Lara Library

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

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All libraries are closed on public holidays.

Library 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

eKnow How

3D Printing Workshop

Want to know what 3D printing is and how it works? In this introductory workshop you will learn more about 3D printing and get to see an object printed.

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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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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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Creative & Connected

Book Chat

Come and chat about the books you have been reading, hear recommendations and meet new people. No booking required.

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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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Holiday Fun For Kids

Japanese Paper Dolls

Join us as we create our own paper dolls inspired by traditional Japanese Kokeshi dolls in this hands-on session for boys and girls. Ages 8+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Chinese Lanterns

It’s the Year of the Rooster. Come along and learn about the Chinese Zodiac and make a beautiful Chinese Paper Lantern to hang up at celebration days. Ages 5+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

An Hour of Coding

Join us for an introduction to coding. This program is suitable for beginners only. Ages 8+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Celtic Knots

Learn to tie Celtic knots and make a beautiful tri-colour bracelet. Ages 12+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Hei Tiki

Explore the history of hei tiki, a traditional Maori ornament worn around the neck, and use salt dough to create your own. Ages 8+

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Creative & Connected

Book Animals

Ever wanted your own pet hedgehog, cow, or mouse? Discover the art of book folding and make your own delightful creature to take home.

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Lara Library

Holiday Fun For Kids

Dream Catchers

Join us for this special hands-on session and make your own dream catcher to take home. Ages 5+

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Creative & Connected

Felt Bookmark Animals

Are you an avid reader? Come along to this fun session and make your own felt bookmark animal to take home.

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Lara Library

All About Kids!

Winter Stories

Snuggle up and join us for a cosy afternoon of stories about the wonder of Winter. Ages 5+

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Lara Library

Creative & Connected

Sugar and Salt Scrubs for the Soul

Make your own sugar or salt scrub to rejuvenate your hands and feet and refresh your soul. Take it home as a treat for yourself or as a gift for someone special. This session is best suited to adult participants.

Tuesday, 1 August 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Lara Library

Heritage

Discover your Ancestry

For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources

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All About Kids!

Tower Challenge

Celebrate Engineering Week with us. Test your engineering skills by building a weight-bearing tower that will save Ted from the Ted-eating crocodiles! Ages 8+

Tuesday, 8 August 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Lara Library

All About Kids!

The Reading Hour

The Reading Hour is one of the most celebrated annual reading initiatives in Australia, and supports individuals, families and communities to discover and rediscover the joy of reading. Join us for a special story session to celebrate the Reading Hour and enjoy the gift of reading with us.

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eKnow How

eBooks on Your Tablet

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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All About Kids!

Baby Time

Come along 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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