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

Cardboard Castles

Discover the architectural wonders of medieval castles and build your very own from recycled materials. All ages.

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Mythical Creatures

Join us for some magical stories of mermaids, unicorns and beasts and make your own mythical creature to take home. Ages 5+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Paper Reed Frames

Get hands on with geometric designs and create your own paper reed frame to take home.
Ages 12-18.

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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+.

Friday, 6 July 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Holiday Fun For Kids

Nesting Dolls

Learn how to make your own traditional Russian nesting dolls using paper and craft materials. Ages 8+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

African Masks

Explore ancient African tribal masks and create your own to take home. Ages 5+

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Creative & Connected

Being Fire Safe!

Calling all junior firefighters and families! Join us for a visit from our local CFA to learn more about staying safe around fire.

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Spanish Ojo de Dios

Take this traditional Mexican weaving to the next level and create a beautiful wall hanging to admire.
Ages 12-18.

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Creative & Connected

Our Ayurvedic body Type

Cassandra Perry is an accredited yoga instructor, and therapist in Reiki & Emmett technique. Participants will discover their own Ayurvedic body type and gain insight into how people relate to each other according to their type.

Thursday, 19 July 2018 - 5:45pm to 7:45pm
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All About Kids!

Newspaper Architects

Explore architecture and join our challenge to build an incredible geometric newspaper sculpture during Engineering Week.
All ages.

Wednesday, 8 August 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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eKnow How

3D Printing

Interested in 3D printing? Come along and learn the basics, and watch an object being printed.
 

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Heritage

Geelong Heritage Centre’s Newspaper collection

You will be introduced to the collection of historic newspapers held in the Geelong Heritage Centre and learn how to access and use these information resources.

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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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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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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Youth Programs

Art House

Socialise with friends, create amazing artwork and have fun. Remember, you don't have to be a great artist to create fantastic artwork! In partnership with The fOrT Youth Centre. No booking required. Ages 12+

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All About Kids!

Toddler Time

Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action packed Toddler Time program.
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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Holiday Fun For Kids

Green Screen Fun

Drop in and let us show you how to create impossible photos to share with family and friends using the library's Green Screen. No booking required. All ages.

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All About Kids!

Preschool Science Club

This fun-filled 4-week program combines everyday objects with scientific enquiry. This experience is designed for children to share with their parent/carer. Ages 3-5 years.
For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au.

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