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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What's on - Belmont Library

Holiday Fun For Kids

Hour of Coding

Join us for an introduction to coding. This program is suitable for beginners only. Age 8+ 

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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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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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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Fun with Felt

Make your very own colourful felt pencil case or mobile phone case. All materials are supplied. Ages 12+

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All About Kids!

CARDBOARD CONSTRUCTION

Boxes, boxes, boxes! What could you make? Use your imagination and transform old recycled boxes into new, amazing creations. All ages.

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eKnow How

eMagazines for summer reading

Relax this summer with a wide selection of free magazines available with your library membership, delivered straight to your device. Please bring along your own device.

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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

Draw And Cut With Canvas Workspace

Learn how to create 2D designs to be drawn or cut into fabric or paper using the Brother Design'n'Cut software: Canvas Workspace.

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eKnow How

All about mindfulness and meditation on your tablet

Bring your tablet to the library and learn about the different mindfulness and meditation resources available.

Wednesday, 5 February 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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Creative & Connected

CHINESE ASTROLOGY FOR 2020: METAL RAT

Salwa Abboud is a FengShui Master from The Ministry of Feng Shui& Four Pillars of Destiny. Participants will learn how to capitalise on their destiny for 2020. Please bring your chart with you if you attended the session in 2019.

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Heritage

DNA IN FOCUS – AND IN PLAIN ENGLISH

There are two main outcomes from a DNA test for family history purposes: ethnicity estimates and DNA matches. This presentation looks at both but with more emphasis on DNA matches and how you can solve your family history puzzles. It also examines the impact of doing a DNA test on you, your family and others. Presented by genealogist, historian and researcher Susie Zada.

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Belmont Library

eKnow How

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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Special Events

IAN ROGERS – GEELONG BOTANIC GARDENS

This spectacular book takes readers on a pictorial journey through time. See the evolution of Geelong’s world-famed Botanic Gardens from the original aspirational vision, to the modern green space overlooking Corio Bay today. Whether you are a green thumb, historian, proud citizen or simply interested in what used to be, this clever book will take you on a journey through time that will create lasting impressions.Written by Ian Rogers, retired employee of the City of Greater Geelong and former Director and long-time advocate of the Geelong Botanic Gardens.

Thursday, 20 February 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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eKnow How

Homework Help

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.

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All About Kids!

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!

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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Creative & Connected

DIARY WRITING WORKSHOP

Ever wanted to know more about how to keep a diary?Dr June Alexander is a non-fiction writer with special skills and interest in diary writing, mentoring and editing. She encourages every one of every age to keep a diary and write about their life – we all have a story to tell! Please note, a $10 registration fee ($5 Concession) applies for this workshop.

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Saturday, 8 February 2020 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Belmont Library