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Library services first began in Belmont in 1885. Our current library was officially opened on 28 October 1982 by the Hon FN Wilkes MP, Minister for Local Government and his Worship the Mayor, Cr PF Ward JP. The building was renovated in 2010 making it a modern, pleasing and community-centric library environment. The renovated library was officially opened by the Hon Richard Wynne MP, Minister for Local Government. Belmont Library is a large and busy hub within easy reach of the High Street commercial precinct.
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Inspired by the women behind the charity Dress for Success, The Changing Room is an uplifting and heart-warming story of female empowerment, proving that there is more to fashion than just clothes. A story of hope and second chances and the power of female friendship, The Changing Room is contemporary women’s fiction at its best – with a social cause at the heart.
Wednesday, 1 April 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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
Learn how to earn $500 towards you or your children’s education with the Bethany’s Saver Plus program. Visit a pop-up information booth to find out if you are eligible for the program. Don't miss this opportunity to become more financially savvy while supporting your child’s education.
Learn about the resources available in our eCollections to help you find out more about your family's immigration journey.
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Make the most out of your library membership by using databases to support your child's learning and help with school projects. Come and learn about ScienceOnline, Encyclopedia Britannica and more.
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.
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.
Trove is the National Library of Australia’s online repository of digital materials. Come along to this introductory workshop to learn how to search, find and get access to the millions of digitised books, images, maps, newspapers, sound recordings and more.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Interested in discovering more about your family's history? This session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources.
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 screneing is part of National Reconcilation Week.
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
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.