Play and discover at the Hills Hub!

Published: 1 April 2021

The Hills Hub, together with the Emerald Library, is excited to host a free ‘Play and Discovery’ morning for local families on Wednesday 14 April.

Families are invited to attend a morning full of arts and craft, play and discovery, while learning more about the range of services on offer at both the hub and library. 

A number of free activities will be available at the Hills Hub and the library throughout the morning including bubble blowingPuffing Billy Toy Library play sessions and a scavenger hunt. There will also be an indoor play area set up for pre-schoolerssecond-hand toy stall and live musicians. 

Cardinia Shire Deputy Mayor, Ranges Ward Councillor and Casey Cardinia Libraries board member Councillor Jeff Springfield encouraged families to head down to the Hills Hub and Library between 10am and 12pm.  

The Hills Hub is a fantastic, accessible and integrated facility that supports volunteer, community and local business groups. It also provides a great location for community, arts and social events,” Cr Springfield said. 

Our Play and Discovery morning is a great opportunity for residents to come down, check out the new facilities and enjoy the free activities on offer.” 

Casey Cardinia Libraries Chief Executive Officer Chris Buckingham said Emerald Library would also be hosting free events for kids 

This is going to be a fun day - we’re really looking forward to welcoming community members back to their local library with story-time sessions and animal encounters in the reading garden, face painting and a second-hand book sale,” Mr Buckingham said. 

It’s terrific to be working together with the Hills Hub to activate the precinct and encourage our community to get together.” 

Event details: 

Date: Wednesday 14 April 2021  

Time: 10am-12pm 

Venue: Hills Hub and Emerald Library, 400A Belgrave-Gembrook Road, Emerald 


Please note that this event will be run in line with Victorian Government COVID-19 restrictions. Residents must not attend if they are unwell and must comply with all instructions as directed by staff. For more information about the current restrictions, visit 

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