Waurn Ponds Library

Phone: 
(03) 5244 0048
230 Pioneer Road
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Library hours

Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 8pm
Wednesday: 9am - 8pm
Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 2pm - 5pm

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Author Encounters

Fiona Lowe - Daughter of Mine

Set in Victoria’s Western District, bestselling novelist Fiona Lowe’s new release, Daughter of Mine is a multigenerational exploration of the impact of family secrets and lies over the generations. Join Fiona as she discusses the sometimes rocky relationships between mothers, daughters and sisters.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Film Shortz

Take inspiration from the words of Lewis Carroll and create a short film that pays tribute to The Jabberwocky. 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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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

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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Holiday Fun For Kids

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

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

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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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

Shadow Puppet Tales

Shadow Puppetry is an ancient form of storytelling. Make your own puppets and explore stories about pigs and wolves in this interactive session. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 5+

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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

Book Binding

Make your own mini book or zine using a range of simple book-binding techniques. Please ensure an accompanying adult is present during children's library events. Ages 8+

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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 360p 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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Creative & Connected

8 Steps to a More Organised Home

MaryAnne Bennie, author of From Stuffed to Sorted,will show you how to organise your whole house in a series of eight-minute blitzes. Bust your excuses and find the motivation to start; develop techniques to set yourself up for success and focus on one area of your house at a time. From kick-starting your kitchen to boosting your bedroom, make the finishing touches to create the home you have always wanted.

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eKnow How

All about social media on your tablet

Learn all about Facebook and other social media apps for your device. Discover the many features and security functions to help protect your online identity.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Waurn Ponds Library

Creative & Connected

Upcycled Book Craft

Breathe new life into old books. Create jewellery, cards, practical pieces, sculptural works and more using old books and other recycled materials. Creative and fun session of crafting and community.

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

Creative & Connected

Writing and Publishing Historical Fiction with Jura Reilly

Join local author Jura Reilly as she discusses writing an historical novel, the process of publishing, selling to a target audience and the role of Facebook in marketing. Jura’s latest release, Circle of Amberwill be available for purchase.

Thursday, 18 May 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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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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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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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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