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All About Kids!

Sensory Story Time

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

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

Minecraft Club

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

Multiple Times
Corio Library

Holiday Fun For Kids

Coding for Beginners

Join us for an introduction to coding. This fun, easy activity is designed especially for beginners. Ages 8+.

Multiple Times
Lara Library

eKnow How

iPad Basics

Learn the basics functions of the Apple iPad and what it can be used for. If you have an Apple ID, bring the details along, but it is not necessary to participate.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Special Events

Hubcaps 2 Creative Hubs - Premiere Screening

Geelong Regional Libraries are pleased to host the premiere screening of Hubcaps 2 Creative Hubs: three short documentaries which explore three of Geelong’s unique industrial sites, as they are brought back to life in very special ways. Hubcaps 2 Creative Hubs is a film as well as a research project, developed by Deakin University and The University of Melbourne in partnership with Creative Geelong Inc. The films were produced thanks to the support of the people and businesses of Geelong and by community grants through a crowdfunding campaign in 2016.

Thursday, 1 March 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

All about Travel on your Tablet

Going on holiday and want to know where to find accommodation? How about maps for the trip or the latest flight information? Bring along your Apple or Android device and we will show you how to make the most of your device.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Author Encounters

Jacqui Lambie - Rebel with a Cause

Outspoken, unexpected and refreshingly honest, Rebel with a Cause is the candid memoir of former Senator Jacqui Lambie. During her time as a Senator, Jacqui's authentic and unscripted voice made her stand out as she campaigned tirelessly for the causes she felt passionately about. Listen to Jacqui discuss the story of her life in Parliament with humour, honesty and dignity.

Monday, 5 March 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Author Encounters

Meshel Laurie - Buddhism for the Unbelievably Busy

We are all so very busy these days. Self-confessed workaholic Meshel Laurie knows better than anyone what it is to feel overwhelmed. As a practising Buddhist she's discovered some principles to help temper her tendencies. Join Meshel as she shares her wit and wisdom on how to reclaim calm.

Tuesday, 6 March 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

Discover Your Ancestry

For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

eKnow How

Introduction to Internet and Email

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 to sign up for a Gmail account so you can send messages and attachments.

Wednesday, 7 March 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Corio Library

Creative & Connected

Fay Tran - Insights into Learning Difficulties for Children

Is your child having difficulty at school? Do you want to tap into the latest information on how to help your child achieve their goals? Expert Fay Tran will lead this informative and insightful session. Fay has over 30 year's experience working in learning support for children, and her books include Teaching Kids to Read.

Thursday, 8 March 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Drysdale Library

Special Events

Associate Professor Felice Jacka - Gut Microbiota and Mood

Following last year's lecture on preventing and treating mental disorders through diet, Professor Felice Jacka, Director of Deakin University's Food and Mood Centre, is returning to explain more about how diet, probiotics and gut microbiota can influence mental health, mood, behaviour and brain development based on emerging evidence and research. In partnership with GMHBA.

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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