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E.g., 26 Jul 2016
All About Kids!

Tech Ninjas

Calling all inventors… Play beyond the screen with OSMO, create your own electronic circuits, develop animations, games and turn bananas into instruments with our Makey Makey kits. Ages 8+

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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Author Encounters Bomber: the Whole Story (cover)

Bomber: The Whole Story

Bomber: The Whole Story gives a rare insight into one of football’s most intriguing characters.

Meet Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson and hear him as he sets the record straight on a career that has had more than a few challenges and dramas in a candid, entertaining, opinionated evening with the enigmatic coach who changed the game of Australian Football.

Numbers are strictly limited.

Thursday, 28 July 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

Family Bedtime Stories

Join us to celebrate the Reading Hour with a special Family Bedtime Stories evening at Torquay Library. Bring your whole family, including favourite teddies and blankies, for fun and interactive bedtime stories and songs suitable for all ages. Everybody is welcome and you can even wear your PJs! No bookings required.

Thursday, 18 August 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Torquay Library

eKnow How

Learn iPad Intermediate

So you've learnt the basics and want to know more? This intermediate session will extend your iPad skills further. Bring along your own iPad or use one provided by the library.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

eKnow How

Discover your Ancestry & Heritage Centre Tour

For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources followed by a visit to the Heritage Centre Reading Room.

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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Zinio Digital Magazines

Want to read the latest selection of library magazines delivered straight to your device using Zinio? Bring your own device or borrow one of the library's iPads.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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 first hand.

Multiple Times
Waurn Ponds Library

eKnow How

Create an eBook

This session provides an opportunity for local amateur authors and poets to create a born-digital book and have it uploaded onto the library's Overdrive platform for inclusion in a local authors eBook collection. Bring your MS Word document of 10,000 words or less to learn how to create headings, tables of contents and a navigation structure for your eBook.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

Sensory Story Time

This sensory-rich story time is for all children, and especially children with sensory processing disorders. These sessions accommodate delayed motor skill development and include opportunities for children to interact, with less sitting and more action. Audio stimulation is limited and group size is small.

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Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Download an eBook

Would you like to borrow books from the library and read them on your tablet? Let us show you the variety of options we have available. By the end of this hands-on session you will have downloaded your first eBook.

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Multiple Locations

eKnow How

Internet and Email for Beginners

Do you know what a search engine or a web browser is and how to use them? This session will show you the basics of searching and how to recognise reputable internet sites. Learn how fill out digital forms and sign up for an email account using gmail so th

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Multiple Locations

eKnow How

Digital Storytelling using Adobe Voice

Learn to narrate a story using photos, text and icons. Bring your own iPad loaded with a few special photos or we'll supply what you need to learn this App.

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre