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Special Events

Robotics @ your library

Come and meet our robots and learn how they operate, how they can be programmed and how robotics can make a positive difference in the world.

We will be using NAO robots - the humanoid robot most widely used for research and education.

Suitable for ages 8 plus.

Friday, 27 January 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Author Encounters

Meshel Laurie: Buddhism for Break-ups

Buddhist philosophy helped radio, television and comedy star Meshel Laurie survive many life crises. But when she found herself facing the end of her nineteen-year marriage, she couldn't find a Buddhist book about break-ups. So she wrote one.
Come and hear Meshel talk about her book and how her biggest challenge turned out to be a great opportunity for personal growth and happiness.

Monday, 27 February 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

3D Printing - Scanning

Learn how to scan images and create 3D-printed objects from your image.

Holiday Fun For Kids

Which Witch? The Wicked Witch!

Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble…make a
witchy potion, listen to our favourite witchy
stories and make your very own witchy
mask to take home. Ages 5+

Holiday Fun For Kids

Summer Reading Celebration

Celebrate a Summer of reading, dress up as your favourite character and enjoy
games, stories and activities with us.
Ages 5+

Holiday Stuff for Youth

Upcycled Story

Create your own unique story by
constructing a mash-up of recycled cells
from manga, comics, graphic novels and
other graphic texts. Ages 12+

Friday, 27 January 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Holiday Fun For Kids

Super Box Cars

Batman, Penelope Pit Stop, Dick Dastardly and Harry Potter all drive very special cars. Take the opportunity to create your own hero or villain-mobile! Test it out on a drive-through library tour, then watch a cartoon Drive-In movie style! Ages 5+

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Waurn Ponds Library

Holiday Fun For Kids

Stop Motion Animation

Take inspiration from your favourite heroes
and villains to create a unique aluminium
foil stop-motion movie. Ages 8+

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Holiday Fun For Kids

Super Bear Story Time

Power up our superhero Bear by reading
to him and earn credits for your Summer
Reading Club reading record. No booking
required. Ages 5+

Friday, 27 January 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Ocean Grove Library

Holiday Fun For Kids

Super School

Join our super school, survive our super
obstacle course, remove kryptonite, and
learn to use your X-Ray vision in our special
superhero games. Ages 5+

Friday, 20 January 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

Minecraft Mondays

Join forces with your fellow challengers to plan and design extraordinary Minecraft creations. Ages 8+

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

Sensory Story Time at The Dome

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.

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre