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Celebrating Cultural Diversity - Walking the Path of Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Free

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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Play Reading

If you normally nestle into an armchair to enjoy your current read here is an opportunity to break out of the everyday. Join with other participants to bring a play to life. This is your chance to be a star for a day! Pick the script and choose your character to read aloud with cast members.

Friday, 28 April 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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Make a special handmade card for Mother’s Day

Show your Mum how special she is to you by creating your own bespoke card. Library staff members (who are card making devotees) will assist you in this workshop to make your own card to take home. Perhaps you could bring your Mum along to share this session with her.

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Multiple Locations

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Upcycled Book Craft

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.

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

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Writing and Publishing Historical Fiction with Jura Reilly

Join local author Jura Reilly as she discusses writing an historical novel, the process of publishing, selling to a target audience and the role of Facebook in marketing. Jura’s latest release, Circle of Amberwill be available for purchase.

Thursday, 18 May 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

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Keeping Backyard Chooks

Always wanted to keep backyard chooks? Presenters from the Geelong and District Poultry Club will talk about buying, feeding and housing backyard chooks as well as how to keep them healthy and producing eggs.

Friday, 7 April 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Bannockburn Library

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Recipe Club

A delicious new way to socialise with fellow food lovers as well as share recipes and cooking tips. Each month will focus on a different food topic. Please bring along a recipe and library staff can photocopy it for you to share. March – International cuisine, April – Birthday and celebration cakes, May – Gluten free cooking. Bookings not required.

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