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In response to the evolving impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), all Geelong Regional Library Corporation library branches and mobile libraries will be closed until further notice.

Holiday Stuff for Youth

*CANCELLED* All In Game On!

We regret that due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. You can find out more here.

Thursday, 9 April 2020 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Corio Library

Heritage

CURIOUS CORIO

Curious about Corio? Come along and learn about quirky and curious facts about Corio. Bring along your own stories to share over a cuppa and a biscuit.

Monday, 27 April 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Corio Library

Heritage Black and white image of family

IMMIGRATION RECORDS & YOUR FAMILY TREE

Learn about the resources available in our eCollections that can help you find out more about your family's immigration journey. 

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Belmont Library

Heritage

HERITAGE PUBS OF MEREDITH: PUB CRAWL

Join Meredith History Interest Group on a pub crawl taking in Meredith’s heritage pubs. Walking shoes and coat recommended, gold coin donation. Bookings required.

Sunday, 3 May 2020 - 1:15pm to 3:30pm
Meredith History Interest Group

eKnow How

Introduction to Kanopy

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video platform for public libraries and universities that offers viewers a large collection of award-winning films and documentaries. Come and learn how it works. 

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Lara Library

Holiday Stuff for Youth Woman holding 3D printed object

*CANCELLED* TECH-SAMPLER

We regret that due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. You can find out more here.

Wednesday, 8 April 2020 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Leopold Library

All About Kids!

Preschool Story Time

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

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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All About Kids!

PRESCHOOL SCIENCE CLUB

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

This fun-filled 4-week program combines everyday objects and experiences with genuine scientific enquiry methods. The program has been designed for children to share with their parent/carer
and participants are requested to attend all sessions. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au Ages 3-5.

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Creative & Connected

Bethany Saver Plus Program

Learn how to earn $500 towards you or your children’s education with the Bethany’s Saver Plus program.  Visit a pop-up information booth to find out if you are eligible for the program. Don't miss this opportunity to become more financially savvy while supporting your child’s education.

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All About Kids!

The Drama Games

Lights, camera, action! Join us for imaginative theatrical fun and take part in a range of drama games designed to maximise interaction and laughter. Please note this is a 4-week course. 

No experience required. No booking required. Ages 8+

Thursday, 23 April 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Corio Library

Heritage

OUR STORIES FOR THE FUTURE

Celebrate the Australian Heritage Festival by sharing your stories for the future to be immortalised on video. Share your love for Corio, an interesting story or fact, your own story, whether new or centuries old.

These are the stories that will tell people of the future where we came from, who we were and what we aspired to be. Come anytime during opening hours to share your thoughts with us.

Tuesday, 28 April 2020 - 10:00am to 5:30pm
Corio Library

Open Mind Lecture Series

*CANCELLED* PETER HARTCHER – QUARTERLY ESSAY: RED FLAG: WAKING UP TO CHINA’S CHALLENGE

We regret that due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. You can find out more here.


Special Events

*CANCELLED*: EXPLORE THE YOU YANGS AND SERENDIP SANCTUARY

We regret that due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. You can find out more here.

Thursday, 30 April 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Lara Library

All About Kids!

TINY SEEDS

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Tiny seeds grow into big things! Join us for a special story and craft session and make your very own cress head to take home. All ages

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All About Kids!

WASTE-RUMENTS

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Have fun with recycled and repurposed materials to make your very own musical instrument to take home. All ages


All About Kids!

JUNIOR BOTS HOLIDAY SPECIAL

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Have fun coding simple programs with our Blue-Bot floor robots. Activities are designed for parents and carers to experience alongside their child. Ages 5+

Wednesday, 8 April 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

RECYCLED BOX MONSTERS

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Get crafty and have fun as you construct your own adorable monster from cardboard and recycled materials. Ages 5+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

TRIVIA CHALLENGE

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Grab your mates or meet new friends at our Trivia Challenge. Fun and fast paced trivia with lots of movie, music and general knowledge questions to test your skills. Try your luck with our table challenges and work in teams to answer the questions. Spot prizes to be won. Ages 12-18.

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

DRONES

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Want to know more about drones? Come along and learn to code and fly our CoDrone tiny quadcopters. This program is suitable for beginners. Ages 12-18.

Monday, 6 April 2020 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Newcomb Library

All About Kids!

BEES AND BIRDS

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Turn your backyard into a haven for bees and birds and make your own bird feeder and bee hotel in this hands-on session. Ages 8+

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COVID-19 Update: Libraries closed until further notice

All Geelong Regional Library Corporation branches and mobile libraries will be closed until further notice.

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