What's On at Geelong Regional Libraries - Winter 2019 Brochure Cover Featuring Yassmin Abdel-Magied
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Our Winter edition of the What's On brochure is out now!
 

Heritage Centre

 

Unlock the rich history of Geelong and surrounding regions online!

Victoria’s largest regional archive is now just a click away. Search the Geelong Heritage Centre collections online and uncover the many treasures that exist...

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Libraries Change Lives is a state-wide campaign which highlights the positive impacts that Victorian public libraries have on their communities

Kanopy Streaming Video
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The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available to members of Geelong Regional Libraries, providing access to 30,000 films for free.

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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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All About Kids!

Make and Learn

Participate in this four-week program that includes stop motion animation, Scratch 3.0, SpheroBolt and more. No bookings required. Age 8+

Wednesday, 7 August 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Belmont Library

All About Kids!

Writing Cadets

Join our 4-week writing course at the Dome. Try out different writing techniques and share your writing with the group. Bring your own device or use ours.
No booking required. Ages 8+

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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. No experience required. No booking required. Ages 8+

Wednesday, 28 August 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Torquay Library

All About Kids!

SEW WHAT!?

Ever wanted to learn to sew? Make a cuddly new friend to take home in this 3-week course. Choose your pattern, cut your fabric and sew it all together with our sewing machine! Bookings essential. Ages 8+

Thursday, 13 June 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Corio Library

All About Kids!

SENSORY STORYTIME

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 movement. Audio stimulation is limited and group size is small. Bookings recommended.

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All About Kids!

HOT AIR BALLOONS

Make your own hanging 3D hot air balloon in this crafty construction workshop. Ages 5+

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All About Kids!

WORLD TOUR SCAVENGER HUNT

Grab your passport and travel the world on this scavenger hunt around the library. Discover the continents of the world and find some of the many landmarks and animals that live there. Ages 8+

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All About Kids!

MANY LANDS, MANY STORIES

Join us for an imaginary journey around the world through magical stories, songs and games. Ages 5+

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All About Kids!

SPHERO CHALLENGE

Sphero wants to take you around the world in just 80 MINUTES! Get coding! The rules are esy but the journey will be challenging. How will your team fare? 

Ages 8+

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All About Kids!

BEING FIRE SAFE

Calling all junior firefighters and families! Join us for a visit from our local CFA to learn more about how to be a fire safe kid!

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All About Kids!

Mini LEGO WeDo

Build and construct Lego WeDo 2.0 models which can be programmed and brought to life with simple, drag-and-drop software. Ages 8+

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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

JAPANESE PAPER DOLLS

Join us as we create our own paper dolls inspired by traditional Japanese kokeshi dolls in this hands-on session for boys and girls. Ages 8+

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All About Kids!

SNAIL MAIL REVIVAL

Getting a postcard or letter in the mail is always fun. Design and create your own unique postcard to be sent to family or friends, near or far, in this hands-on workshop. Ages 5+

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All About Kids!

CLASH OF THE CONTINENTS

Explore the continents of the world as you create your very own papier mâché globe. Ages 8+

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All About Kids!

EXPLORE THE UNIVERSE

This active session will have you exploring the universe with craft, games and hands-on discovery. Ages 8+

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All About Kids!

Movie Mania

It's a fiesta of film fun these holidays. Join us for a movie that is sure to entertain. Movies are G and PG rated and places are strictly limited. All ages.

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All About Kids!

CONSTRUCT A LANDMARK

Build your own version of the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and other world-famous landmarks in this hands-on session. All ages.

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All About Kids!

FLIGHT CHALLENGE

Calling all budding engineers. Build a paper plane that can carry cargo and glide more than 3 metres using card and assorted craft materials. Are you up for the challenge? Ages 5+

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Multiple Locations

All About Kids!

TELLING TALES, SPINNING YARNS

Celebrate NAIDOC Week with us as we share in our Indigenous culture’s rich storytelling traditions. Create your own story, interact with games and take home a piece of the fun.

Tuesday, 9 July 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Corio Library

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Geelong Regional Libraries’ CEO awarded Queen’s Birthday honour

Patti Manolis has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) as announced by the Governor-General today.

The Dome

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Level 5 of the Dome features a flexible, multi-purpose event space with capacity to seat up to 300 people and high-end audiovisual technology make this the perfect venue for business events, receptions, dinners and weddings.

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