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16 May 2015 - 2:30pm
Join Paul as he discusses the story of his family, and his father's war, in Absent Without Leave.
Various locations and dates
14 May 2015 - 2:30pm to 29 May 2015 - 2:45pm
A storytelling event for adults. Join us for an entertaining afternoon of words, images and sounds of imagined fun and of course the pot will be hot for a spot of tea. Donations will assist the Cancer Council carry out vital research, prevention and support services.
12 May 2015 - 2:00pm
Ever wanted to create an online journal that shares your interests, opinions and ideas with other likeminded people?
City Hall Chambers
8 May 2015 - 8:00pm
This unique event gives you the opportunity to hear poetry and prose inspired by significant objects that reflect our region’s history. NO BOOKINGS REQUIRED.
Geelong Gallery
8 May 2015 - 6:00pm
Writers and poets of the highest calibre will premiere their written works inspired by the permanent collection of the Geelong Gallery.
Geelong Waterfront
8 May 2015 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
As part of Geelong After Dark we present 3 unique literary experiences: William Shakespeare's Sonnets, Art & Text and In the Light of the Night.
Cultural Precinct & Waterfront
8 May 2015 - 5:30pm
As part of Geelong After Dark, we present pop-up performances of the great bard's sonnets.
Bannockburn Library
8 May 2015 - 10:30am
Challenge the way you think about books and learn how you can make a book into a wonderful piece of art
Geelong West Town Hall
5 May 2015 - 6:30pm
John Marsden is an Australian writer, teacher and school principal. He has won every major literary award in Australia for young people's fiction, and the 2006 Lloyd O'Neil Award for contributions to Australian publishing.
Pic courtesy of Nick Cubbin
4 May 2015 - 6:30pm
Helen Trinca, winner of the 2014 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction, will talk about A Life of Madeleine St John in which she explores the troubled life of Australia’s first woman to be shortlisted for the Booker Prize.
Waurn Ponds Library
30 April 2015 - 6:30pm
Bannockburn Library
22 April 2015 - 4:00pm
Andrew Plant is an Australian author/illustrator who has illustrated over 50 books and written and illustrated 15.
Waurn Ponds
21 April 2015 - 6:30pm
In every generation there are individuals who create change. Australian Mary De Garis, a pioneering doctor in the early 20th century, is one of these individuals.
Ocean Grove Library
21 April 2015 - 6:30pm
Don Gerling is an ex-serving member of the military and an honorary Kosac.
21 April 2015 - 3:45pm
Learn to unleash the creative powers of LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 to create and command robots that walk, talk, think and do anything you can imagine. Bookings for this 9-week course are essential as places are strictly limited. Ages 8 plus.
Courthouse ARTS
20 April 2015 - 6:30pm
Prof. Jenny Hocking is Research Professor and Australian Research Council DORA Fellow in the National Centre for Australian Studies at Monash University.
Torquay Library
20 April 2015 - 2:30pm to 8 May 2015 - 2:30pm
Get a feel for what life was like during World War I by exploring some fascinating historic newspaper resources.
various locations and dates
16 April 2015 - 2:30pm to 7 May 2015 - 1:00pm
So you've progressed past the basics and want to know more? Bring your Android tablet and your questions to this roundtable Q&A session.
15 April 2015 - 6:30pm
Tony Windsor reflects on the three years of the Gillard 'hung parliament': its achievements, testing moments, the characters and his thinking behind the positions he took.
Waurn Ponds Library
15 April 2015 - 12:30pm
Internationally recognised researcher on gender in higher education, Kate White, explores new models to enable younger women and men to have successful science careers.