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

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

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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

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+

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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+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Super Box Cars

Batman, Penelope Pit Stop, Dick Dastardly and Harry Potter all drive very special cars. Take the opportunity to create your own hero or villain-mobile! Test it out on a drive-through library tour, then watch a cartoon Drive-In movie style! Ages 5+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Super Powered Apps

Unleash your superpowers, put yourself in the picture and create your own special effects using a range of augmented reality and comic strip apps. Ages 8+

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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+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Which Witch? The Wicked Witch!

Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble…make a
witchy potion, listen to our favourite witchy
stories and make your very own witchy
mask to take home. Ages 5+

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eKnow How

3D Printing - Scanning

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

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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

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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

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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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Zinio Holiday Reading

Want some magazines to take away on your holiday? No room to pack them? Digital magazines delivered straight to your device using Zinio may be the answer. Bring along your tablet and we will show you how.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

Geelong Hospital records

Learn about these valuable family history
resources and other medical records and
what surprising information may be found
within them.

Wednesday, 14 December 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 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.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Discover Your Ancestry and 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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Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Special Events

Rosalie Ham: The Dressmaker

Rosalie Ham’s debut novel The Dressmaker was published in 2000 and became an instant classic and book club favourite. Over fifteen years later it was released as a star-studded film starring Kate Winslet and has enjoyed a renaissance with hundreds more readers both here in Australia and on the international stage embracing this gothic tale of love, betrayal and high couture. Meet and hear Rosalie in conversation as she discusses the incredible success of her novel and the experience of seeing her work blossom from the page to the screen.

Thursday, 15 December 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Adobe Spark Video – Digital Storytelling Made Simple

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.

Friday, 16 December 2016 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

Christmas Magic

Come along for some jolly fun with Christmas stories, carols and craft. All ages.

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Introduction to Arduino

Learn to build simple electronics projects with Arduino in this beginner’s hands-on workshop. All materials supplied. Ages12+

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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre