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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Special Events

Unmasking The Wild Exhibition

A unique collection of masks collectively titled Unmasking the Wild, created by 22 of Australia’s talented children’s illustrators. The collection was unveiled for the first time at The Masked Ball extravaganza in Melbourne that celebrated the completion of the last in the Obernewtyn Chronicles by acclaimed author Isobelle Carmody. The final book in the series, The Red Queen, marks the conclusion of a 30 year series-writing journey. View this amazing collection of masks on display at the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, Ground Floor. Until 3 July.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 - 6:00pm to 4:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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Switch Writing Workshop

If you are aged 12 - 25 years old come along and learn how to write a creative story, a poem, an opinion piece or a review or get feedback on your writing.

These FREE workshops are run by experienced journalists and include a light lunch and all writing materials.

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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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myGov and you!

myGov is a new digital government initiative, designed to be a one stop shop for a range of government services. Come along to this session and learn to set up a myGov account, navigate the myGov website and connect with your government services. 

Thursday, 30 June 2016 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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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All About Kids!

CODE CLUB

Sign up for Code Club and learn how to make your own computer games, animations and websites.  Term three is all about HTML and CSS where you will learn how to create websites by structuring and styling your pages.  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.

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Author Encounters Bomber: the Whole Story (cover)

Bomber: The Whole Story

Bomber: The Whole Story gives a rare insight into one of football’s most intriguing characters.

Meet Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson and hear him as he sets the record straight on a career that has had more than a few challenges and dramas in a candid, entertaining, opinionated evening with the enigmatic coach who changed the game of Australian Football.

Numbers are strictly limited.

Thursday, 28 July 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

An afternoon with Jacqueline Harvey

Join Jacqueline Harvey to celebrate the launch of Clementine Rose and the Paris Puzzle! You will have the opportunity to meet Jacqueline, purchase this latest book in the Clementine Rose series and have it signed by this fabulous author. Not to be missed! #SchoolHolidayFun

 

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Holiday Fun For Kids

Pipe Cleaner Creations

Join us as we make finger puppets, pencil buddies and amazing critters with pipe cleaners and your imagination. Ages 8+

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Inspiring Quotes

Need inspiration? Keep positive, achieve your goals and stay motivated with your own collage of your favourite motivational quotes and inspiring words. Ages 12+

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3D printing - Scanning

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

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Puppet Pantomime

Join us in this hands-on workshop, make your very own puppet and bring a story to life. Ages 5+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Pop-up Book Fun

Become a paper engineer as we teach you to design and make your own pop-up book. Ages 8+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Stop Motion Animation

Explore stop motion animation techniques and create your own short film. Bring along your USB stick to keep a copy of your work. We'll supply the materials and tech. Ages 8+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Anime Mash-Up

Create your own fanfiction and control your favourite Manga characters fate. Experiment with words, images and narrative and mash it up to create your own unique story. Ages 12+

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Discover your Ancestry & Heritage Centre Tour

For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources followed by a visit to the Heritage Centre Reading Room.

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Rhythm and Rhyme

Design and create your own nursery rhyme characters and bring your favourite songs to life in this interactive session. Ages 5+

Thursday, 30 June 2016 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Holiday Stuff for Youth

Pop-Up Cards

Upcycle old books and magazines to create unique pop-up cards. Ages 12+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Book Origami

Would you like to learn the art of paper folding? Join us for this origami workshop and convert a sheet of paper into something amazing . Ages 8+

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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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Holiday Stuff for Youth

The Rush Hour

Write and publish your short story in our library anthology themed 'The Rush Hour'. The finished publication will become part of our library collection. Ages 12+

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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre