Get Online with KNLC and Boroondara Libraries

Learn how the free digital skills program, Be Connected, can help you get online!

During Get Online Week join Kew Neighbourhood Learning Centre and Boroondara Libraries to learn how the free digital skills program, Be Connected, can help you get online, as well as about the wide range of online library resources available that can enhance your day.

The Be Connected program is an initiative that aims to increase the confidence, skills and online safety of older Australians when using digital technology. Be Connected – Every Australian online.

Please email to arrange for technology assistance if needed, which will be provided prior to the day of the event.

For all booking please click on the following link:

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21 October, 11AM–12PM

Art Exhibition ‘Working Under the Shadow of Happiness’

From Tue 28 September 2021
Until Sat 11 December 202

Town Hall Gallery (currently available to view online only)

360 Burwood Road Hawthorn VIC 3122

Working Under the Shadow of Happiness Art exhibition launches 28 Sep 2021 online at 10AM. It features artwork from some of our very own, and very talented artists, Tristana Fitzgerald, Lynne Kells and Owen Renfrey, exploring the notion of happiness within the lives of people with disabilities and/or mental health issues. To view exhibition from tomorrow 10AM click on the following link
Supported by the City of Boroondara Community Strengthening Grants program and Rotary Club of Balwyn
Imagine credit: Tristana Fitzgerald
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Posted on September 27, 2021

🧵Threads of Kindness❤

WE NEED YOU!  Love to sew?  Want to be part of a feel good project? The Threads of Kindness Project is a KNLC initiative funded by the Sidney Myer Foundation making bedcovers for the victims of domestic violence. A community project in every sense – all fabric has been donated by local business, Highly Sprung Interiors, with the bedcovers being sewn together by people within the KNLC community and then passed on to a women’s shelter. We hope that this practical, yet basic need, warms not only their bodies but also their hearts If you would like to be part of this wonderful project please contact the centre 9853 3126 or email

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Posted on July 27, 2021

NEW! Hospitality Engagement and Employment Training Program

New! Hospitality Engagement and Employment Training Program

This is an intensive pre-accredited pathway program for those wanting to work in the hospitality industry.  This program will cover the following areas and develop skills in:

  •  Kitchen Hand
  • Customer service
  • Basic barista and food handling.

It will be complemented with work ready tools.  Course commences soon. Numbers are limited!

Click link  👇 to leave an Expression Of Interest:

For further information, including information on course fees please contact the Centre on 9853 3126 or email


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Posted on July 21, 2021

Music and Mindfulness



As a reflection of the STRESSFUL times we find ourselves living in, KewNLC has organized preeminent guided relaxation/mindfulness Harpist Michael Johnson to escort us through a blissful hour of music and escape.

Two sessions to choose from

Wednesday 28 July  |  10.45AM – 11.45AM   OR  12PM – 1PM  |  Cost $22 per session – includes tea/coffee and muffin at our cafe after the session  |  $16 per session without tea/coffee and muffin
Click on links below to see Michael’s work   👇

This session conducted seated (on chairs) or BYO mat for the floor. Bring a blanket, cushion etc. and get comfortable and relaxed!

PS- stay tuned for ongoing Music and Mindfulness sessions with Michael.





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Posted on July 15, 2021

Fight Cancer Foundation fundraiser Footy Colors Week 11 – 17 September


A week filled with various fun activities to help raise much needed funds for kids with cancer. All monies raised will go directly to Fight Cancer Foundation. There will be a week of footy fun – handball competition, footy food day, wear your favourite team jumper and lots lots more! Keep an eye out on our social media pages for specific events throughout the week. If you would like to donate money before the event please click on the link below

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Posted on July 5, 2021