Belmont Library

Phone: 
(03) 4201 0665
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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All About Kids!

Children's Week LEGO® Challenge

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
Belmont Library

eKnow How

Victorian Energy Compare

Victorian Energy Compare is the Victorian Government’s independent energy price comparison website. Learn how to find better electricity, gas and solar offers and claim the $50 Power Saving Bonus. Bring along your electricity bill and a pen. iPads will be provided.

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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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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. 

Thursday, 3 October 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Belmont Library

Heritage

COMPILING AND PUBLISHING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY

Come and learn from Marie Goldsworthy, a keen family historian, who will encourage you to research and publish your family history and share some valuable tips from her own experiences. Presented in partnership with the Geelong Seniors Festival. All ages welcome.

Please note change of date for this event, which will now be held on Friday 25 October.

Friday, 25 October 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Belmont Library

Creative & Connected

HALLOWEEN ON SCREEN: THE UNCANNY APPEAL OF HORROR MOVIES

Why are horror movies so popular? This lecture explores the arcane origins of horror cinema and speculates over the social and psychological reasons behind its appeal. Celebrate Halloween season by watching clips from some of the most famous (and infamous) horror movies of all time, and dissecting the power and meaning behind their images. Ages 18+

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JAPANESE ART WORKSHOP

Come along to this hands-on workshop for an introduction into the art of Japanese Calligraphy (Shodo) and flower pressing (Oshibana).Get a taste of these art forms and their relationship to the Japanese aesthetic tradition.Presented by Japanese expatriate Kazuko Horii-Watson.Participants should bring a smock or wear clothes that can get messy.

Saturday, 26 October 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Belmont Library

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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Creative & Connected

MENTAL HEALTH AND YOUNG PEOPLE

Do you have a young person in your life struggling with mental health issues? Expert panellists will provide insights including signs of concern, how and where to seek help and how to get support while looking after a loved one. Presented in conjunction with headspace, BCYF Family Services, Barwon Health Carer’s Support, Bellarine Health Care and Pritchard Health.

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eKnow How

Tablet & Smartphone Q & A

Bring along your smartphone or tablet and discuss apps, features and library services available through your device.

Wednesday, 6 November 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Belmont Library

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.

Thursday, 7 November 2019 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Belmont Library

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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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.

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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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All About Kids!

Preschool Science Club

This fun-filled 4-week program combines everyday objects and experiences with genuine scientific enquiry methods. The program has been designed for children to share with their parent/carer and participants are requested to attend all sessions. Ages 3-5 years. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au.

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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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All About Kids!

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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