Remembering the End – Peace celebrations and life after World War I in Geelong and the Barwon Region
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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....

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Our Summer edition of the What's On brochure is out now!
 

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Geelong Regional Libraries is seeking community assistance to locate World War One Honour Boards across the region.

 

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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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Construction Club

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
Corio Library

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Hero Kids: Role-Playing Adventure

Join us for a for a 4-week escapade with an award-winning introductory table-top role-playing game for young adventurers. Hero kids is set in a fantasy world where grown-ups of Rivenshore Village are constantly getting themselves into trouble, and it's up to you to sort it out. Bookings are essential and participants are requested to attend all sessions. Ages 8+.

Thursday, 7 February 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Corio Library

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Sensory Story Time

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.

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Code Club: Scratch

Sign up for Code Club. Term 1 is all about Scratch, where you will take a tour of the Scratch interface and create games and animations. This program is suitable for beginners. Participants are requested to attend all sessions. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au Ages 9-11 years.

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LEGO MINDSTORMS

Learn to control a robot in these hands-on sessions. Get the most from LEGO® MINDSTORMS® by attending all the sessions. Ages 8+.
For bookings contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

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Coding with Edison

The Edison robot is a powerful, engaging tool for learning computational thinking and computer programming in a hands-on way. With built-in sensors Edison can respond to light and sound, follow lines, avoid obstacles, and communicate with other Edison robots. Join us for this 4 week course to explore coding with Edison robots. For bookings please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au. Ages 8+

Wednesday, 6 February 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Leopold Library

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Tech Club

Learn to create your own electronic circuits with Arduino and Little Bits and learn to use a Makey Makey in this 3-week technology focused course. Ages 8+.

Multiple Times
Ocean Grove Library

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Junior Coders

Learn coding skills in this introduction to programming with ScratchJr. Activities are fun and engaging, and are designed for parents and carers to experience alongside their child. Participants are requested to attend all sessions in this 4 week course. Booking includes attending adult. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au. Ages 5-8.

Friday, 8 February 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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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 6-8.
For bookings contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

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Preschool Science Club

This fun-filled 4-week program combines everyday objects with scientific enquiry. This experience is designed for children to share with their parent/carer. Ages 3-5 years.
For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au.

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Corio Library

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Toddler Time

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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Baby Time

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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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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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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LEGO Club

Join other LEGO® fans and see where your imagination can take you.
No booking required. Ages 8+

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Geelong West Library

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LEGO WeDo 2.0

Build and construct Lego WeDo 2.0 models which can be programmed and brought to life with simple, drag-and-drop software. Activities are designed for children to attend with parent/guardian, and participants are requested to attend all sessions in this 4-week course. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au. Ages 7-11.

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Chilwell Library exterior News

Chilwell Library to close for refurbishments

Patrons are advised that Chilwell Library will be closed for refurbishments from Monday 18 March, and will reopen to the public on Thursday 4 April.

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