City of Palmerston

January School Holiday Program

Come and get creative at our holiday program which is full of interesting things to do!

Activities include: Pavement Art, Circus Skills, Sock Monsters, Felt Creatures, Break Dancing, Invisible Pictures, Observational Drawing, Hula Hooping, Weaving, NT Rocks and Minute to Win it Games. Click here to view the program.

Ensure you pick the individual activities that you plan to attend and how many children will be attending at the time of making this booking.

Cost: $5 per child or $10 per family this covers the whole holiday program.

Click here to book online.

Beats + Clips Digital Stories

FREE 10 week workshop on how to make short videos with your phone or ipads/tablets.  

For ages 12-25 year olds. Runs every Tuesday (starting 17 October), from 3-4.30pm at the Palmerston Library Training Room. 

To find out more, contact the library team on 8935 9999 or email

Drop-in Youth Zone

Come and chill with friends after school at our new Drop-in Youth Zone in the Library Training Room (at the back of the library).

Check out TableTop Gaming every Thursday from 3-4.30pm. Play our games or bring in your own board game or cards. For ages 12+, no bookings required.

Drop-in Computer Sessions

The City of Palmerston Library will be running regular drop-in computer sessions throughout 2017.

Runs every Thursday from 10am-12pm except during school holidays. Computers & iPads available, or bring your own device and get one-on-one assistance with all of your computer/IT issues, from a library staff member. All welcome, no bookings required.

To find out more, contact the library team on 8935 9999, email, or check out our GoDigi page here.

Tactile Arts 'Art by the Lake' Workshops

Tactile Arts in partnership with the City of Palmerston Library are pleased to bring the Palmerston community a series of wonderful art workshops, which range from textiles to printing, felting, fibre arts and jewellery. It's the perfect way to work with some of our most celebrated artists and create your very own artwork.

Click here to view the workshop program.

Workshops are held on Saturdays at the new location of The Heights Durack Community Centre, 33 Packard Ave Durack. Spaces are limited and registrations are essential. Cost: $15.00 per person, per workshop. Ages 13+

Click here to book and pay online

Code Club

Code Club is running at the Palmerston Library! Code Club is about fun, creativity and learning through exploring, and is a nationwide network of free, volunteer-led, after school coding clubs for children aged 9-12 years. All volunteers have current Ochre Cards.

Code Club runs in the City of Palmerston Library Community Room every Saturday morning 10am-1pm.

Code Club is FREE but places are limited, and registrations are essential. To register, call 8935 9999 or email

Gadgets & Games Club

Learning + Games = FUN! Is your child aged 5-12 years and do they enjoy hands-on, problem based learning activities? Gadgets & Games is based around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning activities, and games for fun!

Gadgets & Games runs fortnightly on the alternate Wednesday to Lego Club. 3.30-4.30pm, no bookings required. For more information, call 8935 9999, or email

Lego Club

Did you know the City of Palmerston Library runs a fantastic after-school program for ages 5-12 year olds? Come along to the Lego Club, and create and build whatever you can imagine!  

Lego Club runs fortnightly on the alternate Wednesday to Gadgets & Games Club. 3.30-4.30pm, no bookings required. 

For more information, call 8935 9999, or email

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Civic Plaza, First Floor
1 Chung Wah Terrace,
Palmerston, NT, 0831
Palmerston, NT 0831

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Office Hours
Monday to Friday 8.15am - 5.00pm
Closed public holidays

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Palmerston, NT, 0831

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Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 12pm - 8pm
Saturday 10am - 1pm
Sunday 1pm - 4pm
Closed public holidays

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Operating Hours
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