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.
Baby Time: Every Wednesday 2.30pm, except during January.
Toddler Time: Every Tuesday and Wednesday 9.30am, during school terms.
Preschool Story Time: Every Tuesday and Thursday 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
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.
Would you like to borrow books from the library and read them on your tablet? Let us show you the variety of options we have available. By the end of this hands-on session you will have downloaded your first eBook.
Want to read the latest selection of library magazines delivered straight to your device? Bring along your own device and learn how.
Propaganda posters are a powerful advertising tool used to influence the masses and produce an emotional response. Create your own propaganda poster to support an issue important to you. Ages 12+
Drums are an important part of life and ceremony in many cultures. Make a drum and play along during this interactive session. Ages 5+
Come along and create your very own 3D Viking Longship out of recycled cardboard and paper. Ages 8+
Learn to tie Celtic knots and make a beautiful tri-colour bracelet. Ages 12+
Join us as we create our own paper dolls inspired by traditional Japanese Kokeshi dolls in this hands-on session for boys and girls. Ages 8+
Join us for this special hands-on session and make your own dream catcher to take home. Ages 5+
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.
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.
Join local interior designer Libby Gumley for some expert design tips. Libby will disuss what is involved in designing a room and share insprirational photos of projects she has worked on.
Thursday, 10 August 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
The Reading Hour is one of the most celebrated annual reading initiatives in Australia, and supports individuals, families and communities to discover and rediscover the joy of reading. Join us for a special story session to celebrate the Reading Hour and enjoy the gift of reading with us.
For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources
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
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
Meet with other Apple, Android and Windows tablet Users to discuss all things tablet. Share helpful tips and tricks, discover new apps and meet new people.