Special Events

 

What's on at the Library?

The Winter brochure is now available. Bookings open now.

Special Events

 

Story Island

Come on a journey of imagination. This exciting exhibition showcases the world-renowned Scholastic Dromkeen Children's Literature Collection from the State Library of Victoria.

All About Kids

 

Get your child school ready!

Children aged 0-5 are invited to join in the new Victoria wide, 1000 Books Before School program.

Heritage

Heritage Reading Room

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

Youth Programs

Arduino 101

Learn to build simple electronics projects with Arduino in this beginner's hands-on workshop. All materials supplied. Ages 12+

Thursday, 17 August 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Corio Library

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 commencing on 2 May are essential.To get the most from this program, participants need to attend all sessions.

Geelong Library & Heritage Centre - weekly: Tuesday 2 May until Tuesday 27 June, 4.30 to 6.30pm

For bookings, please contact
cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au Ages 12+

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Youth Programs

Comic Club

Ever wanted to learn how to write, draw and produce your own comics? Comic Club is the place to be! No booking required. Ages 12+

Multiple Times
Corio 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! This program is run in partnership with The fOrT Youth Centre. No booking required. Ages 12+

Multiple Times
Lara Library

Youth Programs

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

Tech Block: Programming with NAO

Meet NAO, our humanoid robot. Learn to program with Choregraphe Suite and discover how to make her move, talk and respond to her environment over this 3 week course. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au places are limited. Ages 12+

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Youth Programs

Are you Game?

Do your parents keep telling you how life was better when they were teenagers? How Pacman was the coolest game ever? And how big hair was essential for popularity? Well, this is your chance to find out why the 80's and 90's have such a hold. Drop in to experience some of the most popular technology and games of the past. Ages 12+

Saturday, 12 August 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Youth Programs

Tech Block: Green Screen Photography

Learn how movies and television shows use green screen technology to produce magical effects and backgrounds. Place yourself in a world of your own design in this 3 week course. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au places are limited. Ages 12+

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

News

Update on Chilwell and Highton Libraries

At its Council meeting of 23 May, the City of Greater Geelong resolved to extend the closing date for Chilwell Library and Highton Library to 30 September 2017.

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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