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Special Events

 

Unmasking the Wild

An exhibition of masks by 22 children's book illustrators and artists.

Heritage

Amazing heritage photographs

Did you know you can search over 2000 fascinating heritage images online on our catalogue? Ranging from streetscapes to parades and family portraits, all images offer a fascinating window into another era....

National Simultaneous Storytime
All About Kids

National Simultaneous Storytime

Join us as we celebrate Library and Information Week with this year's National Simultaneous Storytime....

What's on brochure
News

What's on Winter

Browse the What's on Winter brochure and choose the events you would like to attend. 

Special Events

Unmasking The Wild Exhibition

A unique collection of masks collectively titled Unmasking the Wild, created by 22 of Australia’s talented children’s illustrators. The collection was unveiled for the first time at The Masked Ball extravaganza in Melbourne that celebrated the completion of the last in the Obernewtyn Chronicles by acclaimed author Isobelle Carmody. The final book in the series, The Red Queen, marks the conclusion of a 30 year series-writing journey. View this amazing collection of masks on display at the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, Ground Floor. Until 3 July.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 - 6:00pm to 4:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

CODE CLUB

Code Club is about fun, creativity and learning through exploration. Come and learn how to make computer games, animations and websites using some useful coding skills. This is the second term of Code Club so participants must have either completed term 1 or come with some experience of Scratch programming language. Ages 9 - 11 years.

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - 4:15pm to 5:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

Tech Ninjas

Calling all inventors… Play beyond the screen with OSMO, create your own electronic circuits, develop animations, games and turn bananas into instruments with our Makey Makey kits. Ages 8+

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Special Events electoral forms

Make your vote count

Join us for a community-based information session to understand the electoral system and the important part played by voters. It will include how to check your enrolment details, where to go to vote, what happens on election day and how to make sure your vote gets counted. This session may be particularly useful for people who are new to Australia or young people who have not voted before.

The session on Monday 6 June will be in English with a translation into Karen/Karenni.

The session on Thursday 23 June will be in English with a translatoin into Dari.

The session on Monday 27 June will be in English with a translation into Swahili.

Sessions are free but bookings are encouraged.

Multiple Times
Corio Library

Holiday Stuff for Youth person at computer

Switch Writing Workshop

If you are aged 12 - 25 years old come along and learn how to write a creative story, a poem, an opinion piece or a review or get feedback on your writing.

These FREE workshops are run by experienced journalists and include a light lunch and all writing materials.

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Youth Programs

Advanced Mindstorms

Learn to control LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 and program your robot to walk, talk, and do anything you can imagine. Bookings for this 9-week course are essential as places are strictly limited. To get the most from this program, participants need to attend all sessions. Ages 12+

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

Lego Mindstorms

Learn to unleash the creative powers of LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 to create and command robots that walk, talk, think and do anything you can imagine. Bookings for this 9-week course are essential as places are limited. To get the most from this program, participants need to attend all sessions. Ages 8+

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

eKnow How

Introduction to the Library Website

Learn tips and tricks to get the most out of the library website. You will learn how to login to your library account, search and place holds on resources using the catalogue, find and book events, access the eCollections and how to make suggestions for the library to purchase. (Hands on session, BYO device if possible.)

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

Sensory Story Time

This sensory-rich story time is for all children, and especially children with sensory processing disorders. These sessions accomodate 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

Zinio Digital Magazines

Want to read the latest selection of library magazines delivered straight to your device using Zinio? Bring your own device or borrow one of the library's iPads.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

Minecraft Mondays

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

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Learn iPad Basics

Find out why iPads are so popular and learn some secrets to help you get the most out of your device. Bring along your own iPad or use one provided by the library.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

eKnow How

Discover your Ancestry

For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Where's the News?

Increase your reading pleasure and get greater value from the eCollections by discovering current and historical online newspapers

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

eKnow How

Advanced Searching skills

Would you like to find exactly what you are looking for on the Internet or using a specific database? Learn some advanced search techniques and tricks, and ask your specific database questions.

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

Minecraft Mondays

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

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Creative & Connected

Cyber Safety

The City of Greater Geelong presents free Cyber Safety sessions aimed at parents who want to understand young people's use of the internet, social media and gaming. Sessions draw on experience from social media experts, law enforcement and youth workers.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

eKnow How

3D printing - Modelling

Come along and learn how to use basic modelling tools to create some interesting 3D objects.

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

Church records at the Heritage Centre

Let us introduce you to the variety of Church records held by the Heritage Centre and how you can access and use this information resource.

Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - 9:30am to 10:30am
The Vault, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

News

What's on Winter

View the new What's on Winter brochure and choose the events you wish to attend this season.

Announcement

Western Heights College Library to reopen

Western Heights College Library has reopened for regular hours from Saturday 21 May following repairs due to flood damage.

 

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