Ocean Grove is the largest town on the Bellarine and boasts a long library history – a free library opened in the public hall in 1910 and our current library includes a City of Greater Geelong service point and was opened as part of The Grove Centre in 1993. Renovations in 2014 improved the floor area, technology and services available. This busy library has frequent children’s activities enlivening the space and reflecting the diverse demographics of our community.
Baby Time: Every Thursday 11.30am, except during January.
Toddler Time: Every Wednesday 10.30am, during school terms.
Preschool Story Time: Every Monday 10.30am, during school terms.
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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.
Come along and join our playful session of interactive and colourful games to make you move, think and shine. Ages 5+
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Ocean Grove Library
Want to learn how to connect with friends, follow pages of interest or create your own page? Come along and we will show you how.
The Camino de Santiago walk is an 800 kilometre journey commencing in St Jean Pied de Port in France and ending in Santiago in the North of Spain. It is a journey where pilgrims congregate from many different countries from around the world to share a range of experiences, scenery, and camaraderie. Join local resident Denis Walters as he shares his personal experience of this walk.
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Ocean Grove Library
Learn to create optical illusions with a 3D effect using simple line drawings and vibrant colours. Ages 8+
Embrace colour and artistic anarchy in this creative collage-making workshop exploring the 1915 art style and social protest movement of Dada. Ages 12+
Colour your world with a beautiful work of art made without using paint! Ages 5+
Create your own masterpiece taking inspiration from the masters of the art world: Matisse, Kandinsky, Mondrian, Delaunay and others. 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.
Join representatives of the Barwon Heads Sustainability Group and Ocean Grove Coastcare and discover more about projects happening in our coastal areas. Learn about the Sustainability Group, Plastic Bag Free Barwon Heads and Ocean Grove, community solar initiatives, and how you can help protect and care for our coast.
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Ocean Grove Library
Do you know what a search engine or a web browser is and how to use them? This session will show you the basics of searching and how to recognise reputable internet sites. Learn how fill out digital forms and sign up for an email account using gmail so th
Welcome Spring with joyful creativity and to create stunning paper flowers through the art of upcycling books and magazines. Blossom with creative spirit!
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.
One Million Stars to End Violence is a community art installation project that aims to create one million woven stars for display as a giant installation at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. This project seeks to raise awareness about violence in the community and the woven stars are symbols of hope, light and courage. Join us for weaving workshops to create stars to be collected and added to the installation in 2018.
Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action packed Toddler Time program. No bookings required.
Come along for a fun filled session of songs and rhymes for babies. Sessions run all year except for January. No bookings required.
Help your child discover the magic of stories and develop a lifelong love of reading
Come and chat about the books you have been reading, hera recommendations and meet new people. No booking required.