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The Bannockburn Library opened on Saturday 5 May, 2012 by Mr Les Rowe, President of the Bannockburn Primary School Council and Cr Geraldine Frantz, Mayor, Golden Plains Shire Council. This purpose built, modern library is Golden Plains Shire’s first permanent library, replacing the mobile library service that previously visited the town and providing valuable community space and library services to the area. Located in High Street, opposite the School, the library functions as the school library as well as providing the full range of public library services and collections to the general community.
Baby Time: Every Thursday 11.30am, except during January.
Toddler Time: Every Thursday 10.30am, during school terms.
Preschool Story Time: Every Tuesday 10.30am, during school terms.
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Want to know what 3D printing is and how it works? In this introductory workshop you will learn more about 3D printing and get to see an object printed.
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
Always wanted to keep backyard chooks? Presenters from the Geelong and District Poultry Club will talk about buying, feeding and housing backyard chooks as well as how to keep them healthy and producing eggs.
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Learn all about Facebook and other social media apps for your device. Discover the many features and security functions to help protect your online identity.
Thursday, 15 June 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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+
Discover the world of Indian hand decorations known as mehndi and design and create your own hand decoration with body paint. Ages 12+
Come along and create your very own 3D Viking Longship out of recycled cardboard and paper. Ages 8+
There are now recognized ways to improve your memory as you age. Super Brain Trainis an educational workshop, that focuses on a holistic-health approach to our daily routines. Learn to incorporate best practice for a brain-protective lifestyle.
For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources
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
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
A delicious new way to socialise with fellow food lovers as well as share recipes and cooking tips. Each month will focus on a different food topic. Please bring along a recipe and library staff can photocopy it for you to share. March – International cuisine, April – Birthday and celebration cakes, May – Gluten free cooking. Bookings not required.
Make new friends and explore your creativity with Lego. The program aims to meet the diverse needs of children and can be an effective way to engage children with autism. Parents and carers are required to stay with their children. This program is delivered in partnership with Golden Plains Shire weekly during school terms.For bookings, please contact Bannockburn Library ph.: 5281 2367.Ages 5-11.
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm