Ocean Grove Library

Phone: 
(03) 5255 4218
Fax: 
(03) 5256 2051
Presidents Ave cnr The Avenue
Ocean Grove
VIC 3226

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All libraries are closed on public holidays.

Opening hours

Monday: 10am - 6pm
Tuesday: 10am - 8pm
Wednesday: 10am - 6pm
Thursday: 10am- 6pm
Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed

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What's on - Ocean Grove Library

Special Events

Clive Mackinnon - Every Picture Tells A Story

Local writer and presenter Denis Walters will be in-conversation with the former Sun photographer, Clive Mackinnon. Audience members will have a unique chance to hear the stories behind some of Australia’s most memorable press photographs. See rare and iconic images that record our history taken by one of the most respected photographers of the era.

Friday, 20 April 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Ocean Grove Library

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

eMagazines For Free!

Want to read the latest selection of library magazines free and delivered straight to your device using your library membership? Bring along your own device and learn how. With hundreds of eMagazines to choose from, there is sure to be at least one for you to enjoy!

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Creative & Connected

Vintage Decoupage Eggs

Learn how to create beautiful decoupage eggs using recycled print material and paper napkins. A simple and impressive way to decorate your Easter table or as a gift at Easter or Mother's Day.

Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Ocean Grove Library

All About Kids!

Cultural Diversity Week

Geelong Regional Libraries are proud to celebrate Cultural Diversity Week. Discover some of the wonderful and varied cultures that make us all Australian through storytelling, craft, music and dance.

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Creative & Connected

8 Things About Dementia

Dementia Australia is the unified, national body for people of all ages, living with all forms of dementia, their families and carers.The session provides information on dementia and services: what dementia is, including causes, signs, symptoms and risk factors; how dementia is diagnosed; how to seek help; and what services are available.

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Paint Like Picasso

Surrealism is a unique art form that challenges the way we view the world. Join this creative session and paint your own Picasso-inspired portrait to take home. Ages 12+.

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Pop Stick Puzzles

Transform ordinary pop sticks into a special jigsaw puzzle to take home. Ages 5+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Paper Fashions

Create colourful costumes with recycled paper materials. Ages 8+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Printmaking

Get messy with paint, printing and stamping using everyday objects to create your very own masterpiece to take home. Ages 5+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Quirky Creatures

Learn a new way to create intriguing sculptures, get inventive and make a cute, quirky woollen creature to take home. Ages 8+.

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Tissue Paper Art

Create art-pieces worthy of an exhibition with a range of techniques using tissue paper. Ages 12+.

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Youth Programs

National Youth Week - Tote Bag Workshop

Get arty and create your own unique bag! Learn stencilling techniques to decorate a canvas tote bag with your design. Materials supplied. Ages 12+

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Ocean Grove Library

Heritage

Discover Your Ancestry

For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources

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eKnow How

Adobe Spark

Tell a story with more than just images. Learn how to use Adobe Spark Video to create a digital showpiece using some of your own special photos. Use an iPad to combine pictures with icons, text and music,

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eKnow How

eBooks on Your Tablet

Would you like to borrow books from the library and read them on your tablet? Bring along your own device and learn how to borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks from our CloudLibrary via the internet.

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All About Kids!

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+

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All About Kids!

Code Club: Scratch 1

Sign up for Code Club. Term 1 is all about Scratch. Take a tour of the Scratch interface and create games and animations. This program is suitable for beginners and bookings are essential. To get the most from this program participants need to attend all sessions. Ages 9-11 years. For bookings, contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

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All About Kids!

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

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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

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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Creative & Connected

Book Chat

Come along and chat about the books you have been reading, meet new people and hear their recommendations for a good read.
No booking required.

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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.

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Creative & Connected

Library Meditative Music - An Informal Sharing of Beauty.

Come into the library and be greeted by the gentle sounds of a beautiful and relatively new instrument while you browse and enjoy the space. Local musician Joseph Stanaway will be playing his Pantam for all to experience and enjoy. No booking required.

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Ocean Grove Library