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Social Infrastructure

The City of Greater Geelong is reviewing its Social Infrastructure Plan.

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Saying No to Family Violence

The Geelong Regional Library Corporation Board has resolved that the Corporation become a signatory to the City of Greater Geelong’s Prevention of Family Violence Statement of Commitment.

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Food For Fines

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Café now open

Public, located at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, is now open.

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Experience the library that travels to you!

With a range of collection items for browsing and borrowing, the mobile service is also your portal to the library corporation’s full collection of 400,000 plus items....

Heritage

Heritage Reading Room

Visit the Heritage Centre Reading Room and let our skilled staff guide you in your historical research.

Holiday Fun For Kids

Trouble at Johanna Shipwreck

Lorraine de Kleuver will read from her third book about Felix and Pip who go on a scuba adventure with two small stingrays starting at the Queenscliff marina.

Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Queenscliff Library

eKnow How

Smartphone Chat

Bring your own Apple iPhone or Android smartphone and learn some tips and tricks to help you use your device to its full potential.

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

All In Movie Night

Bring along your family and friends for pizza and a movie with us. Pizza at 5.00pm, followed by a movie at 6.00pm. This program is run in partnership with The fOrT Youth Centre. All ages.

Friday, 12 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Corio Library

eKnow How

Tablet Q&A

Bring along your tablet and discuss apps, features and library services available through your device.

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Author Encounters

CRAIG GODDARD - 28 TIPS FOR TEENAGERS: LIFE SKILLS THAT FAST TRACK SUCCESS

**Please note new event date

Owning 15 Subway franchises at one point in his career, entrepreneur Craig Goddard has hired and worked with thousands of teenagers. Even the most academically gifted student will struggle if they graduate without the skills to survive in the workplace. In 28 Tips for Teenagers Craig identifies a range of simple yet powerful skills that can have a big impact in supporting teenagers to achieve their personal goals. Tips include dealing with time at school, finding guidance and support when needed and creating a plan for life after school.

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

All About Kids!

Code Club

Sign up for Code Club and learn how to make your own computer games, animations and websites. In term 4 we learn to program with Python, used by sites like YouTube and Dropbox. To get the most from this program participants need to attend all sessions. Bookings are essential for this course as places are strictly limited.  For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au. Ages 9-11 years.

Monday, 16 October 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

Preschool Story Time

Help your child discover the magic of stories and develop a lifelong love of reading. No booking required. For a complete downloadable timetable of all our story times across all of our branches, please visit the following page grlc.vic.gov.au/learn/little-readers/events-little-readers

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All About Kids!

Writing Cadets

Do you feel the urge to use interesting words in interesting ways? Join our writing group at the Dome. Keep a journal, contribute to a group blog, try out different writing techniques and share your writing with the group. Bring your own device or use the library facilities. At the end of the year we will produce a small book of writing by the members of the group.
No booking required. Ages 8+

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Holiday Stuff for Youth

All In Game On!

Battle it out with your favourite Xbox and Wii games as we get our game on. This program is run in partnership with The fOrT Youth Centre. Ages 12+

Thursday, 18 January 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Corio Library

All About Kids!

Christmas Magic

Join us for some jolly fun with Christmas stories, carols and craft. All ages

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eKnow How

eBooks on Your Tablet

Would you like to borrow books from the library and read them on your tablet? Let us show you the variety of options we have available. 

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eKnow How

All about Travel on your Tablet

Going on holiday and want to know where to find accommodation? How about maps for the trip or the latest flight information? Bring along your Apple or Android device and we will show you how to make the most of your device.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

Christmas Craft

Celebrate the festive season with a Christmas-inspired craft workshop. All ages

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Waurn Ponds Library

All About Kids!

Minecraft Club

Join forces with your fellow challengers to plan and design extraordinary Minecraft creations. Ages 8+

Multiple Times
Corio Library

All About Kids!

Sensory Story Time

This sensory-rich story time is for all children, and especially children with sensory processing disorders. These sessions accommodate delayed motor skill development and include opportunities for children to interact, with less sitting and more action. Audio stimulation is limited and group size is small.

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Virtual: World : Google Earth seen through Oculus Rift

Catch a glimpse of the future and experience a virtual reality tour to the other side of the world.

Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Lifelong Learing with MOOCs

Make the most of our Library computers with super-fast internet. A world of knowledge is literally at your fingertips. In addition to traditional course materials such as filmed lectures, readings, and set tasks, many MOOCs provide user forums to support community interactions between students.

Thursday, 4 January 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

eMagazines for free!

Want to read the latest selection of library magazines free and delivered straight to your device using RBdigital? Bring along your own device and learn how.

Friday, 5 January 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

What's new - eMagazines? RBdigital

eMagazines are changing their cover. Come along to find out about RBdigital, the new brand name and app for accessing eMagazines for free using your library membership.

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Dino-steps

Enjoy tales of Dino's large and small, match the footprint to the right Dinosaur and make your very own fossil. Ages 5+

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Multiple Locations

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Art from the Neighbourhood

We are very lucky to have some beautiful artworks on display at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre until 20 December.

The Dome

Venue hire options

Level 5 of the Dome features a flexible, multi-purpose event space with capacity to seat up to 300 people and high-end audiovisual technology make this the perfect venue for business events, receptions, dinners and weddings.

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