Belmont Library

Phone: 
(03) 5243 2655
Fax: 
(03) 5243 4485
163 High Street
Belmont VIC 3216

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All libraries are closed on public holidays.

Opening hours

Monday: 9am - 8pm
Tuesday: 9am - 8pm
Wednesday: 9am - 8pm
Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 8pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed

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What's on - Belmont Library

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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Author Encounters

Trevor Pescott - Birds and Botanists: A field naturalist's history of Geelong

Join local author and columnist, Trevor Pescott, as he explores many regional places of environmental significance and the wealth of wildlife to be found there. Discover profiles of people who have made a significant contribution to our understanding of the local plants and animals and learn the history of the two field-naturalists clubs of Geelong.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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eKnow How

Learn iPad Basics

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.

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Cardboard Arcade

Cardboard has never been so much fun! Create an arcade game from recycled materials and see who can get the top score. Ages 8+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Light-up Tardis

Construct your own mini Tardis with a blinking LED and then create a GIF of it spinning. Ages 12+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Young Engineers

Calling all budding engineers… Test your tower building skills in this hands-on session and try to build the tallest tower with the materials supplied. Ages 5+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Mythical Mix-up

Come along for this fun filled story session and create your own mixed-up mythical creature with its own unique sounds. Ages 5+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Inkblot Art

Is it a bird? Is it a car? What can you imagine? Turn your inkblot into an amazing drawing with this clever simple technique. Ages 12+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Radical Robots

Use your imagination and scrap materials to create your own Radical Robot. Ages 8+

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Creative & Connected

Our Ayurvedic body Type

Cassandra Perry is an accredited yoga instructor, and therapist in Reiki & Emmett technique. Participants will discover their own Ayurvedic body type and gain insight into how people relate to each other according to their type.

Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Belmont Library

eKnow How

Adobe Spark - Share your story

Celebrate National Family History Month with us. Give life to a family tale by bringing a few special photos with you and we’ll show you how to use Adobe Spark Video to create a story. You'll combine the images, icons, text and music, choose a theme and narrate the images.

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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 360 degree 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

Upcycled Book Craft

Breathe new life into old books. Create jewellery, cards, practical pieces, sculptural works and more using old books and other recycled materials. Creative and fun session of crafting and community.

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eKnow How

Cybersafety

Ever wondered if you can trust the internet? Want to know more about the risks of computer viruses, identity theft or losing your data? With the right tools and a few precautions, you can protect yourself.

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All About Kids!

International Games Day @ Your Library

Celebrate 'International Games Day @ Your Library' with us. We will be hosting a range of programs for this special event, check our website for details. All ages

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All About Kids!

Incredible Mad Science Workshop

Colour changes, fizz, bubbles and slime! Explore a range of science activities in this play-based program designed to share with a grown-up and make some slime to take home! Ages 8+

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Belmont Library

Heritage

Finding your 'place' in history

This session will explore historical newspaper resources including British Newspaper Archives and Trove and help you find your place in history.

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eKnow How

Learn iPad Intermediate

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.

Friday, 24 November 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Belmont Library

Heritage

Discover your Ancestry

For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources

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All About Kids!

Toddler Time

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

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