Geelong West Library

Phone: 
(03) 5229 1939
Fax: 
(03) 5221 3728
153A Pakington St
Geelong West VIC 3218

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All libraries are closed on public holidays.

Opening hours

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

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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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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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All About Kids!

RAINBOW LIGHT CATCHERS

Take inspiration from traditional stained glass windows to make your own multi-coloured light catcher. Ages 8+

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MONSTER MADNESS

Enjoy the antics of mischievous monsters in our favourite monster stories, and then use your imagination to create your very own monster from recycled materials. All ages.

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Youth Programs

LYRICAL WHORLS

Everyone’s fingerprints are unique. Use your unique fingerprint to create a typographic self-portrait and see yourself in a whole new way. Ages 12-18.

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THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT

Today is the Day the Crayons Quit and seek adventure. Join us for a special session of stories and dazzling craft. Ages 5+

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Author Encounters

LOU HARVEY-ZAHRA – CREATIVE DISCIPLINE FOR HAPPY TODDLERS AND CHILDREN

International parenting author Lou Harvey-Zahra presents practical ideas to transform tears and tantrums into smiles. Hear expert tips on establishing family values for positive behaviour and increased harmony in the home. Lou is the author of the best-selling Happy Child, Happy Home and Creative Discipline, Connected Family.

Sessions for parents of children aged 0 - 6 years: 

Tuesday 7 May
Belmont 2:00-3:00pm
Lara 6:30-7:30pm
Wednesday 8 May
Newcomb 4:00-5:00pm
Waurn Ponds 6:30-7:30pm
Thursday 9 May
Corio 11:00am-12noon
Geelong West 2:00-3:00pm

Sessions for parents of children aged 7 - 12 years:

Wednesday 8 May
Leopold 9:30-10:30am
Thursday 9 May
Torquay 6:30-7:30pm

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National Simultaneous Storytime

Join us as we celebrate Library and Information Week with this year's National Simultaneous Storytime. Come along for a special presentation of Alpacas With Maracas, written and illustrated by Matt Cosgrove. All branches (except Barwon Heads, Chilwell & Western  Heights). 

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eKnow How

Online Selling

Do you have items at home that are too good to throw out but you no longer want to keep? Have you considered online selling? Come along and we will show you how and share some of the pitfalls to avoid.

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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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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

Book Chat

Come along and enjoy a conversation about the books you have been reading, hear recommendations and meet other readers. No bookings required.

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Creative & Connected

AUSTRALIA's BIGGEST MORNING TEA

Bring your friends, colleagues or community together over some tea and treats, and help to raise vital funds for people affected by cancer. In association with the Cancer Council. Gold coin donation. No bookings required

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