Baby Time: Every Friday 11.30am, except during January.
Toddler Time: Every Tuesday 10.30am, during school terms.
Preschool Story Time: Every Thursday 10.30am, during school terms.
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Geelong psychologist and mindfulness practitioner Helen Handsjuk will answer the questions: What is mindfulness? What are the benefits? Are there any adverse effects? How and why does it work? What does mindfulness practice look like? The session will include practical techniques and time for Q&As.
Wednesday, 5 April 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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.
Enjoy the magical world of children's book illustrations in Story Island, an interactive exhibition of works from Australia's favourite children's book illustrators and authors. Come on a journey of imagination to discover secret trapdoors, touch the skin of a dragon and hide away in a reading pod. Encourage your child's sense of discovery, play and exploration. Be inspired to find other wonderful children’s books to take home and share together.
Featuring a selection of beautiful illustrations reproduced from the Scholastic Dromkeen Children’s Literature Collection at the State Library of Victoria.
In partnership with the State Library of Victoria and Public Libraries Victoria Network. All Ages. Open during library hours.
Friday, 19 May 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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
Make your very own colourful felt pencil case or mobile phone case. All materials are supplied. Ages 12+
13, 26, 39, 52, 65, 78… bring your favourite Treehouse storey to life in a diorama and create a treehouse in the library. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 8+
Join us for a fun-filled session of stories, songs and craft with a bookish theme. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 5+
Bring your own Apple iPhone or Android smartphone and learn some tips and tricks to help you use your device to its full potential.
Help Mo, the OSMO Monster, bring your drawings to life and watch them become part of his magical, animated world. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 5+
Repurpose old books to create unique greeting cards and bookmarks. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 8+
Can you draw a line? Then you can Zentangle. Zentangle art looks amazing and complicated, but is built up from simple line and pattern drawing. It’s also super fun and relaxing. Let us show you how. Ages 12+
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+
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.
For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources
During Privacy Awareness Week you are invited to come along and learn how to stay safe online by using some quick and easy tips, tools and resources. Understand how you can enjoy the internet while keeping your personal information private.
Join us forAustralia's Biggest Morning Tea and help us to raise funds for the Cancer Council. Enjoy a cup of tea and a chat with library staff and others from your community. Gold coin donation.
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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