Geelong Library & Heritage Centre (The Dome)

Phone: 
Geelong Library (03) 4201 0600
51 Little Malop Street
Geelong
VIC 3220

Phone: Heritage Centre (03) 4201 0630 

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Library hours

Monday: Ground & Mezzanine 8am – 8pm, Level 1 & 2 9am – 8pm
Tuesday: Ground & Mezzanine 8am – 8pm, Level 1 & 2 9am – 8pm
Wednesday: Ground & Mezzanine 8am – 8pm, Level 1 & 2 9am – 8pm
Thursday: Ground & Mezzanine 8am – 8pm, Level 1 & 2 9am – 8pm
Friday: Ground & Mezzanine 8am – 8pm, Level 1 & 2 9am – 8pm
Saturday: Ground & Mezzanine, Levels 1 & 2 10am – 5pm
Sunday: Ground & Mezzanine, Levels 1 & 2 10am – 5pm

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Special Events

Robotics @ your library

Come and meet our robots and learn how they operate, how they can be programmed and how robotics can make a positive difference in the world.

We will be using NAO robots - the humanoid robot most widely used for research and education.

Suitable for ages 8 plus.

Friday, 27 January 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Author Encounters

Meshel Laurie: Buddhism for Break-ups

Buddhist philosophy helped radio, television and comedy star Meshel Laurie survive many life crises. But when she found herself facing the end of her nineteen-year marriage, she couldn't find a Buddhist book about break-ups. So she wrote one.
 
Come and hear Meshel talk about her book and how her biggest challenge turned out to be a great opportunity for personal growth and happiness.

Monday, 27 February 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

3D Printing - Scanning

Learn how to scan images and create 3D-printed objects from your image.


Holiday Stuff for Youth

Upcycled Story

Create your own unique story by
constructing a mash-up of recycled cells
from manga, comics, graphic novels and
other graphic texts. Ages 12+

Friday, 27 January 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Holiday Fun For Kids

Stop Motion Animation

Take inspiration from your favourite heroes
and villains to create a unique aluminium
foil stop-motion movie. Ages 8+

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Holiday Fun For Kids

Super School

Join our super school, survive our super
obstacle course, remove kryptonite, and
learn to use your X-Ray vision in our special
superhero games. Ages 5+

Friday, 20 January 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

Minecraft Mondays

Join forces with your fellow challengers to plan and design extraordinary Minecraft creations. Ages 8+

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

Sensory Story Time at The Dome

This sensory-rich story time is for all children, and especially children with sensory processing disorders. These sessions accommodate delayed motor skill development and include opportunities for children to interact, with less sitting and more action. Audio stimulation is limited and group size is small.

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

CODE CLUB

Sign up for Code Club and learn how to make your own computer games, animations and websites. In term four you’ll learn to program with Python, a powerful language used by sites like YouTube and Dropbox. It’s easy for beginners to use and learn, and experienced programmers (in any programming language) will pick it up very quickly. Bookings are essential for this 9-week course as places are strictly limited. To get the most from this program, participants need to attend all sessions. Ages 9-11 years

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

Writing Cadets

Do you feel the urge to use interesting words in interesting ways? Join our writing group at the Dome. Keep a journal, contribute to a group blog, try out different writing techniques and share your writing with the group. Bring your own device or use the library facilities. At the end of the year we will produce a small book of writing by the members of the group.
No booking required. Ages 8+

Thursday, 16 February 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Holiday Fun For Kids

Legions Party

Come along fora fun filled hour of heroes and villains themed party games perfect for all aspiring superheroes. Ages 5+

Friday, 27 January 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Highton Library

Holiday Stuff for Youth

Comic sound effects

Create a comic inspired 3D masterpiece in this hands-on workshop. Ages 12+

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Zinio Digital Magazines

Want to read the latest selection of library magazines delivered straight to your device using Zinio? Bring your own device or borrow one of the library's iPads.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Gathering Place, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Google Photos 101

Learn how to backup all your holiday snaps and videos using Google Photos. Gain free, unlimited storage, easy access from any phone, tablet or computer with fast searching techniques and user friendly apps. All you need is a Gmail account.

Multiple Times
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Smartphone Basics

Bring your own Apple iPhone or Android smartphone and learn some tips and tricks to help you use your device to its full potential.

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

LinkedIn 101

Learn how to join the world’s largest professional network site, LinkedIn. Create a profile, find and reconnect with colleagues and classmates, search for jobs and gain industry insights. Experience how this social networking site can help you to enhance your career or start a new one.

Monday, 30 January 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Digital Storytelling - Ask a Specialist

Bring your story to life by taking advantage of the knowledge and experience of one of our in-house specialists. Bring your project or ideas to us and we will help with video and photo editing.

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Facebook 101

Want to learn how to connect with friends, follow pages of interest or create your own page? Come along and we will show you how.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

3D Printing - Modelling

Come along and learn how to use basic modelling tools to create some interesting 3D objects.

Sunday, 5 February 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre