Torquay Library

Phone: 
(03) 5261 3049
Fax: 
(03) 5261 7310
Surf City Plaza
Beach Road
Torquay VIC 3228

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All libraries are closed on public holidays.

Opening hours

Monday: 10am - 5:30pm
Tuesday: 10am - 5:30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5:30pm
Thursday: 10am - 8pm
Friday: 10am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 1pm
Sunday: 1:30pm - 4:00pm

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What's on - Torquay Library

All About Kids!

Code Club

Sign up for Code Club and learn how to make your own computer games, animations and websites. In term 4 we learn to program with Python, used by sites like YouTube and Dropbox. To get the most from this program participants need to attend all sessions. Bookings are essential for this course as places are strictly limited.  For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au. Ages 9-11 years.

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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

Imagine a Story

Let your imagination run wild at this magical story session and make a box creation to take home.Ages 5+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Lego Zoom

Use your skills to design, create and test a balloon powered LEGO™ car. Race against others in the ultimate balloon powered event! Ages 8+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Arduino Electronics

Learn to build simple electronics projects with Arduino in this beginner's hands-on workshop. All materials supplied. Ages 12+

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Creative & Connected

Tracey Newnham - In the Rainbow - Book Launch

Tracey Newnham is an artist, illustrator, author, art teacher and designer. When caring for her two young boys and partner throughout his cancer journey, she recognised the need for a resource to assist families experiencing such an overwhelming time.In the Rainbowencourages adults and children to speak up, reach out, love and support each other. This sincere story educates us all about the real emotions shared during illness and grief.

Thursday, 28 September 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Holiday Fun For Kids

From Maps to Mazes

Join us for this special hands-on workshop and make your own maze to take home. Ages 5+

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Creative & Connected

History Week - Torquay Neighbours: Past and Present

In the lead up to History Week (15 - 22 October) we invite you to come along and share your memories of Torquay and neighbouring suburbs. Bring along your photos and Torquay Museum Without Walls will be there to scan your photos ready to be used in an exhibition, "Torquay Neighbours: Past and Present" which will be held at Torquay Library and online. Your photos will contribute to the exhibition and you will be given scanned copies of your precious memories to keep.

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Radical Robots

Use your imagination and scrap materials to create your own Radical Robot. Ages 8+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Light-up Tardis

Construct your own mini Tardis with a blinking LED and then create a GIF of it spinning. Ages 12+

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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!

Missing Pinky - Children's Book Launch

Lucy’s beloved blanket Pinky, made by her grandma, has gone missing! She’s desperate to find Pinky, so she looks in all the usual places and then in some more unusual places. Where could her special blanket be? And who will help her find Pinky? Bring along your own blanket to the launch of this beautiful picture book written by local author, Juliet Williams, and illustrator, Luisa Gioffre-Suzuki.

Thursday, 2 November 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Torquay Library

eKnow How

Facebook Basics

Want to learn how to connect with friends, follow pages of interest or create your own page? Come along and we will show you how

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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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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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Creative & Connected

Recipe Club

A delicious new way to socialise with fellow food lovers as well as share recipes and cooking tips. Each month will focus on a different food topic. Please bring along a recipe to share.Bookings not required.

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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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The Mix

Mix it up with after-school activities including tech challenges, art, craft, games, LEGO and more. No booking required. Ages 8+

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