All libraries are closed on public holidays.
Library services first began in Belmont in 1885. Our current library was officially opened on 28 October 1982 by the Hon FN Wilkes MP, Minister for Local Government and his Worship the Mayor, Cr PF Ward JP. The building was renovated in 2010 making it a modern, pleasing and community-centric library environment. The renovated library was officially opened by the Hon Richard Wynne MP, Minister for Local Government. Belmont Library is a large and busy hub within easy reach of the High Street commercial precinct.
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Join other LEGO® fans as we celebrate Children's Week with the ultimate LEGO® challenge. What will you build? All Ages.
My Health Record is an online summary of your health information. This is a free information session on how the program works; privacy and security; how it is accessed; and what to do if you don't want a record before the opt-out period ends on November 15.
Facilitated by the Western Victoria Primary Health Network.
Come and join this expert-facilitated Q & A and knowledge-sharing session with other smartphone users and learners.
How to get the best out of your book club membership.
You are invited to attend a roadshow designed specifically for Geelong Library book club members.
In this session you will discover how to navigate the online catalogue; how to manage your kit requests to get the best outcome;
and how to keep track of new kits when they are made available.
You will also get some tips and tricks on how to run a book group and how to stimulate discussions.
Wednesday, 7 November 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
From the Camino to the Pacific Crest Trail, many people are recognising the life-changing force of moving through the landscape on foot. At the age of 58, Keith Badger suddenly found himself with a dream and desire to return to his birthplace in England and walk. It was a simple plan, to walk from one end of Britain to the other with his Australian wife Debby. And yet as they traversed the country, from John O’Groats to Land’s End, Keith and Debby found themselves confronting far greater challenges than the landscape and shocking weather. Join Keith as he discusses his life-changing journey.
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
Want to read the latest magazines delivered straight to your device using your library membership? Bring your own device and learn how. With hundreds of eMagazines to choose from, there is sure to be at least one for you to enjoy.
Come along and learn how to protect and preserve your family photos. This interactive information session will teach you about handling and storing photographs, digitisation and record keeping.
Thursday, 25 October 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn the basics functions of the Apple iPad and what it can be used for. If you have an Apple ID, bring the details along, but it is not necessary to participate.
This session will explore historical newspaper resources including British Newspaper Archive and TROVE.
Monday, 29 October 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Tea is much more than just a beverage. Since it was first consumed in the south-west of China 5000 years ago, tea has spread throughout the world to become, after water, the most consumed beverage in the world. Dr Tracey Caulfield who has trained at the Dilmah School of Tea in Sri Lanka and in Japan will share her passion and expertise.
Looking for an ancestor who served in the military? Learn about some of the fantastic resources you can use to discover relatives or explore this fascinating area of history.
Friday, 9 November 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Would you like to borrow books from the library and read them on your tablet? Bring along your own device and learn how to borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks from our CloudLibrary via the internet.
For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Sign up for Code Club. Term 2 covers advanced Scratch where you will take a tour of the Scratch interface and create games and animations. Get the most from Code Club by attending all the sessions. Ages 9+. For bookings contact email@example.comParticipants at Ocean Grove and Torquay Libraries are required to bring their own laptop.
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 3:45pm to 4:45pm
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
Join us 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