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What's on in April

Find out what is coming up in April and start booking!

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What's on Autumn

Browse the What's on Autumn brochure and choose the events you would like to attend by visiting the What's On section of our website.

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.

All About Kids!

Minecraft Mondays

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

Multiple Times
Reading Nest, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

Sensory Story Time at The Dome

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

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

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

Code Club

Sign up for Code Club, and learn how to master Scratch to make your own computer games, animations and websites. Bookings for this weekly program are essential as places are strictly limited. To get the most from this program, participants need to attend all sessions.
For bookings, please contact:
cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

Ages 9-11 years.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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

All About Kids!

National Simultaneous Storytime

Join us as we celebrate Library and Information Week with this year’s National Simultaneous Storytime. Come along for a special presentation of The Cow Tripped Over the Moon written by Tony Wilson and illustrated by Laura Wood. All ages. No bookings required.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am
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
Cave, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

Little Bang Discovery Club

Young children are scientists without even knowing it. This fun-filled 4-session program combines everyday objects and experiences with genuine scientific enquiry methods. This program has been designed for children to share with their parent/carer. Ages 3-5 years.

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Torquay Library

All About Kids!

Autumn Stories

Celebrate an Autumn of reading. Dress up as your favourite character and enjoy games, stories and activities with us. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 5+

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Lara Library

All About Kids!

Makey Makey Challenge

Celebrate Library and Information Week with us and learn how to use a Makey Makey Invention Kit. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Strictly Ages 8+

Monday, 22 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Belmont Library

All About Kids!

Toddler Time

Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action packed Toddler Time program. No bookings 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

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

Baby Time

Come along for a fun filled session of songs and rhymes for babies. Sessions run all year except for January. No bookings 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

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

The Mix

Mix it up with after-school activities including tech challenges, art, craft, games, LEGO and more. No booking required. Ages 8+

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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 8-week course are essential as places are limited. To get the most from this program, participants need to attend all sessions.

Waurn Ponds - weekly: 7 February to 28 March, 4.00 to 5.30pm

Geelong Library & Heritage Centre - weekly: 8 February to 29 March, 4.30pm to 6.30pm

For bookings, please contact
cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au. Ages 8+

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

LEGO Club

Castles, catapults, knights and pirates…what can you build? Join other LEGO® fans and let your imagination run riot! No booking required. Ages 8+

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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ANZAC Day Holiday

Libraries will be closed for the ANZAC Day Holiday

The Dome

New 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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