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!
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
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.
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+
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+
Craft yourself an original monster and then animate it using stop-motion techniques. Ages 8+
Let you imagination soar as you create, construct and decorate your very own kite in this hands-on workshop. Ages 8+
Learn how to add creatures to backgrounds in Scratch Jr. and have them interact with each other. This interactive session is designed for a child and caregiver to complete together. Ages 5+
Enter the world of invertebrates, test your knowledge of these amazing creatures and design your own new species to take home. Ages 8+
He has terrible tusks and terrible claws. But didn’t you know; there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo! Or is there? Join us to play Gruffalo games, hear Gruffalo tales and make your own Gruffalo puppet to take home. Ages 5+
Our LEGO Mindstorms robots are ready and waiting for you to program them! Can you meet the challenge? Ages 8+
Thursday, 10 January 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
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.
Join local children’s author, Michael Panckridge, for an author talk to knock your socks off! He will have every child riveted with his enormous range of intriguing, humorous and highly entertaining stories. Join in his sports quiz where any child who manages to answer eight of his sporty questions may well win a free book. Michael will have his books available for purchase and for signing. Ages 8-12 years.
Monday, 14 January 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Geelong West Library
Explore some of Earth’s curious creatures and then recreate your own with simple craft materials. All ages.
Build and construct Lego WeDo 2.0 models which can be programmed and brought to life with simple, drag-and-drop software. Ages 8+
Friday, 25 January 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
2019 is Year of the Pig. Join us for a special family story session to celebrate Chinese New Year with stories, songs and craft. All ages.
Join us for a 4-week adventure into the world of engineering. Challenge yourself as we recreate famous world landmarks, bridges and buildings. Who can build the highest tower? How much weight can your bridge hold? Ages 8+
Wednesday, 6 February 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Dress up in your favourite house colours and join other Potterheads in this very special event which will explore all about Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. All ages.
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.
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