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Stereo Stories – a song, a place, a time

Free

Stereo Stories is a compelling combination of personal stories and popular songs, featuring writers and musicians on stage together. Musicians weave in and out of the narrative as writers read their stories about the songs. This performance will include stories set in Geelong, along with doses of jazz, soul, pop and rock.

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Building Better Brains - Inside Our Minds

Join renowned local psychologist Chris Mackey for a fascinating insight into neuroplasticity, brain development and the brain's ability to recover after damage. Explore ways your brain can benefit from good exercise, diet and sleep and hear strategies to enhance brain chemistry.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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Steve Silberman - NeuroTribes

Leave conventional thinking about autism at the door as you enter the world of NeuroTribes. In the ground-breaking book, author Steve Silberman explores the history of autism research and the growing movement of neurodiversity. Meet and hear Steve in conversation with psychologist Dr Nicole Carvill. Supported by the Ian Potter Foundation and presented in partnership with Melbourne Writers Festival.

Sunday, 4 September 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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Working with Words - Writing Careers Showcase

Do you love reading and writing? Do you want a career working with words? This special event, sponsored by the Writing and Literature program at Deakin University, will showcase three fabulous and diverse careers for budding wordsmiths. The panel comprises Brooke Maggs, writer in the growing industry of computer games, Libbie Chellew, short-story writer and script coordinator for Foxtel’s award-winning drama Wentworth, and Anyez Lindop from the world of book marketing and publicity. The panel will be facilitated by Maria Takolander.

Thursday, 29 September 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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The Intoxicating Truth - Young People and Alcohol

Elspeth Muir's recent book, Wastedis an exploration of the binge drinking culture in Australia and the impact on young people. A panel of expert commentators and researchers will join Elspeth to discuss this challenging topic in this special session for Mental Health Week. In partnership with Kempe Read the Play.

Thursday, 13 October 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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Stig Live @ The Library

Join Stig Wemyss, Australia's favourite children's narrator and performer for a highenergy show with plenty of laughter and fun. Learn about the benefits of audiobooks and how you can access them. Ages 8+

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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From Farm to Cup - The Coffee Cartel Story

Join Coffee Cartel's Nathan Johnstone to explore the journey of coffee from farm to cup. With tastings on offer from a variety of blends, this is an event not to be missed for serious coffee lovers and those who enjoy the occasional latte.

Wednesday, 9 November 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre