Torquay Library

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

Library 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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Holiday Stuff for Youth

GIF Graphics

Feeling creative? Create your own GIFs using images and video. Experiment with a wide range of filters and become an instant GIF magician. Ages 12+

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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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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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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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Holiday Fun For Kids

Singing Stories

Join us for sing-a-long stories and create your very own rubber-band guitar. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 5+

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Wacky Word Games

Do you enjoy playing with words and making up silly stories? Get ready for an hour of crazy word fun as we play games such asConsequence, Telephone Pictionary, Exquisite CorpseandMad Libs! Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 8+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Newspaper Nails

Discover how to create incredible nail art using newspaper print. Ages 12+

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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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Stories with Elephant and Piggie

Enjoy the incredible tales of Elephant and Piggie written by Mo Willems and make your own Elephant and Piggiebook to take home. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 5+

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eKnow How

Green Screen Me!

Let us show you how to use the library's greenscreen kit to create impossible photos to share with family and friends!

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Calligraphy for Kids

Learn simple calligraphy techniques to make a special decorative wall hanging to take home. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 8+

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eKnow How

All about mindfulness & meditation on your Tablet

Using your tablet, and the library's resources, learn about different mindfulness and meditation resources available to you.

Thursday, 27 April 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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All About Kids!

Little Bang Discovery Club

Young children are scientists without even knowing it. This fun-filled 4-session program combines everyday objects and experiences with genuine scientific enquiry methods. This program has been designed for children to share with their parent/carer. Ages 3-5 years.

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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eKnow How

Learn iPad Basics

Find out why iPads are so popular and learn some secrets to help you get the most out of your device. Bring along your own iPad or use one provided by the library.

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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

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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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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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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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 and library staff can photocopy it for you to share. March – International cuisine, April – Birthday and celebration cakes, May – Gluten free cooking. Bookings not required.

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