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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Held across three days from 16-18 November 2018 at the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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Our Spring 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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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+

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Corio Library

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Writing Cadets

Do you feel the urge to use words in interesting ways? Join our writing group at the Dome. Keep a journal, try out different writing techniques and share your writing with the group. Bring your own device or use ours.
No booking required. Ages 8+.

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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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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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One world, many stories

Connect, collaborate and celebrate our diversity during Social Inclusion Week with stories, songs and games for everyone. All ages

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Sing and Sign Time

Experience a visual language in this fun, interactive and inclusive session of stories, songs, rhymes and AUSLAN. All children are welcome. The session will be presented in spoken English and interpreted into AUSLAN.

Monday, 26 November 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:00pm
Waurn Ponds Library

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LEGO® MINDSTORMS®

Build, control and program a robot that walks, talks, and responds to your every command. Bookings for this course are essential as places are limited. To get the most from this program, participants are asked to attend all sessions. Ages 8+

For bookings contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

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Code Club: Python

Sign-up for Code Club and learn how to make your own computer games, animations and websites with Python. To get the most from this program participants need to attend all sessions. Bookings are essential for this course as places are strictly limited. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au. Ages 9-11

Participants at Ocean Grove and Torquay Libraries are required to bring their own laptop.

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Code Club: Scratch 2

Sign up for Code Club. Term 2 covers advanced Scratch where you will take a tour of the Scratch interface and create games and animations. Get the most from Code Club by attending all the sessions. Ages 9+.
For bookings contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

Participants at Ocean Grove and Torquay Libraries are required to bring their own laptop.

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 3:45pm to 4:45pm
Belmont 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 6-8.
For bookings contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

Monday, 5 November 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Newcomb Library

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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.

Thursday, 11 October 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Torquay 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 visit the following page grlc.vic.gov.au/learn/little-readers/events-little-readers

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Paper Plane Fridays

Test your ingenuity and creativity by creating the fastest, the most accurate, and the longest flying paper plane. No booking required. Ages 8+


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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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Let's Go LEGO® Club

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. For more details and bookings, please contact Bannockburn Library on 5281 2367. Ages 5-11.

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Bannockburn Library

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LEGO® WeDo

Build and construct LEGO® WeDo® models which can be programmed and brought to life with simple, drag-and-drop software. To get the most out of this 4 week course, participants are requested to attend all sessions. Bookings are essential as places are strictly limited. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au. Ages 7-11

Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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LEGO® Club

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

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Geelong West Library

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Remembering the End

Remembering the End - Peace celebrations and life after World War I in Geelong and the Barwon Region will be on display to the public at the Geelong Heritage Centre from Tuesday 13 November until February 2019, before touring to library branches across the region.

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Geelong Regional Library Corporation Annual Report 2017-2018

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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