Geelong Library & Heritage Centre (The Dome)

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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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Creative & Connected Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Tour the Dome

Let us take you on a tour of this wonderful new centre. Be prepared to be amazed. Daily at 11am and 3pm. Not available on public holidays. No bookings required.

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All About Kids!

CODE CLUB

Code Club is about fun, creativity and learning through exploration. Come and learn how to make computer games, animations and websites using some useful coding skills. This is the second term of Code Club so participants must have either completed term 1 or come with some experience of Scratch programming language. Ages 9 - 11 years.

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - 4:15pm to 5:30pm
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All About Kids!

Tech Ninjas

Calling all inventors… Play beyond the screen with OSMO, create your own electronic circuits, develop animations, games and turn bananas into instruments with our Makey Makey kits. Ages 8+

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eKnow How

Introduction to iPad Accessibility Features

International Day of People with a Disability Is your eyesight not what it used to be? Do you experience difficulty with speech or communicating? Come along to this session to learn about different ways to read, speak, travel, and communicate using inbuilt iPad accessibility features, as well as accessibility apps. Bring your own iPad, or use one provided by the library.

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Where's the News?

Increase your reading pleasure and get greater value from the eCollections by discovering current and historical newspapers online. Download the print issue to your tablet.

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Raspberry Pi Meet Up

This is a group for anyone interested in Raspberry Pi - whether you are an expert or new to these credit-card sized computers. A capable little PC, it can be used for many of the things that your desktop does. Please bring your Raspberry Pi if possible or you can use one of ours. For further information contact Steve Levakis phone 0400 188 782 or by email slevakis@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

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Youth Programs

Advanced Mindstorms

Learn to control LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 and program your robot to walk, talk, and do anything you can imagine. Bookings for this 9-week course are essential as places are strictly limited. To get the most from this program, participants need to attend all sessions. Ages 12+

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
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All About Kids!

Lego Mindstorms

Learn to unleash the creative powers of LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 to create and command robots that walk, talk, think and do anything you can imagine. Bookings for this 9-week course are essential as places are limited. To get the most from this program, participants need to attend all sessions. Ages 8+

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All About Kids!

Minecraft Mondays

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

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All About Kids!

Sensory Story Time

This sensory-rich story time is for all children, and especially children with sensory processing disorders. These sessions accomodate 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.

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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.

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Youth Programs

The Writing Dome

Do you feel the urge to use interesting words in interesting ways? Join us at the Dome for a weekly writing session. Keep a writing 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 12+

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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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Photoshop Group

Meet with other Adobe Photoshop users to discuss all things Photoshop. Each session has a theme to consolidate your knowledge of this powerful photo editing tool. Learn about layers, photo retouching and portraits. Share tips and tricks and meet new people.

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Download an eBook

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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3D Printing - Scanning

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

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Author Encounters

Arnold Zable - The Fighter

Arnold Zable is a highly acclaimed novelist, storyteller, educator and human rights advocate. His latest novel, The Fighter, is a moving and poetic portrait of a compassionate man. This is the story of Henry Nissen, a champion boxer, and boy from Amess Street in working-class Carlton working to give the disaffected another chance. This is a compelling window into the unnoticed recesses of Melbourne.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

Photographic Collection

Be introduced to our photograph collection and how to use this extensive resource for your research needs.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 - 9:30am to 10:30am
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eKnow How

Internet and Email for Beginners

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

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Author Encounters

Sarah Ferguson - The Killing Season Uncut

Go behind the scenes of the dramatic Rudd-Gillard era with vivid accounts of the public and private events that made the governments and then brought them undone. Sarah Ferguson's new book, The Killing Season Uncut, based on her ABC documentary, is a damning portrait of a party at war with itself.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre