All libraries are closed on public holidays.
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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Join us for a very special family Christmas storytelling event that will transport you into the festive season. Hear extraordinary Christmas tales both funny and surprising brought to life with a little help from our audience!
Come and join this expert-facilitated Q & A and knowledge-sharing session with other smartphone users and learners.
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
For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources
Want to read the latest magazines delivered straight to your device for free using your library membership? Bring along your own device and learn how. With hundreds of eMagazines to chose from, there is sure to be at least one for you to enjoy!
Learn the basics functions of the Apple iPad and what it can be used for. If you have an Apple ID, bring the details along, but it is not necessary to participate.
Learn about the resources available in our eCollections to help you find out more about your family's immigration journey.
Join us and create your own curious animals using collage techniques in this hands-on session. Ages 5+
Help us make an Insta-worthy mural using watercolour and ink to create an amazing art wall installation. Ages 12-18.
Let you imagination soar as you create, construct and decorate your very own kite in this hands-on workshop. Ages 8+
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.
Craft yourself an original monster and then animate it using stop-motion techniques. Ages 8+
Discover the magic of Oobleck. Is it a solid? Is it a liquid? It’s both! Once you have finished playing with this amazing substance let us show you how to make your very own stress ball. Ages 12-18.
Oh the places you could go with a cat wearing a hat, a wocket, a who, and a thing or two. Explore the curious creatures of Dr Seuss in this silly Seussical session. All ages.
This session will explore historical newspaper resources including British Newspaper Archive and TROVE.
Would you like to borrow books from the library and read them on your tablet? Bring along your own device and learn how to borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks from our CloudLibrary via the internet.
Salwa Abboud is a FengShui Master from The Ministry of Feng Shui & Four Pillars of Destiny. Learn how to make the most of Feng Shui through the application of tools and remedies and ﬁnd out how to capitalise on your destiny for 2019.
Register for the Summer Reading Club at any library to supercharge your reading this summer. Children of all ages can join this FREE program and collect fun incentive prizes along the way. Registrations open 1 December until 31 January.
Click here for more information about the Summer Reading Club, and to download your free activity booklet.
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 visit the following page grlc.vic.gov.au/learn/little-readers/events-little-readers