative Souls Musical Evening

Friday 27 August at 6.30pm

Join us as we welcome the amazing performers from Creative Souls Studio for a delightful evening of music and song!

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