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

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

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
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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Holiday Stuff for Youth person at computer

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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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
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 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!

Sensory Story Time

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.

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Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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

Advanced Searching skills

Would you like to find exactly what you are looking for on the Internet or using a specific database? Learn some advanced search techniques and tricks, and ask your specific database questions.

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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+

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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.

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Heritage

Church records at the Heritage Centre

Let us introduce you to the variety of Church records held by the Heritage Centre and how you can access and use this information resource.

Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - 9:30am to 10:30am
The Vault, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Internet and 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 searching and how to recognise reputable internet sites. Learn how fill out digital forms and sign up for an email account using gmail so th

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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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Special Events

Greg Day, Jiri Tibor Novak and Sian Marlow - A smile at arm's length

Celebrate the launch of this stunning limited-edition artist book,A smile at arm's length. With text by Gregory Day, this beautiful collection contains etchings by Jiri Tiber Novak and is designed and constructed by Sian Marlow. The book will be launched by renowned poet Dr Amanda Johnson.

Thursday, 9 June 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Photoshop Users Group

Meet with other Adobe Photoshop users to discuss all things Photoshop. Share tips and tricks and meet new people.

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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

All about shopping on your tablet

Ever wondered where to go to find a bargain? How about apps that make shopping a breeze? Bring along your Apple or Android device and we will explore a range of great shopping tools.

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Author Encounters

Amanda Sinclair - Leading mindfully

Faced with a never-ending 'to do' list, expanding demands and depleted energies at work and at home? Learn how mindfulness can provide a practical, simple and powerful path. Amanda specialises in enhancing the individual's capacity for day-to-day leadership within organisations, communities, schools and families.

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
The High Ground, 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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