Corio Library

Phone: 
(03) 5275 2388
Fax: 
(03) 5275 8010
Cox Rd (cnr Moa St)
Norlane VIC 3214

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All libraries are closed on public holidays.

Opening hours

Monday: 10am - 8pm
Tuesday: 10am - 5:30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5:30pm
Thursday: 10am - 5:30pm
Friday: 10am - 8pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed

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What's on - Corio Library

Creative & Connected

Paint your Project

Come to this interactive session where Bradley from local business Games Workshop will talk to participants about the art of painting models and miniatures, sharing some tips and tricks before everyone spreads out and works on their own pieces in a warm, friendly and inclusive environment.

Saturday, 21 September 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Corio Library

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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eKnow How

3D printing: design a phone stand

Learn more advanced 3D design techiques and create a custom phone stand in this intermediate session.

Monday, 26 August 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Corio Library

Creative & Connected

MONDAY MOVIE NIGHT WITH KANOPY

Join us and experience Kanopy, a film streaming service available to all library users. Enjoy thought-provoking movies in a community setting. Please note film rating before booking, as rating will be enforced.

Monday, 26 August 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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All About Kids!

SENSORY STORYTIME

This sensory-rich story time is for all children. These sessions accommodate delayed motor skill development and include opportunities for children to interact, with less sitting and more movement. Audio stimulation is limited and group size is small. Bookings recommended.

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Creative & Connected

BABY'S FIRST BOOK

Have a new baby? Or are you expecting a new family member soon? Come along and sew your baby’s first book. Meet other mums, dads and carers, have a chat and create a memory to last forever. This program runs for three weeks and will work best if you attend every session. Babies and children always welcome! Bookings essential.

Monday, 2 September 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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All About Kids!

Sensory Story Time

Sensory Story Time provides opportunities for children with additional needs to experience the magic of stories and develop a love of reading in a low stimulus environment with tactile story-telling formats. Group size is small so bookings are recommended.

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Creative & Connected

BASIC SEWING CLASSES

Always wanted to learn how to sew on a sewing machine? Then come and take a beginner’s class at Corio Library. We will teach you to use the sewing machine and overlocker, which are available for public use. Attendees will produce a small item from start to finish during their two-hour class, which they will take home. Come and explore your creative side with our sewing makerspace. Bookings essential.

Wednesday, 4 September 2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Corio Library

All About Kids!

Dino-STEM Challenge

Journey into the Jurassic era using the powers of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Each week we will solve a challenge using our skills of problem-solving and detection. This 3-week course will have you walking with the dinosaurs and thinking like an archaeologist. Bookings essential. Ages 6+

Wednesday, 4 September 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Corio Library

All About Kids!

Sew What?!

Ever wanted to learn to sew? Make a cuddly new friend to take home in this 3-week course. Choose your pattern, cut your fabric and sew it all together with our sewing machine! Bookings essential. Ages 8+

Thursday, 5 September 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Corio Library

eKnow How

iPad Basics

Learn the basics 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

CRAFT FOR A CAUSE – COFFEE CADDIES

Reducing and repurposing is the aim of the day.Make a coffee caddy to carry your reusable coffee cups,using the sewing machine and overlocker. All materials supplied.

Friday, 6 September 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Corio Library

eKnow How

DESIGN'N'CUT: SUNCATCHERS

Celebrate spring by creating your own stained glass suncatcher using the Brother Design 'n' Cut. 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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All About Kids!

Roald Dahl Day

Get lost in the magical world of Roald Dahl as we celebrate the worlds, characters and stories of this marvellous storyteller. All ages.

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All About Kids!

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Get your sea legs on and join us for some rollicking stories, swashbuckling sea shanties and a treasure trove of craft and games. All ages

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eKnow How

ALL ABOUT MINDFULNESS & MEDITATION ON YOUR TABLET

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

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Shadow Puppets

What’s lurking in the shadows? Lions, tigers and bears… oh my! Make some shadow puppet animals and a stage where you can bring them to life. Ages 8+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Animal Bookmarks

Find inspiration in your favourite animal and create a unique bookmark to help decorate your books. All ages.

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

ASCII Art

Learn how to make some cool ASCII text art using the Python computer programming language. Suitable for beginner coders.Ages 12-18.

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Dear Zoo

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+

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Creative & Connected

Overlocker Overview

Learn about the basic functions of the overlocker as well as how to re-thread.

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Youth Programs

ALL IN! GAME ON!

Battle it out with your favourite Xbox and Wii games, and explore the world of virtual reality as we get together and get our game on! In partnership with the fOrT Youth Centre. Ages 12-18.

Thursday, 26 September 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Alpaca Pocket Pals

Come to the library and make a little felt alpaca pal to pop in your pocket. Ages 12-18.

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Holiday Fun For Kids

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Friends

The very hungry caterpillar and friends are roaming in the library. Join them for stories, songs and games, and then create your own Eric Carle inspired creature. All ages 5+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Silhouette Safari

Create a colourful piece of wildlife art using magazines and animal silhouettes in this fun hands-on workshop. Ages 8+

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