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22 August 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Join our special guest Bob Carr who will discuss his book which provides an intimate glimpse into the day-to-day workings of a foreign minister.
26 August 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Learn about the library's healthy living and yoga resources and try a mini yoga session with experienced yoga teacher Libby Abbott.
28 August 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Join two story-tellers as they share their tales of tails.
29 August 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Join New York Times best-selling author, Helen Brown, for the launch of her latest book Tumbledown Manor.
5 September 2014 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Bring along your knitting, crochet or embroidery to this monthly get together and share your expertise or get inspired!
10 September 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Join local weather expert Lindsay Smail as he launches Weather Wonders of Geelong, a study of extreme and severe weather in the region.
11 September 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
After Ocean Grove mother Heather Gallagher suffered postnatal depression she wrote, Happy Pants – Why is Mummy so sad?, which tells the story of a little boy grappling to understand his mum’s postnatal depression.
14 September 2014 - 10:30pm
If you're an Australian kid of a certain age (or a parent of one), you'll already know who Andy Griffiths is. Sorry SOLD OUT.
16 September 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Maggie MacKellar’s remarkable true life story of tragedy and triumph became widely known through her acclaimed memoir When it Rains and the ABC television series, Australian Story.
18 September 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
This sesion will cover the kinds of matters you need to think about when it comes to planning for your healthcare.
20 September 2014 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Marisa Alo has written a lovely story about a tortoise shell cat named ‘Missy‘, that loves and is very protective of her family.
2 October 2014 - 11:00am
Join hugely-popular children’s author, Graeme Base, as he discusses his latest book, The last King of Angkor Wat. Among the ruins of beautiful Angkor Wat, Tiger, Monkey, Water Buffalo and Gecko argue over who would make the greatest king.
4 October 2014 - 2:00pm
Be part of an awareness-raising event to highlight the movement for women’s right to be free from violence.
6 October 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Hugh is one of Australia’s leading thinkers – a highly respected social researcher and author of fourteen books. Join Hugh as he discusses his latest book, The Art of Belonging, with broadcaster Derek Guille.
7 October 2014 - 2:30pm
For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources.
8 October 2014 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Hear about Judith Oke's journey of discovery as she unravelled the wartime experiences of her relative and learn about the library resources which helped her to develop a picture of his WWI service in France.
8 October 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Join us for a thought-provoking insight into depression by leading mental health researcher and current Alfred Deakin Chair of Psychiatry at Deakin University, Michael Berk.
10 October 2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Natasha Sampson will lead the workshop on writing from life using journal entries to create memoirs with a sense of place and character.
10 October 2014 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Got an idea but nobody's listening?
10 October 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Learn how CEO (that’s Chuckling Executive Officer), Phillipa Challis of Live Life Laughing, harnesses the powerful health benefits of laughter and humor.

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