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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.

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!

The Drama Games

Lights, camera, action! Join us for imaginative theatrical fun and take part in a range of drama games designed to maximise interaction and laughter. No experience required. No booking required. Ages 8+

Multiple Times
Corio Library

All About Kids!

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

All About Kids!

Coding with Edison 8+

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 8+

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Bannockburn Library

All About Kids!

Hero Kids Role-playing Adventure

Join us for a 4 week escapade with an award-winning introductory table top role-playing game for young adventurers. Hero Kids is set in a fantasy world where grown-ups of Rivenshore Village are constantly getting themselves into trouble, and it’s up to you to sort it out. Bookings are essential and participants are requested to attend all sessions. Ages 8+

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Corio Library

All About Kids!

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
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

Once Upon A Time

Celebrate Children's Week with some of our favourite classic stories and create your own hand puppet to take home. All Ages.

Thursday, 25 October 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Newcomb Library

All About Kids!

Halloween Fun

Join us as we celebrate Halloween with spooky stories, ghoulish games and creepy crafts. All ages.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

One world, many stories

Connect, collaborate and celebrate our diversity during Social Inclusion Week with stories, songs and games for everyone. All ages

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

Sing and Sign Time

Experience a visual language in this fun, interactive and inclusive session of stories, songs, rhymes and AUSLAN. All children are welcome. The session will be presented in spoken English and interpreted into AUSLAN.

Monday, 26 November 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:00pm
Waurn Ponds Library

All About Kids!

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 6-8.
For bookings contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

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

All About Kids!

LEGO® MINDSTORMS®

Build, control and program a robot that walks, talks, and responds to your every command. Bookings for this course are essential as places are limited. To get the most from this program, participants are asked to attend all sessions. Ages 8+

For bookings contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

Code Club: Python

Sign-up for Code Club and learn how to make your own computer games, animations and websites with Python. To get the most from this program participants need to attend all sessions. Bookings are essential for this course as places are strictly limited. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au. Ages 9-11

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

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

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.

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 3:45pm to 4:45pm
Belmont Library

All About Kids!

Junior Coders

Learn coding skills in this introduction to programming with ScratchJr. Activities are fun and engaging, and are designed for parents and carers to experience alongside their child. Participants are requested to attend all sessions in this 4 week course. Booking includes attending adult. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au. Ages 5-8.

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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

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

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

LEGO® Club

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

Multiple Times
Geelong West Library

All About Kids!

LEGO® Fridays

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

Multiple Times
Drysdale Library

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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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