Belmont Library

Phone: 
(03) 5243 2655
Fax: 
(03) 5243 4485
163 High Street
Belmont VIC 3216

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All libraries are closed on public holidays.

Opening hours

Monday: 9am - 8pm
Tuesday: 9am - 8pm
Wednesday: 9am - 8pm
Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 8pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed

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What's on - Belmont Library

Special Events

TIM RICHARDS - COFFEE, MARZIPAN AND MELTDOWN

Author of Mind the Gap and other travel books, Tim Richards is an experienced travel writer with articles published in newspapers and magazines across the world and regular assignments for Lonely Planet. Join Tim for this unique travel talk where he recounts anecdotes from this amazing journey from Hamburg in Germany to Chernobyl in the Ukraine, via Denmark and Poland - including tales of a woman who leads a Hamburg Beatles tour by playing songs on a ukulele, and his experiences touring abandoned sites and sleeping overnight in Chernobyl, the site
of history’s worst nuclear disaster.

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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All About Kids!

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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Make and Learn

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
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Creative & Connected

TOWARDS ZERO WASTE: HOW TO MINIMISE HOUSEHOLD WASTE

Where do you start to reduce the waste in your daily life? Minimal waste mum, Alicia, will talk about how we can minimise waste, touching on topics including cleaning products, 'ladies' business', food and food storage, and minimising kids' stuff.

Saturday, 29 June 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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All About Kids!

BEING FIRE SAFE

Calling all junior firefighters and families! Join us for a visit from our local CFA to learn more about how to be a fire safe kid!

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Youth Programs

DIY TRAVEL JOURNALS

Turn your holiday into an everlasting memory by creating your own personalised travel journal. Learn binding techniques and use recycled materials to decorate your journal. Ages 12-18.

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All About Kids!

CLASH OF THE CONTINENTS

Explore the continents of the world as you create your very own papier mâché globe. Ages 8+

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All About Kids!

EXPLORE THE UNIVERSE

This active session will have you exploring the universe with craft, games and hands-on discovery. Ages 8+

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eKnow How

iPad Basics

Learn the basics functions of the Apple iPad and how it can be used. Bring along your own iPad or use one provided by the library.

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All About Kids!

FLIGHT CHALLENGE

Calling all budding engineers. Build a paper plane that can carry cargo and glide more than 3 metres using card and assorted craft materials. Are you up for the challenge? Ages 5+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

3D PAPER WEAVING

Are you up for a challenge? Then join us for an adventure in three dimensional paper weaving. This program will test your patience and your skills but the results are enviable. Ages 12-18.

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All About Kids!

SNAIL MAIL REVIVAL

Getting a postcard or letter in the mail is always fun. Design and create your own unique postcard to be sent to family or friends, near or far, in this hands-on workshop. Ages 5+

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Heritage

Immigration Records & Your Family Tree

Learn about the resources available in our eCollections to help you find out more about your family's immigration journey.

 

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eKnow How

Discover Your Ancestry

Interested in discovering more about your family's history? This session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources. 

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Author Encounters

REMEMBERING THE END EXHIBITION: JANET BUTLER

As part of the Remembering the End Exhibition, join Little River historian and author, Janet Butler, as she looks at events that happened in and around Lara at the end of the Great War. Janet will describe Sister Kit McNaughton’s journey home to Little River, after serving as a nurse in the Great War. Janet was inspired by the life of Sister McNaughton, and in 2013 published a book titled Kitty’s War.

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eKnow How

eBooks on Your Tablet

Would you like to borrow books from the library without leaving home and read them on your tablet? Let us show you how easy it is and the variety of options available.

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Heritage

Getting The Most From Ancestry Library Edition

Having trouble finding those elusive ancestors? Hitting some brick walls? Come along to this session to explore the features of Ancestry Library Edition, which may then help you with your genealogy searching.

Friday, 2 August 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Belmont Library

eKnow How

iPad Intermediate

So you've learnt the basics and want to know more? This intermediate session will extend your iPad skills further. Bring along your own iPad or use one provided by the library.

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eKnow How

eMagazines For Free!

Want to read the latest selection of library magazines free and delivered straight to your device using your library membership? Bring along your own device and learn how. With hundreds of eMagazines to choose from, there is sure to be at least one for you to enjoy!

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All About Kids!

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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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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