Newcomb Library

Phone: 
(03) 5248 1802
Fax: 
(03) 5248 6861
Bellarine Hwy cnr Wilsons Rd
Newcomb VIC 3219

Get directions

All libraries are closed on public holidays.

Opening hours

Monday: 10am - 5:30pm
Tuesday: 10am - 5:30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 8pm
Thursday: 10am - 5:30pm
Friday: 10am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 12pm
Sunday: Closed

Back to Locate

What's on - Newcomb Library

eKnow How

Tablet Q&A

Bring along your tablet and discuss apps, features and library services available through your device.

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Newcomb 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

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

eKnow How

Introduction to the Internet and Email

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 to sign up for a Gmail account so you can send messages and attachments.

Monday, 26 February 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Newcomb Library

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.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

eKnow How

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.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

eKnow How

eBooks on Your Tablet

Would you like to borrow books from the library and read them on your tablet? Bring along your own device and learn how to borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks from our CloudLibrary via the internet.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Creative & Connected

Don't Bet On It

An informal talk aimed those affected by gambling. With the increased access to betting, the proliferation of advertising and emergence of simulated gambling digital games, it is becoming more frequent for casual gamblers to become entrapped by the lure of quick money. Come and get the facts on gambling. Questions will be answered, and a financial counsellor will be available for those affected by gambling.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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,

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Holiday Fun For Kids

Paper Fashions

Create colourful costumes with recycled paper materials. Ages 8+

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Holiday Fun For Kids

Reimagine Yourself

Enjoy stories that will take your imagination to new and exciting places and then make a mask to take home in this special 'craftale' holiday session. Ages 5+

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Holiday Stuff for Youth

Movie Night

Join us for pizza and a movie.
In partnership with City of Greater Geelong, Youth Development Unit. M rated movie

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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+.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Holiday Fun For Kids

Pop Stick Puzzles

Transform ordinary pop sticks into a special jigsaw puzzle to take home. Ages 5+

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Holiday Stuff for Youth

Tissue Paper Art

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

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Author Encounters

Bernadette Fisers - The Little Book of Big Happiness

Meet the author of The Little Book of Big Weightloss, Bernadette Fisers, as she discusses her new book about happiness and reveals her simple, down-to-earth guide to tapping into your best resource: YOU. Bernadette will share her practical steps to a joyful life. From living in the moment and moving your body, to getting out into nature and embracing failure, these are real tips for real people that anyone can adopt.

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Newcomb Library

Creative & Connected

Put Your Best Foot Forward - Resume Writing Workshop

Job-hunting or changing jobs? Come along to one of these free workshops hosted by Proven Resume Results, who are an award-winning resume writing service. Learn how to create the perfect resume and cover letter, discover some essential interview and key selection criteria tips and much more.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

Code Club: Scratch 1

Sign up for Code Club. Term 1 is all about Scratch. Take a tour of the Scratch interface and create games and animations. This program is suitable for beginners and bookings are essential. To get the most from this program participants need to attend all sessions. Ages 9-11 years. For bookings, contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations