Event calendar

Melbourne is full of literary activity with something happening every night of the week. Explore the calendar below, use the category tags to focus in on what you like or use our search box to zero in on your interests.

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Becoming and Belonging

27 September 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Sinéad Stubbins, Wen-Juenn Lee, Paige Clark,...

This event originally scheduled to take place on Monday 19 July was postponed in response to...

Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship

1 October 2021 to 16 November 2021
Melbourne is a City of Literature

The Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship, valued at $15,000, supports Australian writers working on biography...

Melbourne Book Club

5 October 2021
City of Melbourne Libraries
We love Melbourne. Every month we read and discuss a book about our fabulous city.

National Education Summit - Libraries New Millennium (13 Oct 2021)

13 October 2021
School Library Association of Victoria

SLAV are a partner organisation for the Libraries New Millennium Conference Strand of the National...

OutLoud Secondary Slam! 2021 Final

14 October 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Emilie Zoey Baker

Roses are red
Violets are blue
The OutLoud slam is coming for you!

SLAV Online Book Club (14 Oct 2021)

14 October 2021
School Library Association of Victoria

Book Club


North Melbourne Book Club

18 October 2021
City of Melbourne Libraries
Looking for a book club that will broaden your reading horizons?

The Problem of Consciousness

20 October 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Olivia Carter, Jakob Hohwy, and Hilary Harper

This panel conversation originally scheduled to take place on Tuesday 3 August was postponed in...

Gone Girls

21 October 2021 to 30 October 2021
Gasworks Arts Park
Gasworks Arts Park

Julia Gillard and Julie Bishop team up to take down the Patriarchy.