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Geelong Honours Them will see the digitisation of literally hundreds of World War One Honour Boards that are scattered across the region’s four local government areas.

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Mural at the Dome

Artist Scott Jansen recently completed a large Wonderland themed mural on Level One of the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre. The artwork was commissioned by Central Geelong Marketing to promote Storyfest...

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Café now open

Public, located at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, is now open.

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With a range of collection items for browsing and borrowing, the mobile service is also your portal to the library corporation’s full collection of 400,000 plus items....

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Heritage Reading Room

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

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

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Writing Cadets

Do you feel the urge to use words in interesting ways? Join our writing group at the Dome. Keep a journal, try out different writing techniques and share your writing with the group. Bring your own device or use ours.
No booking required. Ages 8+.

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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Sensory Story Time

This sensory-rich story time is for all children. These sessions accommodate delayed motor skill development and include opportunities for children to interact, with less sitting and more interaction. Audio stimulation is limited and group size is small.

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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Star Wars Day

May the 4th be with you. Celebrate Star Wars day with us. Test your knowledge and have fun making your own Star Wars memorabilia to take home. Ages 8+.

Friday, 4 May 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Multiple Locations

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Bilingual Stories: Hindi

Namaste! Come and join us for some Hindi and English stories and songs in this special bilingual story session.

Thursday, 10 May 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Waurn Ponds Library

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Families Week

Bring along someone special and join us at Torquay Library to celebrate Families Week with a special story time for just for you. 

Friday, 18 May 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Torquay Library

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National Reconciliation Week

Creation or Dreaming stories describe the travels of the spiritual ancestors and are integral to Aboriginal spirituality. Join us for a special story session as we share some of these great stories with you. Ages 5+

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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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

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Baby Time

Join us 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

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Multiple Locations

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Preschool Science Club

This fun-filled 4-week program combines everyday objects with scientific enquiry. This experience is designed for children to share with their parent/carer. Ages 3-5 years.
For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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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
Torquay Library

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Code Club: Scratch 2

Sign up for Code Club. Term 2 covers advanced Scratch where you will take a tour of the Scratch interface and create games and animations. Get the most from Code Club by attending all the sessions. Ages 9+.
For bookings contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

Participants at Ocean Grove and Torquay Libraries are required to bring their own laptop.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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Junior-Bots

Learn to create simple step-by-step programs and develop basic coding skills with our Blue-Bot floor robots. This 4-week course is designed to progressively build on skills developed each week. Get the most from Junior-Bots by attending all the sessions.
Ages 6+. For bookings contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

Monday, 23 April 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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LEGO Club

Join other LEGO® fans and see where your imagination can take you.
No booking required. Ages 8+

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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LEGO MINDSTORMS

Learn to control a robot in these hands-on sessions. Get the most from LEGO® MINDSTORMS® by attending all the sessions. Ages 8+.
For bookings contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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Let's Go Lego Club

Make new friends and explore your creativity with LEGO. The program aims to meet the diverse needs of children and can be an effective way to engage children with autism. Parents and carers are required to stay with their children. Ages 5-11. For bookings contact Bannockburn Library ph.: 5281 2367.
In partnership with Golden Plains Shire.

Multiple Times
Bannockburn Library

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Nature Art Classes Kids

Draw reptiles and birds with local artist Marita Reynolds. Learn pencil technique, shading, tone and colour mixing. All materials supplied. Ages 8+. For bookings & enquiries contact Marita Reynolds 0425 735 581. In partnership with Golden Plains Shire, Arts & Culture.

Multiple Times
Bannockburn Library

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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 'Hickory Dickory Dash' written by Tony Wilson and illustrated by Laura Wood.
All branches (except Barwon Heads, Chilwell & Western Heights).
The 2018 National Simultaneous Story will be read at 11.00am.

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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Western Heights Library closed from noon Friday 20th April

Western Heights Library closed from noon Friday 20th April

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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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