All libraries are closed on public holidays.
A substantial upgrade almost doubled the available floor area in the Torquay Library, providing more space for seating and programs, shelf space for collections, plus an increase to 12 public use computers with internet access. The refurbished library was officially opened on 13 February 2013 by the Hon Jeanette Powell MP and the Surf Coast Mayor Libby Coker. Located in Beach Road, in the north west corner of Surf City, the entrance is located beside the Surf World Museum and Community Hall.
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Tammy is safe at home, but her heart is with her father at the warfront. While her mother knits socks for the soldiers, Tammy slips a message inside each pair. But will her one special message find her father, and bring him safely home? Based on a true exchange between Lance Corporal A. McDougall and a young girl, Message in a Sock is a gorgeous collage-style tale which pays respect to the ANZACs and their families.
Thursday, 8 November 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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 as we celebrate Halloween with spooky stories, ghoulish games and creepy crafts. All ages.
Join Surfcoast Honey's Tony McNamara as he returns for his second in a series of four talks on the world of bees. In this session Tony will delve deeper on our dependency on bees and their role in global agriculture. He will also discuss the global state of bee populations, why they are declining and how we can help sustain and grow their populations.
Thursday, 1 November 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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.
Monday, 8 October 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Connect, collaborate and celebrate our diversity during Social Inclusion Week with stories, songs and games for everyone. All ages
Sign-up for Code Club and learn how to make your own computer games, animations and websites with Python. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Ages 9-11
Participants at Ocean Grove and Torquay Libraries are required to bring their own laptop.
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
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
Come along and chat about the books you have been reading, meet new people and hear their recommendations for a good read. No booking required.
This fun-filled 4-week program combines everyday objects with scientific enquiry. This experience is designed for children to share with their parent/carer. Ages 3-5 years. For bookings, please contact email@example.com.