Waurn Ponds Library

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(03) 5244 0048
230 Pioneer Road
Grovedale VIC 3216

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All libraries are closed on public holidays.

Opening 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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What's on - Waurn Ponds 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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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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Holiday Fun For Kids

Radical Robots

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

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Tech-time for Teddies

If you go down to the library today where will your teddy play? Learn to use Book Creator and make your very own picture book of teddy's antics at the library. Ages 5+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Inkblot Art

Is it a bird? Is it a car? What can you imagine? Turn your inkblot into an amazing drawing with this clever simple technique. Ages 12+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Mythical Mix-up

Come along for this fun filled story session and create your own mixed-up mythical creature with its own unique sounds. Ages 5+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Paper Plane Trials

Do you know how to make an awesome paper plane? Test your skills in our Paper Plane Trials. Which plane will emerge superior in tests of design, accuracy, speed and distance? It could be yours.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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eKnow How

All about photos on your tablet

Want to share photos with family and firends? Or store them nline to free up space on your device? Bring along your tablet to learn about apps that can help you to make the most of your photos.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Waurn Ponds Library

Author Encounters

Dr Steven Sommer - Finding Hope When Facing Serious Disease

When he almost lost his life in 2012, holistic medical practitioner Dr. Steven Sommer became inspired and determined to share his experience and knowledge before his life was done. In Finding Hope he shares his patients' and his own personal journey, gathering examples and research from illnesses such as Cancer, Heart Disease, and Parkinson’s. Dr Sommer synthesizes the key principles for finding and maintaining hope for better health in the face of such serious challenges.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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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.

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Heritage

An ANZAC in the family: discovering your military ancestors

Looking for an ancestor who served in the military? Learn about some of the fantastic resources you can use to discover relatives or explore this fascinating area of history.

Monday, 6 November 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

Youth Programs

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+

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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eKnow How

What's new - eMagazines? RBdigital

eMagazines are changing their cover. Come along to find out about RBdigital, the new brand name and app for accessing eMagazines for free using your library membership.

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Author Encounters

Renee d'Offay - Time to Soar

Renee d'Offay was a 19 year old apprentice hairdresser when she contracted Meningococcal disease which caused her to lose her hearing. Renee will speak about her book in which she moves chronologically from losing her hearing, her recovery, living with deafness, receiving a cochlear implant and the challenges she has overcome.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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All About Kids!

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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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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All About Kids!

Coding with Scratch

Join us for a beginner's course in coding using Scratch. Take a tour of the Scratch interface, create games and animations in this exciting 9-week program. Places are strictly limited. To gain the most from this program, participants are asked to attend all sessions. For bookings please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au Ages 8+

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All About Kids!

Bedtime Tales

Bring along your favourite teddy, wear your pyjamas and enjoy some special bedtime stories with us. All ages.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Waurn Ponds Library