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.  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

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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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

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

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

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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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Create an eBook

This session provides an opportunity for local amateur authors and poets to create a born-digital book and have it uploaded onto the library's Overdrive platform for inclusion in a local authors eBook collection. Bring your MS Word document of 10,000 words or less to learn how to create headings, tables of contents and a navigation structure for your eBook.

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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

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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eKnow How

Digital Storytelling using Adobe Voice

Learn to narrate a story using photos, text and icons. Bring your own iPad loaded with a few special photos or we'll supply what you need to learn this App.

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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.

Monday, 1 August 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
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

Digital Storytelling Using Windows Movie Maker

Go beyond the basics and explore different ways to use Windows Movie Maker software to combine words, images and video into a compelling narrative.

Tuesday, 2 August 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

Lt Col Neil Smith - That Elusive Digger-

This fascinating session will be presented by military service researcher, Lt Col Neil Smith AM, Retd. With 23 years’ experience in Australia and the UK, the presenter has researched approximately 20,000 individual personnel and published over 60 books on the subject of military service history, making him the ideal expert to bring you tips and advice on this topic.

Tuesday, 2 August 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
The High Ground, 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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Special Events

Wurdi Youang and the Wadawurrung Living space

Learn how the local ancient stone arrangement, Wurdi Youang, holds the key to the Wadawurrung teachings of sacred sites, hunting grounds and seasonal movement within this region and how the diversity of natural resources has supported and determined living arrangements for the Wadawurrung community. Presented by anthropologist Heather Threadgold and Uncle Reg Abrahams.

Thursday, 4 August 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

eKnow How

Arduino Thirsty Plants

Do you wish your plants could tell you when they need water? With Arduino they can! Come along and learn how to program an Arduino microcomputer so your plants will never go short of water again!

Friday, 5 August 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre