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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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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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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

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SHINY CRITTERS

*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.

Using a variety of materials and techniques participants will transform old CD and DVD discs into works of art. All ages


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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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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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CHARMING CHIMES

*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.

Create a wind chime using recycled materials that you can take home to enjoy the magical melodies. Ages 8+


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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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INCLUSIVE 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.

Inclusive Story Time provides opportunities for children to experience the magic of stories and develop a love of reading in a low stimulus environment, with limited audio stimulation and a small group size. Bookings are recommended.

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Dino-STEM Challenge

Journey into the Jurassic era using the powers of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Each week we will solve a challenge using our skills of problem-solving and detection. This 3-week course will have you walking with the dinosaurs and thinking like an archaeologist. Bookings essential. Ages 6+

Wednesday, 22 April 2020 - 3:45pm to 4:45pm
Drysdale Library

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Star Wars Day

May the 4th be with you. Join us at the library to celebrate Star Wars day. Come dressed up as your favourite Star Wars character, have your photo taken fighting with light sabers on the green screen and make some Star Wars-themed craft. All ages.

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DREAMTIME STORIES

Creation or dreaming stories describe the travels of the spiritual ancestors and are integral to Aboriginal spirituality. Join us for a special story session as we share some of these great stories with you. Ages 5+

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National Simultaneous Storytime

Join us as we celebrate Library and Information Week with this year's National Simultaneous Storytime. Come along for a special presentation of Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas, written and illustrated by Lucinda Gifford. All branches except Queenscliff, Barwon Heads, Chilwell & Western Heights.

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Baby 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.

Join us for a fun filled session of songs and rhymes for babies. Sessions run all year except for January.
No bookings required.
For a complete downloadable timetable of all our story times across all of our branches, please click here.

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Toddler 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.

Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action packed Toddler Time program.
No bookings 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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Let's Go LEGO® 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.

Make new friends and explore your creativity with LEGO® The program aims to meet the diverse needs of children and can be an effective way to engage children with autism. Parents and carers are required to stay with their children. Delivered in partnership with Golden Plains Shire.

Wednesday, 15 April 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Bannockburn Library

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The Mix

*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.

Mix it up with after-school activities including tech challenges, art, craft, games, LEGO and more.
No booking required. Ages 8+.

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Corio Library

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Junior-Bots

Learn to create simple step-by-step programs and develop basic coding skills with our Blue-Bot floor robots. This 4-week course is designed to progressively build on skills developed each week. Get the most from Junior-Bots by attending all the sessions.
Ages 5+
For bookings contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

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Little Explorers

Pack your bags for a special story journey around the world. Hear stories about children from other countries and cultures, and learn songs and words in different languages. Ages 3-6.

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Mega LEGO® Club

Join other LEGO®fans, explore your creativity and see where your imagination can take you.No bookings required.Ages 5+

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Waurn Ponds Library

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