Waurn Ponds Library

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

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All libraries are closed on public holidays.

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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Special Events

Tristan Bancks: The Fall

From the award-winning author of Two Wolves, comes a fast-paced, action-packed mystery that will have readers on the edge of their seats. Don't miss this unique opportunity to hear Tristan discuss his latest work which is imbued with the themes of family, male connection, resilience and mortality in a tale which explores what it means to be a hero.
 

Wednesday, 7 June 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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eKnow How

3D Printing Workshop

Want to know what 3D printing is and how it works? In this introductory workshop you will learn more about 3D printing and get to see an object printed.

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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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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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Creative & Connected

Our Ayurvedic body Type

Cassandra Perry is an accredited yoga instructor, and therapist in Reiki & Emmett technique. Participants will discover their own Ayurvedic body type and gain insight into how people relate to each other according to their type.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

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 360 degree 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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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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Holiday Fun For Kids

Dreamtime Tales

Creation or Dreaming stories describe the travels of the spiritual ancestors and are integral to Aboriginal spirituality. Join us for a special story session as we share some of these great stories with you. Ages 5+

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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

A Viking we will go

Come along and create your very own 3D Viking Longship out of recycled cardboard and paper. Ages 8+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Celtic Knots

Learn to tie Celtic knots and make a beautiful tri-colour bracelet. Ages 12+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Global Drums

Drums are an important part of life and ceremony in many cultures. Make a drum and play along during this interactive session. Ages 5+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Dream Catchers

Join us for this special hands-on session and make your own dream catcher to take home. Ages 5+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Movie Mania

It's a fiesta of film fun these school holidays. Join us for a movie that is sure to entertain. Movies are G and PG rated. Ages 8+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

An Hour of Coding

Join us for an introduction to coding. This program is suitable for beginners only. Ages 8+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Mehndi Designs

Discover the world of Indian hand decorations known as mehndi and design and create your own hand decoration with body paint. Ages 12+

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Creative & Connected

Zentangle for Adults

In an introduction to the art trend of Zentangle participants will create their own detailed designs. While ‘doodling’ your patterns experience the ‘Zen’ part of Zentangle as you relax and create quick and interesting pieces of art.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Author Encounters

Brendan McAloon – Sharks Never Sleep

Brendan McAloon is a reformed journalist and television producer. He established Rip Curl’s Search TV series, co-produced Mick Fanning’s award-winning biopic surf film and was a television producer for professional surfing’s World Championship Tour. In his new book, Sharks Never Sleep, he shares the stories of scientists, conservationists and a host of eccentric characters. Settle in for some gripping first-hand shark encounters.

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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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!

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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