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Choose Geelong's most distinctive venue for your next event
Join other LEGO® fans as we celebrate Children's Week with the ultimate LEGO® challenge. What will you build? All Ages.
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Join us for a unique and tranquil concert at the Dome. Members of Geelong Symphony Orchestra will perform original lullabies, written by local families in collaboration with Scully's Singing Stories, as well as traditional lullabies from all around the world. The Geelong based Carnegie Hal Lullaby Project aims to support maternal health, strenghen the bond between parent and child and aid child development.
Thursday, 24 October 2019 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Cave, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
Come and meet Alison Lester! Alison has created more than 40 children's picture books including family favourites Magic Beach, Noni the Pony and Kissed by the Moon. Join us for a special story time for the launch of her new book The Painted Ponies. There'll be craft activities and local musical collaborator Michelle Scully will lead families on a magical musical journey through Alison's books. Attendees will have the chance to purchase books and have them signed by the author.
Saturday, 26 October 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Cave, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
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
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 Bannockburn Library on 5281 2367.
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
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+
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
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+
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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, 21 August 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Celebrate Children’s Book Week with us and enjoy a wonderful live performance by Meerkat Productions including audience interaction, original songs and fantastic puppetry. Bookings essential for all attending adults and children. 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 movement. Audio stimulation is limited and group size is small. Bookings recommended.
Sensory Story Time provides opportunities for children with additional needs to experience the magic of stories and develop a love of reading in a low stimulus environment with tactile story-telling formats. Group size is small so bookings are recommended.
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, 4 September 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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, 5 September 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Get lost in the magical world of Roald Dahl as we celebrate the worlds, characters and stories of this marvellous storyteller. All ages.
Get your sea legs on and join us for some rollicking stories, swashbuckling sea shanties and a treasure trove of craft and games. All ages
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.
Join us and create your own curious animals using collage techniques in this hands-on session. Ages 5+
Create a spooky lantern to scare away even the scariest of ghouls this Halloween. During this 3-week course, you will learn the basics of how to use the Canvas Workspace software and see how the Brother Design ‘n’ Cut works. We will build on your skills each week, so we recommended participants attend all sessions. Bookings essential. Ages 8+
Thursday, 17 October 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Halloween is here! Be prepared for ghoulish stories and spooky crafts - if you dare!All ages.
Thursday, 31 October 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Patrons are advised that Western Heights College Library will be closed on Thursday 5 September due to a Curriculum Day.
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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