Newcomb Library

Phone: 
(03) 5248 1802
Fax: 
(03) 5248 6861
Bellarine Hwy cnr Wilsons Rd
Newcomb VIC 3219

Library hours

Monday: 10am - 5:30pm
Tuesday: 10am - 5:30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 8pm
Thursday: 10am - 5:30pm
Friday: 10am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 12pm
Sunday: Closed

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What's on - Newcomb Library

Holiday Fun For Kids

Super Powered Apps

Unleash your superpowers, put yourself in the picture and create your own special effects using a range of augmented reality and comic strip apps. Ages 8+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Which Witch? The Wicked Witch!

Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble…make a
witchy potion, listen to our favourite witchy
stories and make your very own witchy
mask to take home. Ages 5+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Super Box Cars

Batman, Penelope Pit Stop, Dick Dastardly and Harry Potter all drive very special cars. Take the opportunity to create your own hero or villain-mobile! Test it out on a drive-through library tour, then watch a cartoon Drive-In movie style! Ages 5+

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All About Kids!

CODE CLUB

Sign up for Code Club and learn how to make your own computer games, animations and websites. In term four you’ll learn to program with Python, a powerful language used by sites like YouTube and Dropbox. It’s easy for beginners to use and learn, and experienced programmers (in any programming language) will pick it up very quickly. Bookings are essential for this 9-week course as places are strictly limited. To get the most from this program, participants need to attend all sessions. Ages 9-11 years

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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

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eKnow How

Learn iPad Basics

Find out why iPads are so popular and learn some secrets to help you get the most out of your device. Bring along your own iPad or use one provided by the library.

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Movie Night

Join us for nibbles, pizzas and a movie.
This program is presented in partnership
with City of Greater Geelong, Youth
Development Unit. M rated movie.
Ages 12+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Polymer creations

Learn techniques for jewellery making, bead-making, miniature figurines, and creating colour effects with polymer clay. Please note participants require access to a domestic oven to complete projects at home. Ages 12+

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eKnow How

Oculus Rift: Virtual Reality

Experience the latest in virtual reality
technology with the Oculus Rift headset.
Swim with seals or meet a T-rex in a
demonstration of 360o video. Hang out and
interact with other VR users in the social
app AltSpaceVR. Learn what the future of
virtual reality might have in store!
Ages 13+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Movie Mania

It's a fiesta of film fun these school holidays. Join us for a movie that is sure to entertain. Movies are G and PG rated. Ages 8+

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eKnow How

Learn iPad Intermediate

So you've learnt the basics and want to know more? This intermediate session will extend your iPad skills further. Bring along your own iPad or use one provided by the library.

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Special Events

Sustainable Gardening

Gardening expert, Lorna Martin, has worked for many years establishing community gardens, has her own gardening business and is an advocate for sustainable gardening. In this session she will discuss what it means to garden sustainably, and provide tips on when the best time is to prune and plant fruits and vegetables, how to create a garden without a backyard and how growing your own fresh, organic food can help you live a happier and healthier lifestyle.

Wednesday, 8 February 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Newcomb Library

eKnow How

Download an eBook

Would you like to borrow books from the library and read them on your tablet? Let us show you the variety of options we have available. By the end of this hands-on session you will have downloaded your first eBook.

Monday, 13 February 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Newcomb 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

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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

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Youth Programs

Manga Club

Are you a fan of Anime and Manga? Come along to Manga Club to meet other otaku and draw, discuss and share all thing's Manga. No booking Required. Ages 12+

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Newcomb Library