Find out what is coming up in April and start booking!
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.
Children aged 0-5 are invited to join in the new Victoria wide, 1000 Books Before School program.
Visit the Heritage Centre Reading Room and let our skilled staff guide you in your historical research.
Join forces with your fellow challengers to plan and design extraordinary Minecraft creations. Ages 8+
Reading Nest, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
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.
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
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
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:
Ages 9-11 years.
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
Cave, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
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
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
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
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
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
Mix it up with after-school activities including tech challenges, art, craft, games, LEGO and more. No booking required. Ages 8+
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
firstname.lastname@example.org. Ages 8+
Castles, catapults, knights and pirates…what can you build? Join other LEGO® fans and let your imagination run riot! No booking required. Ages 8+
Libraries will be closed for the ANZAC Day Holiday
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.
Geelong Regional Libraries