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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What's on - Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Special Events

Building Better Brains - Inside Our Minds

Join renowned local psychologist Chris Mackey for a fascinating insight into neuroplasticity, brain development and the brain's ability to recover after damage. Explore ways your brain can benefit from good exercise, diet and sleep and hear strategies to enhance brain chemistry.

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

Author Encounters

Rebellious Daughters - Lee Kofman, Maria Katsonis & Rochelle Siemienowicz

Good girls hold their tongues, obey their elders and wait for marriage to determine their destiny. Rebellious daughters are just the opposite. In Rebellious Daughters, some of Australia’s most talented female writers share intimate stories of defiance and independence.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Author Encounters

Graeme Simsion - The Best of Adam Sharp

From the author of the international mega-selling The Rosie Project comes a non-traditional love story about passion, commitment and fidelity and which matters most. Book now to secure your place to meet and hear best-selling author Graeme Simsion speak about his newest foray into fiction, The Best of Adam Sharp

Friday, 16 September 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Special Events

Steve Silberman - NeuroTribes

Leave conventional thinking about autism at the door as you enter the world of NeuroTribes. In the ground-breaking book, author Steve Silberman explores the history of autism research and the growing movement of neurodiversity. Meet and hear Steve in conversation with psychologist Dr Nicole Carvill. Supported by the Ian Potter Foundation and presented in partnership with Melbourne Writers Festival.

Sunday, 4 September 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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.  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

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 10-week course are essential as places are limited. To get the most from this program, participants need to attend all sessions. Ages 12+

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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 10-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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eKnow How

All about gardening on your tablet

Spring is just around the corner and so is growing season. Bring along your Apple or Android device and explore apps that will help your green thumb.


eKnow How

Where's the News?

Increase your reading pleasure and get greater value from the eCollections by discovering current and historical online newspapers

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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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eKnow How

Pinterest 101

Want to learn how to create digital scrapbooks of your interests to view online? Use "Pins" to share and collarborate ideas with others online.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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

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.

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eKnow How

Blogging 101

Ever wanted to create an online journal that shares your interests, opinions and ideas with other like minded people? If you have a Gmail account then Blogger is for you! Come along and we will show you how to get started.

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Heritage

The History of your Home

Researching the history of your property is both intriguing and exciting. Join us at the Heritage Centre and discover how. The session will focus on our collection of Council Rate Books and how you can access and use this amazing information resource.

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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Digital Storytelling Made Simple using Adobe Spark Video

Got a story to tell or ideas to share? Learn how to use Spark Video to create a story from icons, images, text and background music. Choose a theme and voice the images, it’s that simple. We’ll demonstrate how it works on our iPads using the Spark App

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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.

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eKnow How

Instagram 101

Instagram is hailed as one of the biggest photo-sharing social networks on the planet! Learn how you can use the app to share your photos, follow local businesses - even your favourite celebrities! This session will look at the entire stable of Instagram apps as well as other photo-editing apps that co-ordinate with Instagram.

Friday, 16 September 2016 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Twitter 101

Twitter is an online social media tool that can be used for sharing and for professional development. Would you like to understand what Twitter is, learn some terminology and etiquette, and learn how to tweet, retweet and reply?

Sunday, 18 September 2016 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Exploring eCollections

Come along to the library and celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day by exploring our ecollections with a piratical theme! Eyepatches and shoulder parrots optional!

Monday, 19 September 2016 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre