All libraries are closed on public holidays.
Chilwell Library was officially opened on 16 July 1958 by Cr Henry Jacobs, JP, Mayor. It was refurbished in 1993 and the refurbishment works were officially opened by Commissioner Hon. Glyn Jenkins JP and Mrs Alice James on 9 August 1993. It is a small, intimate and community-focussed library. We are situated between Sladen Park and the Maternal Health Centre very close to the vibrant Pakington street precinct.
Find out more about Baby, Toddler and Storytimes here.
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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
I wrote to the Zoo to send me a pet. They sent me an…Join us as we walk, talk and act like the animals featured in Rod Campbell's classic book,Dear Zoo.This interactive session will have you going wild with excitement and you will also get to take home your own piece of the jungle.Ages 5+
Meet Hunter, an ex-working dog of Vision Australia and his trainer, Phoebe. Learn about the highs and lows of life as a trainer. A fun and informative session for the whole family.
Thursday, 26 September 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Join us for a romping and stomping dinosaur adventure with stories, songs and craft. All ages 5+
Find out how to keep your brain sharp, engaged and healthy as we craft colourful neurons for our Neural Knitworks community art project. No knitting experience required, but feel free to BYO your own crochet hooks, knitting needles and/or grandchildren! This program was developed by the Neural Knitworks team, for full acknowledgements, see /www.scienceweek.net.au/neural-knitworks/Presented in partnership with the Geelong Seniors Festival.
Come along and enjoy some poetry readings by local author Rosemary Blake.
Thursday, 24 October 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Going on holiday and want to know where to find accommodation? How about maps for the trip or the latest flight information? Bring along your Apple or Android device and we will show you how to make the most of your device.
Come along and enjoy a conversation about the books you have been reading, hear recommendations and meet other readers. No bookings required.
Join the special children in your life for Story Time – a fun filled hour of song and stories. Grandparents, family friends, all welcome!
Thursday, 17 October 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am