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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OutLoud Secondary Slam! 2021 Final

4 November 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Luka Lesson and Emilie Zoey Baker

This event originally scheduled to take place on Thursday 14 October will now be broadcast as a...

Melbourne Book Club

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

The Magical World of Multicultural Picture Books

10 November 2021
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries

Multicultural books are important because they can provide windows into other cultures and introduce...

Committee of Management (10 Nov 2021)

10 November 2021
School Library Association of Victoria

North Melbourne Book Club

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

SLAV Online Book Club (18 Nov 2021)

18 November 2021
School Library Association of Victoria

Book Club


Word for Word festival

19 November 2021 to 21 November 2021
Word for Word Festival

Head into Geelong – just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne – if you’re looking for a festival dedicated...

State Council Meeting (20 Nov 2021)

20 November 2021
School Library Association of Victoria

SLAV State Council meetings in 2021 will be held at the Abbotsford Convent or online as decided by the...

Queer Book Club

22 November 2021
City of Melbourne Libraries
We read and talk about queer books – broadly defined as those which relate to gay, lesbian, bisexual,...