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Youth Programs

Coding with Edison

The Edison robot is a powerful, engaging tool for learning computational thinking and computer programming in a hands-on way. With built-in sensors Edison can respond to light and sound, follow lines, avoid obstacles, and communicate with other Edison robots. Join us for this 4 week course to explore coding with Edison robots. In partnership with Golden Plains Shire, Youth Development Unit. Ages 12-18

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Bannockburn Library

Creative & Connected

Make it: Summer Beach Bags

Create fabulous upcycled beach bags for the summer, using fabric off cuts. Learn the valuable skills of recycling, repurposing fabric to create basic beach bags Learn how to use an overlocker and sewing machine

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Corio Library

eKnow How

Research Your Military Heritage

To coincide with the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, this workshop will help you delve into your family's military history and discover the service records of your ancestors. This session will conclude with a 30-minute visit to the library's Heritage Centre to showcase the unique family history resources held in our collection.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

Research Your Military Heritage

To coincide with the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, this workshop will help you delve into your family's military history and discover the service records of your ancestors. This session will conclude with a 30-minute visit to the library's Heritage Centre to showcase the unique family history resources held in our collection.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Creative & Connected

Tony McNamara - Our Co-dependancy with Bees

Bee populations are under threat all over the world from disease, overuse of insecticides and loss of habitat. Learn how you can stop the tide of extinction starting in your own backyard. Tony McNamara, from Surfcoast Honey, will deliver a talk on all things bees, why we need them and why they need us.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

eKnow How

VR - HTC VIVE

Want more of what virtual reality has to offer? Come and discover HTC VIVE and experience another way to journey through virtual reality.

Thursday, 15 November 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

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.

Monday, 8 October 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Torquay Library

eKnow How

Invitations with MS Publisher

Do you have a birthday or Christmas party coming up and need to create an invitation? Use MS Publisher and be creative.

Monday, 19 November 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

VOD - View On Demand

Discover the thrill of Catch-Up TV and subscription entertainment such as Netflix and Stan. Learn to unlock your favourite shows, record and get the most from your service.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Creative & Connected

Decoupage Vintage Christmas Baubles

Learn how to make and decorate vintage-style decoupage ornaments using recycled print materials, scraps of ribbon and lots of glitter.

Thursday, 22 November 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Ocean Grove Library

eKnow How

iPads/iPhones

Do you know someone who is vision impaired or do you have hearing difficulties? This session will help you understand how to enable magnification, dictation and speak screen features on your iPhone or iPad.

Thursday, 22 November 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Creative & Connected

Meditation and Creativity

Ken and Elizabeth Mellor have written and published many books and articles and each has a unique style that enriches their creativity as individuals and as co-authors. At this forum they will share their thoughts and experiences on becoming authors, and how they integrated their writing into their lives. In particular they will reflect on the impact of meditation on their creativity.

Thursday, 22 November 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

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