All libraries are closed on public holidays.
Councillor Cameron Granger (Deputy Mayor of CoGG) officially opened Lara Library on 31 March 2012, providing permanent, onsite library resources to the township previously serviced by our visiting Mobile Library.The Lara Library is conveniently located in a central community hub shared with Maternal Child Centre, Lara Kindergarten and Lara Community Centre. It adjoins Austin Park, which includes a skate park, children’s playground, toilets, amphitheatre and picnic/BBQ area. Access is easy thanks to ample parking on Walkers Road and proximity to the Lara Railway Station.
Find out more about Baby, Toddler and Storytimes here.
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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
Join us for an introduction to coding. This fun, easy activity is designed especially for beginners. Ages 8+.
This creative and fun session of crafting utilises old books and other recycled material to create original gifts.
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
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+.
Take inspiration from the Spanish artist Joan Miro and create a vibrant sculpture to take home. Ages 8+
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.
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+.
Learn a new way to create intriguing sculptures, get inventive and make a cute, quirky woollen creature to take home. Ages 8+.
Get messy with paint, printing and stamping using everyday objects to create your very own masterpiece to take home. Ages 5+
Create art-pieces worthy of an exhibition with a range of techniques using tissue paper. Ages 12+.
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.
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.
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.
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,
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
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!
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.
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.
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