Belmont Library

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

Library 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

Creative & Connected

Celebrating Cultural Diversity - Walking the Path of Refugees and Asylum Seekers

These compelling sessions will examine
the worldwide Humanitarian refugee
crisis and give context to the Australian
humanitarian program in recognition of
Cultural Diversity Week. Be moved by
stories of courage and resilience from
two local young people. They will take
you on the journey of life, a world of
persecution and the joys and challenges
of being settled in Australia. This event
is supported by Diversitat’s Equip
Program and funded by Department
of Employment’s Empowering Youth
initiative.

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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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All About Kids!

National Simultaneous Storytime

Join us as we celebrate Library
and Information Week with this
year’s National Simultaneous
Storytime. Come along for a special
presentation of The Cow Tripped
Over the Moon
written by Tony
Wilson and illustrated by Laura
Wood. All ages. No bookings required.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am
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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.

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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 360o 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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eKnow How

All about Gardening on your tablet

Using your tablet, and the library's resources, you can access all the information you require to answer your gardening questions.

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All About Kids!

Dare to OSMO

Play beyond the screen with OSMO, an award-winning educational gaming system that changes interaction with the iPad to physical play. Supercharge your drawing skills, arrange tangible puzzle pieces, use your creative noggin and reveal the hidden words! Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 8+

Monday, 20 March 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Belmont Library

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 Stuff for Youth

Chillax with Zentangle

Can you draw a line? Then you can Zentangle. Zentangle art looks amazing and complicated, but is built up from simple line and pattern drawing. It’s also super fun and relaxing. Let us show you how. Ages 12+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Book Binding

Make your own mini book or zine using a range of simple book-binding techniques. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 8+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Stories with Elephant and Piggie

Enjoy the incredible tales of Elephant and Piggie written by Mo Willems and make your own Elephant and Piggiebook to take home. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 5+

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Creative & Connected

Keeping Backyard Chooks

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.

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Treehouse Escapades

13, 26, 39, 52, 65, 78… bring your favourite Treehouse storey to life in a diorama and create a treehouse in the library. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 8+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Fun with Felt

Make your very own colourful felt pencil case or mobile phone case. All materials are supplied. Ages 12+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Shadow Puppet Tales

Shadow Puppetry is an ancient form of storytelling. Make your own puppets and explore stories about pigs and wolves in this interactive session. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 5+

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eKnow How

Internet & Email for Beginners

Do you know what a search engine or a web browser is and how to use them? This session will show you the basics of internet sites. Learn how to sign up for an email account using gmail so that you can send message and attachments.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Belmont Library

eKnow How

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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eKnow How

All about Travel on your Tablet

Going on holiday and want to know where to find accommodation? How about maps for the trip or the latest flight information? Bring along your Apple or Android device and we will show you how to make the most of your device.

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Author Encounters

Greg Pyers – The Unfortunate Victim

Based on a true story, prolific local author Greg Pyers introduces a charming, shrewd, and brilliant new protagonist: Private Investigator Otto Berliner. The Unfortunate Victim is Greg's first historical crime fiction and is set in Daylesford and Castlemaine in the 1860s. Greg's latest fictional offering is a real page-turner.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Belmont Library

eKnow How

eBooks on Your Tablet

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.

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