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Past events

30 October 2014 - 7:30pm
An evening of poetry and Halloween entertainment for adults.
23 October 2014 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Claire Saxby, one of the creators of Big Red Kangaroo, will discuss her latest book, Emu.
21 October 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Enjoy a rare opportunity to hear about our guest's experiences at the Royal Military College, Duntroon.
17 October 2014 - 2:30pm to 3:15pm
Join us for some entertainment with the Geelong Handbell Choir, including afternoon tea.
16 October 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Would you like to learn ideas to bring greater connection, communication and creativity into family life?
15 October 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Dr Munjed Al Muderis grew up in Iraq during Saddam Hussein’s reign, became a surgeon and now, 15 years later, Munjed is at the forefront of orthopaedic medicine as he transforms the lives of soldiers mutilated in the Iraq War.
13 October 2014 - 2:00pm
Help us celebrate the Seniors' Festival by joining us for this entertaining afternoon of story-telling. It will be a fun and relaxing afternoon of tales featuring quintessentially English stories, and of course the pot will be hot for a spot of afternoon tea.
13 October 2014 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Celebrate Senior's Week at the Ocean Grove Library by learning all about iPads.
11 October 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
As part of the of activities to commemorate the centenary of the Anzac Gallipoli landing, you are invited to take part in the movement to create 5000 poppies to decorate Federation Square on Anzac Day 2015.
10 October 2014 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Come and delve into the history of Bannockburn with local authors and family historians Dianne Hughes and Pam Jennings.
10 October 2014 - 10:00am to 11 October 2014 - 6:00pm
To celebrate Seniors' Month, we will be hosting a two-day pop-up festival featuring writing workshops, author talks and special presentations.
8 October 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Join us for a thought-provoking insight into depression by leading mental health researcher and current Alfred Deakin Chair of Psychiatry at Deakin University, Michael Berk.
8 October 2014 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Hear about Judith Oke's journey of discovery as she unravelled the wartime experiences of her relative and learn about the library resources which helped her to develop a picture of his WWI service in France.
7 October 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Join us in raising awareness of Be Kind to Animal Week by listening engaging and proactive Megan Kennedy, youth ambassador for Edgar's Mission.
7 October 2014 - 2:30pm
For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources.
6 October 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Hugh is one of Australia’s leading thinkers – a highly respected social researcher and author of fourteen books. Join Hugh as he discusses his latest book, The Art of Belonging, with broadcaster Derek Guille. BOOKED OUT
4 October 2014 - 2:00pm
Be part of an awareness-raising event to highlight the movement for women’s right to be free from violence.
2 October 2014 - 11:00am
Join hugely-popular children’s author, Graeme Base, as he discusses his latest book, The last King of Angkor Wat. Among the ruins of beautiful Angkor Wat, Tiger, Monkey, Water Buffalo and Gecko argue over who would make the greatest king. BOOKED OUT
26 September 2014 - 10:30am to 11:30am
One two three four five, once I caught a fish alive....
22 September 2014 - 9:15am
Keep boredom at bay with a range of exciting events and activities at the library during the school holidays.