Lara Library

Phone: 
(03) 5282 4182
5 Walkers Road
Lara VIC 3212

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All libraries are closed on public holidays.

Opening hours

Monday: 10am - 6pm
Tuesday: 10am - 8pm
Wednesday: 10am - 6pm
Thursday: 10am - 8pm
Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 1pm
Sunday: Closed

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What's on - Lara Library

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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Holiday Fun For Kids

Coding for Beginners

Join us for an introduction to coding. This fun, easy activity is designed especially for beginners. Ages 8+.

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Creative & Connected

Upcycled Book Craft

This creative and fun session of crafting utilises old books and other recycled material to create original gifts.

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Creative & Connected

Yoga and Meditation For Health and Wellbeing

Yoga teacher Sherrill Harvey will lead you on a journey to discover the benefits of yoga and meditation. Participants will begin with some simple standing stretches followed by a seated guided meditation. Leave feeling relaxed and refreshed!

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Holiday Fun For Kids

This is not a Box!

Join us as we use our imaginations to turn a simple cardboard box into a new and SUPER creation. The possibilities are endless!
Ages 5+.

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Abstract Sculptures

Take inspiration from the Spanish artist Joan Miro and create a vibrant sculpture to take home. Ages 8+

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eKnow How

All about Travel on your Tablet

Going on holiday and want to know where to find accommodation? How about maps for the trip or the latest flight information? Bring along your Apple or Android device and we will show you how to make the most of your device.

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Paint Like Picasso

Surrealism is a unique art form that challenges the way we view the world. Join this creative session and paint your own Picasso-inspired portrait to take home. Ages 12+.

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Quirky Creatures

Learn a new way to create intriguing sculptures, get inventive and make a cute, quirky woollen creature to take home. Ages 8+.

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Printmaking

Get messy with paint, printing and stamping using everyday objects to create your very own masterpiece to take home. Ages 5+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Tissue Paper Art

Create art-pieces worthy of an exhibition with a range of techniques using tissue paper. Ages 12+.

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eKnow How

iPad Basics

Learn the basics functions of the Apple iPad and what it can be used for. If you have an Apple ID, bring the details along, but it is not necessary to participate.

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eKnow How

Scamwatch & Cybersafety

Ever wondered if you can trust the internet? Want to know more about scams, computer viruses, identity theft or losing your data? With the right tools and a few precautions, you can protect yourself while online.

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Heritage

An ANZAC in the Family? Tracing your military ancestors

Looking for an ancestor who served in the military? Learn about some of the fantastic resources you can use to discover relatives or explore this fascinating area of history.

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eKnow How

Adobe Spark

Tell a story with more than just images. Learn how to use Adobe Spark Video to create a digital showpiece using some of your own special photos. Use an iPad to combine pictures with icons, text and music,

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All About Kids!

Star Wars Day

May the 4th be with you. Celebrate Star Wars day with us. Test your knowledge and have fun making your own Star Wars memorabilia to take home. Ages 8+.

Friday, 4 May 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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eKnow How

eMagazines For Free!

Want to read the latest selection of library magazines free and delivered straight to your device using your library membership? Bring along your own device and learn how. With hundreds of eMagazines to choose from, there is sure to be at least one for you to enjoy!

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Creative & Connected

8 Things About Dementia

Dementia Australia is the unified, national body for people of all ages, living with all forms of dementia, their families and carers.The session provides information on dementia and services: what dementia is, including causes, signs, symptoms and risk factors; how dementia is diagnosed; how to seek help; and what services are available.

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eKnow How

3D Printing Workshop

Discover what 3D printing is and how it works. Learn more about 3D printing in this introductory workshop and get to see an object printed.

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All About Kids!

Baby Time

Join us for a fun filled session of songs and rhymes for babies. Sessions run all year except for January. No bookings 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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