Torquay Library

Phone: 
(03) 5261 3049
Fax: 
(03) 5261 7310
Surf City Plaza
Beach Road
Torquay VIC 3228

Library hours

Monday: 10am - 5:30pm
Tuesday: 10am - 5:30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5:30pm
Thursday: 10am - 8pm
Friday: 10am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 1pm
Sunday: 1:30pm - 4:00pm

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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

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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Creative & Connected

Brain Workout

Give your brain a workout in this session designed to get your neural pathways in turn firing and then relaxing. Solve a Sudoku, try a brain game on an i-Pad or de-stress with colouring for grown-ups.

Wednesday, 4 January 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Torquay Library

Special Events

Noah's Story - Sunbear Children's Festival Founder

Noah was moved to action by a visit to Borneo’s Sun Bear Conservation Centre at the age of four where he learned of the endangered livelihood of the Sun Bear. The Sun Bear Children's Festival was founded to raise awareness for ALL endangered wildlife creating the opportunity for ALL children to share their love of animals and raise awareness and funds for endangered wildlife in Australia and overseas. Come and learn about Noah’s motivation and how his vision for an annual Sun Bear Festival came to fruition, and how this inspirational young man achieved this with the support of the community, all by the age of eight years old.

Monday, 27 February 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Torquay Library

eKnow How

All about Gardening on your tablet

Using your tablet, and the library's resources, you can access all the information you require to answer your gardening questions.

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Torquay Library

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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Creative & Connected

Book Chat

Come and chat about the books you have been reading, hear recommendations and meet new people. No booking required.

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