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Our Spring edition of the What's On brochure is out now!
 

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Geelong Regional Libraries is seeking community assistance to locate World War One Honour Boards across the region.

 

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Heritage Reading Room

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

Youth Programs

Tuesday Techies

Drop in on Tuesdays during Term 2 to tinker with our fun new technology, including the NAO robot, virtual reality, 3D printing and more!
No bookings required. Ages 12+.

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Youth Programs

International Games Week: Talisman All-In

Play the world’s most popular fantasy board game in a multi-player battle to explore magical lands and win the coveted ‘Crown of Command.’ Ages 8+

Monday, 5 November 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Corio Library

Youth Programs

International Games Week: Traditional Games

Are you game? Play traditional games from around the world like Backgammon (Mesopotamia) and Chinese Checkers (China), Mancala (Africa), Carrom (India), and many more. Ages 8+

Tuesday, 6 November 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Corio Library

Youth Programs

International Games Week: Grim and Gloomy Games

Do you have what it takes to survive the house of horrors? Can you discover the imposter among you? Join a group of explorers if you dare and venture into the house on the hill, then uncover the werewolf hiding among you in these spectacularly spooky board games. Strictly 12-18 years.

Wednesday, 7 November 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Corio Library

Youth Programs

International Games Week: Award Winners

Learn to play some of the best award winning board games you may never have heard of. Featured games include: Ticket to Ride, Carcassone, Pandemic, Robo-rally, and many more. Strictly 12-18 years.

Thursday, 8 November 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Corio Library

Youth Programs

Coding with Edison

The Edison robot is a powerful, engaging tool for learning computational thinking and computer programming in a hands-on way. With built-in sensors Edison can respond to light and sound, follow lines, avoid obstacles, and communicate with other Edison robots. Join us for this 4 week course to explore coding with Edison robots. In partnership with Golden Plains Shire, Youth Development Unit. Ages 12-18

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Bannockburn Library

Youth Programs

The Writing Dome: Book Launch

Join us for the launch of 'Thursday Afternoons: the third', and celebrate the dedication and commitment of a talented group of young writers who have put together an anthology of short stories and poems as part of the Geelong Library's young adult writing program, The Writing Dome.

Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Cave, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Youth Programs

Advanced MINDSTORMS®

Learn to design, build, program and control LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 to compete in our Robot Olympics. Get the most out of this program by attending all sessions. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au Ages 12+

Thursday, 18 October 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Ocean Grove Library

Youth Programs

Art House

Socialise with friends, create amazing artwork and have fun. Remember, you don't have to be a great artist to create fantastic artwork! In partnership with The fOrT Youth Centre. No booking required. Ages 12+

Multiple Times
Lara Library

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The Writing Dome

Do you feel the urge to use interesting words in an interesting way? Join our writing group at the Dome. Keep a writing journal, contribute to a group blog, try out different writing techniques and share your writing with the group.
No booking required. Ages 12+

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Youth Programs

Manga Club

Are you a fan of Anime and Manga? Come along to Manga Club to meet other otaku and draw, discuss and share all thing's Manga. No booking Required. Ages 12+

Multiple Times
Newcomb Library

Youth Programs

Zombie Apocalypse Survivor

Work as a team to survive the Zombie Apocalypse in this table-top role playing game. Can you outwit, outrun and out-roll the Zombies while you protect your turf from the brain eating infected? No bookings required. Strictly Ages 13+

Multiple Times
Corio Library

Youth Programs

Loud in the Library

Let’s connect, collaborate and celebrate Social Inclusion Week and get LOUD in the library with VR, Xbox, music, dance competitions, games and more. Bring your friends and meet new people. No booking required. Ages 12-18

Friday, 30 November 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Cave, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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Public holiday opening hours information

Our libraries observe the following public holidays according to their municipalities: Geelong Show - Friday 19 October, Geelong Cup - Wednesday 24 October and Melbourne Cup - Tuesday 6 November.

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Geelong Regional Library Corporation Annual Report 2017-2018

The Geelong Regional Library Corporation's Annual Report 2017-2018 is available to view online or please visit one of our 16 library branches and two mobile libraries to view a hard copy of the report.

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