Newcomb Library

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

Library 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

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What's on - 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

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All About Kids!

Code Club

Sign up for Code Club, and learn how to
master Scratch to make your own computer
games, animations and websites. Bookings
for this weekly program are essential as places are strictly limited.
To get the most from this program,
participants need to attend all sessions.
For bookings, please contact:
cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

Ages 9-11 years.

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Special Events

Story Island - An Adventure in Pictures

Enjoy the magical world of children's book illustrations in Story Island, an interactive exhibition of works from Australia's favourite children's book illustrators and authors. Come on a journey of imagination to discover secret trapdoors, touch the skin of a dragon and hide away in a reading pod. Encourage your child's sense of discovery, play and exploration. Be inspired to find other wonderful children’s books to take home and share together.
Featuring a selection of beautiful illustrations reproduced from the Scholastic Dromkeen Children’s Literature Collection at the State Library of Victoria.
In partnership with the State Library of Victoria and Public Libraries Victoria Network. All Ages. Open during library hours.

Friday, 19 May 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Newcomb Library

All About Kids!

National Simultaneous Storytime

Join us as we celebrate Library
and Information Week with this
year’s National Simultaneous
Storytime. Come along for a special
presentation of The Cow Tripped
Over the Moon
written by Tony
Wilson and illustrated by Laura
Wood. All ages. No bookings required.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am
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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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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Fun with Felt

Make your very own colourful felt pencil case or mobile phone case. All materials are supplied. Ages 12+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Treehouse Escapades

13, 26, 39, 52, 65, 78… bring your favourite Treehouse storey to life in a diorama and create a treehouse in the library. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 8+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Look! A book!

Join us for a fun-filled session of stories, songs and craft with a bookish theme. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 5+

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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 Stuff for Youth

Movie Night

Join us for nibbles, pizzas and a movie.
This program is presented in partnership
with City of Greater Geelong, Youth
Development Unit. M rated movie.
Ages 12+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

OSMO Monster Creations

Help Mo, the OSMO Monster, bring your drawings to life and watch them become part of his magical, animated world. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 5+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Bookcraft Cards

Repurpose old books to create unique greeting cards and bookmarks. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 8+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Chillax with Zentangle

Can you draw a line? Then you can Zentangle. Zentangle art looks amazing and complicated, but is built up from simple line and pattern drawing. It’s also super fun and relaxing. Let us show you how. Ages 12+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Movie Mania

It's a fiesta of film fun these school holidays. Join us for a movie that is sure to entertain. Movies are G and PG rated. Ages 8+

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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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eKnow How

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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eKnow How

CyberSafe Yourself

During Privacy Awareness Week you are invited to come along and learn how to stay safe online by using some quick and easy tips, tools and resources. Understand how you can enjoy the internet while keeping your personal information private.

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Special Events

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea

Join us forAustralia's Biggest Morning Tea and help us to raise funds for the Cancer Council. Enjoy a cup of tea and a chat with library staff and others from your community. Gold coin donation.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Newcomb Library

eKnow How

Oculus Rift: Virtual Reality

Experience the latest in virtual reality
technology with the Oculus Rift headset.
Swim with seals or meet a T-rex in a
demonstration of 360o video. Hang out and
interact with other VR users in the social
app AltSpaceVR. Learn what the future of
virtual reality might have in store!
Ages 13+

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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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