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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North Melbourne Book Club

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

Teen Writing Bootcamp #5 - Own voices with Nevo Zisin

17 May 2021
State Library Victoria
Nevo Zisin

Join award-winning non-binary writer, activist and public speaker ...

Yumiko Kadota in conversation - Mon 17 May 2021 at 6:30pm

17 May 2021
Readings Bookshop

Mon 17 May 2021 at 6:30pm


No Justice, No Peace: Aboriginal Deaths in Custody

17 May 2021
The Wheeler Centre

It’s been 30 years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.

Caroline Overington: Missing William Tyrrell

18 May 2021
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries
Caroline Overington

On Friday 12 September 2014, three-year-old William Tyrrell disappears from a quiet street in broad...

Book Launch: Better Law for a Better World - Tue 18 May 2021 at 6:30pm

18 May 2021
Readings Bookshop

Tue 18 May 2021 at 6:30pm

The Collective, 139 Elgin Street, Carlton

Jessie Tu: A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing

19 May 2021
Yarra Libraries
Jessie Tu & Melissa Cranenburgh

Debut author Jessie Tu chats with writer, editor, and broadcaster Melissa Cranenburgh about her recently...

National Simultaneous Storytime

19 May 2021
State Library Victoria
ALIA and State Library Victoria

Have you ever been read a book… from space?!