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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What's on - Geelong West Library

eKnow How

Smartphone Chat

Come and join this expert-facilitated Q & A and knowledge-sharing session with other smartphone users and learners.

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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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All About Kids!

Michael Panckridge: fiction and fun!

Join local children’s author, Michael Panckridge, for an author talk to knock your socks off! He will have every child riveted with his enormous range of intriguing, humorous and highly entertaining stories. Join in his sports quiz where any child who manages to answer eight of his sporty questions may well win a free book. Michael will have his books available for purchase and for signing. Ages 8-12 years.

Monday, 14 January 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Geelong West Library

All About Kids!

Let's Get Seussical

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.

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Youth Programs

Oobleck Stress Balls

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.

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All About Kids!

Monster Blob Claymation

Craft yourself an original monster and then animate it using stop-motion techniques. Ages 8+

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Creative & Connected

Say It With Flowers - Library Lovers' Day

To celebrate Library Lovers' Day and Valentine’s Day, make a simple floral tribute for either theme. Library staff will demonstrate how to create a paper flower to give to your loved one.

Thursday, 14 February 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Geelong West Library

eKnow How

All about: travel on your tablet

Going on holiday and want to know where to find accomodation? 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 for your travels.

Thursday, 28 February 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Geelong West Library

All About Kids!

Summer Reading Club: Curious Creatures

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. 

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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 visit the following page grlc.vic.gov.au/learn/little-readers/events-little-readers

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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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LEGO Club

Join other LEGO® fans and see where your imagination can take you.
No booking required. Ages 8+

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Geelong West Library

Creative & Connected

Book Chat

Come along and chat about the books you have been reading, meet new people and hear their recommendations for a good read.
No booking required.

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Creative & Connected

Harp Music - Relax In The Library

Come to the library and you will be greeted by the gentle sounds of the harp while you browse for books and enjoy the library space. Local musician, Peter Roberts, will be playing his harp for all to experience and enjoy a comforting sense of peace and harmony.

Thursday, 21 February 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Geelong West Library