Books Beyond Boundaries is a creative arts project now on show at the Dome until 22 December.
From Monday 26 November until Friday 14 December GRLC will waive library fines in exchange for donations of non-perishable food items.
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....
Our Summer edition of the What's On brochure is out now!
Geelong Regional Libraries is seeking community assistance to locate World War One Honour Boards across the region.
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Join us for a very special family Christmas storytelling event that will transport you into the festive season. Hear extraordinary Christmas tales both funny and surprising brought to life with a little help from our audience!
Learn how to scan objects to create a 3D-printed model of your own.
Come and join this expert-facilitated Q & A and knowledge-sharing session with other smartphone users and learners.
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.
The Vault, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
Battle it out with your favourite Xbox and Wii games as we get our game on. In partnership with The fOrT Youth Centre.
Thursday, 24 January 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
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
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.
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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
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
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.
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+.
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources
Want to read the latest magazines delivered straight to your device for free using your library membership? Bring along your own device and learn how. With hundreds of eMagazines to chose from, there is sure to be at least one for you to enjoy!
Celebrate the festive season with a Christmas-inspired craft workshop. All ages.
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.
Learn how easy it is to use library resources to find your next book. Using the library catalogue, online databases and a few trusty 'go to' websites that staff frequently utilise, you will be spoilt for reading options.
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Get ready for the summer heat by cutting your power bills and finding the best energy prices on the market. This workshop will guide you through reputable, non-profit energy comparison services and help you navigate thousands of plans to work out the cheapest offer for your household.
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
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.
Explore the art of watercolour paints while creating an incredible rabbit painting worthy of any wall. Ages 8+
Join us and create your own curious animals using collage techniques in this hands-on session. Ages 5+
Customers are advised of changes to regular library opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period.
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.
Geelong Regional Libraries