These compelling sessions will examine the worldwide Humanitarian refugee crisis and give context to the Australian humanitarian program in recognition of Cultural Diversity Week. Be moved by stories of courage and resilience from two local young people. They will take you on the journey of life, a world of persecution and the joys and challenges of being settled in Australia. This event is supported by Diversitat’s Equip Program and funded by Department of Employment’s Empowering Youth initiative.
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Join us for an informal chat while we look at some of the exciting new additions to the library collection and how to find them using the library catalogue. Discover the latest books, movies, magazines and more.
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
Tracey Newnham is an artist, illustrator, author, art teacher and designer. When caring for her two young boys and partner throughout his cancer journey, she recognised the need for a resource to assist families experiencing such an overwhelming time.In the Rainbowencourages adults and children to speak up, reach out, love and support each other. This sincere story educates us all about the real emotions shared during illness and grief.
Thursday, 28 September 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
In the lead up to History Week (15 - 22 October) we invite you to come along and share your memories of Torquay and neighbouring suburbs. Bring along your photos and Torquay Museum Without Walls will be there to scan your photos ready to be used in an exhibition, "Torquay Neighbours: Past and Present" which will be held at Torquay Library and online. Your photos will contribute to the exhibition and you will be given scanned copies of your precious memories to keep.
Cassandra Perry is an accredited yoga instructor, and therapist in Reiki & Emmett technique. Participants will discover their own Ayurvedic body type and gain insight into how people relate to each other according to their type.
Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Folded book sculptures are a fun and beautiful way to re-use old books and give them another purpose. Come along to this hands-on session and learn the basics of book folding. Make a heart or learn how to fold your name or initials.
Breathe new life into old books. Create jewellery, cards, practical pieces, sculptural works and more using old books and other recycled materials. Creative and fun session of crafting and community.