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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Want to read the latest selection of library magazines delivered straight to your device using Zinio? Bring your own device or borrow one of the library's iPads.
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
Join us as we make finger puppets, pencil buddies and amazing critters with pipe cleaners and your imagination. Ages 8+
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+
Join Goldilocks, three little pigs, a big bad wolf and more of your favourite fairy tale characters as we go on an unexpected journey with thes mixed up tales. Ages 5+
Go on a journey into the past and decipher the secret language of Ancient Egypt? Create your own pharoahs tablet using heiroglyphics to write your name. Ages 8+
Upcycle old books and magazines to create unique pop-up cards. Ages 12+
Come along for a bookish adventure with some of our favourite books about books, and book inspired crafts. Ages 5+
Enjoy some of our favourite pop-up books, learn what makes them special and make your very own pop-up to take home. Ages 5+
Create your own fanfiction and control your favourite Manga characters fate. Experiment with words, images and narrative and mash it up to create your own unique story. Ages 12+
Would you like to learn the art of paper folding? Join us for this origami workshop and convert a sheet of paper into something amazing . Ages 8+
The City of Greater Geelong presents free Cyber Safety sessions aimed at parents who want to understand young people's use of the internet, social media and gaming. Sessions draw on experience from social media experts, law enforcement and youth workers.
Learn how to download and play eAudiobooks on your smartphone or tablet using Overdrive and Borrowbox.
Want to share photos with family and friends? Or store them online to free up space on your device? Bring along your smartphone or tablet to learn about apps that can help you to make the most of your photos.
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.
Come along for a fun-filled session of songs and rhymes for babies. Sessions run all year except for January. No booking required.
Help your child discover the magic of stories and develop a lifelong love of reading
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.
Come and chat about the books you have been reading, hera recommendations and meet new people. No booking required.