Belmont Library

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(03) 4201 0665
163 High Street
Belmont VIC 3216

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All libraries are closed on public holidays.

Building works are underway around the main entrance, so access is via a temporary access door at the front of the building. 1 March - 31 March
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Opening hours

In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, the Geelong Regional Library Corporation will temporarily close all library branches and mobile libraries.

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

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IMMIGRATION RECORDS & YOUR FAMILY TREE

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

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All About Kids!

Preschool Story Time

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

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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TINY SEEDS

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Tiny seeds grow into big things! Join us for a special story and craft session and make your very own cress head to take home. All ages

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FANTASTIC FROGS

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Hop along to this frog frenzy as we make paper craft frogs and 3D frog life cycles. Ages 5+

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Wire Art

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Learn to bend, twist and sculpt wire to make something truly unique and create your own piece of whimsical art. Ages 12+

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BEES AND BIRDS

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Turn your backyard into a haven for bees and birds and make your own bird feeder and bee hotel in this hands-on session. Ages 8+

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eKnow How

eBooks on Your Tablet

*SOME EVENTS CANCELLED*

In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

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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eKnow How

An ANZAC In The Family: Tracing Your Military Ancestors

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Looking for an ancestor who served in the military? Learn about some of the fantastic resources you can use to discover relatives or explore this fascinating area of history.

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eKnow How

Computer Basics

Lack confidence with computers? Want to learn how they work in a safe, friendly environment? In this self-paced session we will cover the basics on how to use a computer.

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iPad Basics

Learn the basic 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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Creative & Connected

WEAVING WITH WOOL

Get cosy and creative with wool weaving! Come along and create a unique woven piece using wool, beads and natural items.

Thursday, 7 May 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Special Events

BRONNIE MASEFAU – DEVELOPING YOUR STYLE

Interior designer Bronnie Masefau is renowned for her residential designs and has over 25 years of experience in interior design. She is the author of five books, including her latest The Meaning of Home: A Place to Belong, in which she explores how the spaces we live in contribute to and craft our lives.

Saturday, 9 May 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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eKnow How

iPad Intermediate

*SOME EVENTS CANCELLED*

In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

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.

Wednesday, 13 May 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Author Encounters

STEF GEMMILL - 20 DAYS IN THE SLUSH PILE

Stef Gemmill is a children's author, her picture book A Home for Luna was published in 2019 and her next books In My Dreams and Toy Mountain due soon. Join Stef for an intimate talk on creative writing for children. She will discuss ideas, what motivates her, working with editors and illustrators; her writing practice and the path to publication. All readers, budding and established authors welcome.

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eKnow How

Discover Your Ancestry

*SOME EVENTS CANCELLED*

In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

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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All About Kids!

National Simultaneous Storytime

Join us as we celebrate Library and Information Week with this year's National Simultaneous Storytime. Come along for a special presentation of Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas, written and illustrated by Lucinda Gifford. All branches except Queenscliff, Barwon Heads, Chilwell & Western Heights.

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Creative & Connected

Autumn Crafting with the Brother DesignNCut

*SOME EVENTS CANCELLED*

In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Be inspired by the colours of Autumn and create a whimsical Autumn-themed item using the Brother DesignNCut cutting machine. Learn how to use the cloud-based design platform, Canvas Workspace, to take your creation from digital file to 2D decoration.

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Creative & Connected

KANOPY SCREENING – CONNECTION TO COUNTRY

A sacred site, known as Murujuga, is home to the largest and oldest collection of rock art in the world but is under threat from the mining industry. Connection To Country, an award-nominated documentary highlights the resilient push made by the Traditional Owners of Western Australia’s Pilbara region to protect the Burrup Peninsula.

This screening is part of National Reconciliation Week. 

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Baby Time

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

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

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

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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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 share with their parent/carer 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.

Wednesday, 6 May 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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