Victoria’s only display of the 2018 Australian of the Year Travelling Exhibition, is exhibiting at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre.
Our Winter edition of the What's On brochure is out now!
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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Visit the Heritage Centre Reading Room and let our skilled staff guide you in your historical research.
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
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+.
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
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.
Waurn Ponds Library
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.
Zdravstvujtye!Join us for some Russian and English stories and songs in this special bilingual story session.
Monday, 23 July 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Waurn Ponds Library
Learn to create your own electronic circuits with Arduino and Little Bits and learn to use a Makey Makey in this 3-week technology focused course. Ages 8+.
Ocean Grove Library
Calling all budding engineers…celebrate Engineering Week and test your tower building skills in this hands-on session. Try to build the tallest tower with the materials supplied. All ages.
Explore architecture and join our challenge to build an incredible geometric newspaper sculpture during Engineering Week.
Wednesday, 8 August 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Moonhack is Code Club's free World Record setting event for kids aged 7-18 around the world. Join us for Moonhack, an opportunity for kids to learn code and for coding whizz kids to flex some coding muscle. Ages 7+.
What makes colour change? How can you make a paperclip float? Celebrate Science Week with us and discover the answers to these questions and more! All ages.
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 email@example.comParticipants at Ocean Grove and Torquay Libraries are required to bring their own laptop.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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 email@example.com.
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
Mix it up with after-school activities including tech challenges, art, craft, games, LEGO and more. No booking required. Ages 8+.
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.
Wednesday, 27 June 2018 - 3:45pm to 4:45pm
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.
Join other LEGO® fans and see where your imagination can take you. No booking required. Ages 8+
Geelong West Library
Join other LEGO® fans, explore your creativity and see where your imagination can take you.No booking required. Ages 8+.
The free exhibit showcases each of the eight state and territory 2018 Australian of the Year recipients and is open to the public at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, until Sunday August 5.
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