Remembering the End – Peace celebrations and life after World War I in Geelong and the Barwon Region
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An exhibition which recalls the peace celebrations and life following World War I in Geelong and Barwon Region will be on display at the Geelong Heritage Centre, before touring Geelong Regional Library branches....

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Our Summer edition of the What's On brochure is out now!
 

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Geelong Regional Libraries is seeking community assistance to locate World War One Honour Boards across the region.

 

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Smartphone Chat

Come and join this expert-facilitated Q & A and knowledge-sharing session with other smartphone users and learners.

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eKnow How

3D Printing - Scanning

Learn how to scan objects to create a 3D-printed model of your own.

Thursday, 24 January 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Corio Library

Holiday Stuff for Youth

All In Game On!

Battle it out with your favourite Xbox and Wii games as we get our game on. In partnership with The fOrT Youth Centre.
Ages 12+

Friday, 25 January 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Corio Library

Creative & Connected

Mindfulness and Meditation

Join Rosina Wilson – Instructor in Tai Chi and Yoga, and a teacher of Meditation as she discusses the benefits to life and health of mindfulness and meditation. Participate in a seated meditation session, followed by a Yoga Nidra meditation on the floor.

Thursday, 7 February 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

Heritage

Remembering the End: Curator's Talks

Join the curator of this fascinating display to learn more about how Geelong reacted to the announcement of the end of WW1 and the impact the Great War had on the communities in Geelong and the region immediately after it ended.

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The Vault, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Author Encounters Graeme Simsion - The Rosie Result

Graeme Simsion - The Rosie Result

Internationally bestselling author Graeme Simsion discusses his hilarious and thought-provoking conclusion to the popular Rosie Series – The Rosie Result. Beloved characters Don and Rosie are back in Melbourne after a decade in New York, and they’re about to face their most important challenge. Their son, Hudson, is struggling at school: he’s socially awkward and not fitting in. With a brilliant cast of characters, The Rosie Result is the triumphant final instalment of the internationally bestselling series that began with The Rosie Project.
 

Thursday, 14 February 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Drawing with 3D Pens

3D Pens are a great way to sculpt quickly in 3D. We have some great project ideas to help you get the hang of them, including an Eiffel Tower in an hour. 14 plus

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Leopold Library

Special Events Photo of Professor Tom Jobling and Dr Karl Najjar

The Benefits of Cancer Research

Join the Geelong Region Cancerians for a specialist panel discussion aimed at exploring the early detection, prevention and research of various types of cancer. Panelists will include Professor Tom Jobling OAM a Director of Gynaecologic Oncology at Monash Medical Centre and recipient of the Order of Australia Medal in 2017 for services to Ovarian Cancer Research; Dr Karl Najjar, a specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and awardee of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; cancer survivor Maureen O’Keeffe and panel moderator Roxie Bennett.

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Creative & Connected

Tuesday Sit & Sew Together

 Come along to our sewing makerspace on Tuesdays. Bring your project, or be inspired by others and start something new. Use the sewing machine or sew by hand. Relax and enjoy being part of a diverse group united by a love of sewing. No booking required.

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Corio Library

All About Kids!

Preschool Story Time

Help your child discover the magic of stories and develop a lifelong love of reading.
No booking required.
For a complete downloadable timetable of all our story times across all of our branches, please visit the following page grlc.vic.gov.au/learn/little-readers/events-little-readers

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Youth Programs

Tuesday Techies

Drop in on Tuesdays during Term 2 to tinker with our fun new technology, including the NAO robot, virtual reality, 3D printing and more!
No bookings required. Ages 12+.

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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Author Encounters Lynda La Plante - Widows' Revenge

Lynda La Plante - Widows’ Revenge

In Lynda La Plante’s ground-breaking thriller, Widows, Dolly Rawlins and her gangland widows managed the impossible: a heist their husbands had failed to pull off. In her newly released sequel Widows’ Revenge, though the characters may now be in the money, they're far from easy street. Join international best-selling author, screenwriter and actress Lynda La Plante as she visits Geelong to discuss her success with Widows which was recently made into a major release film directed by Hollywood heavyweight Steve McQueen and starring acclaimed Oscar winner Viola Davis.

Tickets are $45, and include a hard-cover copy of Widows’ Revenge.

Book HERE

Sunday, 17 February 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Youth Programs

Oobleck Stress Balls

Discover the magic of Oobleck. Is it a solid? Is it a liquid? It’s both! Once you have finished playing with this amazing substance let us show you how to make your very own stress ball. Ages 12-18.

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Soaring Kites

Let you imagination soar as you create, construct and decorate your very own kite in this hands-on workshop. Ages 8+

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All About Kids!

Monster Blob Claymation

Craft yourself an original monster and then animate it using stop-motion techniques. Ages 8+

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All About Kids!

Animal Collage

Join us and create your own curious animals using collage techniques in this hands-on session. Ages 5+

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All About Kids!

Animal Yoga Adventures

Bend, stretch and discover the poses of some curious yogi animals in this interactive story experience. This program is not delivered by qualified yoga teachers. Ages 5+

Monday, 21 January 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Torquay Library

All About Kids!

Paper Plate Creatures

Explore some of Earth’s curious creatures and then recreate your own with simple craft materials. All ages.

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All About Kids!

Let's Get Seussical

Oh the places you could go with a cat wearing a hat, a wocket, a who, and a thing or two. Explore the curious creatures of Dr Seuss in this silly Seussical session. All ages.

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eKnow How

VOD - View On Demand

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

Thursday, 17 January 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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Libraries Closed 28 January for Australia Day Public Holiday

All Geelong Regional Libraries branches will be closed on Monday 28 January for the Australia Day Public Holiday. We hope to see you at your local library soon!

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Geelong Regional Library Corporation Annual Report 2017-2018

The Geelong Regional Library Corporation's Annual Report 2017-2018 is available to view online or please visit one of our 16 library branches and two mobile libraries to view a hard copy of the report.

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