Leopold Library

Phone: 
(03) 4201 0675
Leopold Community Hub
31-39 Kensington Road
Leopold VIC 3224

 

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All libraries are closed on public holidays.

 

Opening hours

Monday: 9am - 6pm
Tuesday: 9am - 6pm
Wednesday: 9am - 6pm
Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 1pm
Sunday: Closed

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What's on - Leopold 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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Social Seniors

For over 60s, this three week series of workshops will teach real-life skills that will help you explore new interests, meet new people and stay connected. Book into this 3 week course now!

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Custom Jewellery

Learn how to design a custom piece of jewellery in 3D and explore the potential of your creativity in the Makerspace. Ages 14+

Thursday, 27 June 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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Holiday Stuff for Youth

3D PAPER WEAVING

Are you up for a challenge? Then join us for an adventure in three dimensional paper weaving. This program will test your patience and your skills but the results are enviable. Ages 12-18.

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All About Kids!

SNAIL MAIL REVIVAL

Getting a postcard or letter in the mail is always fun. Design and create your own unique postcard to be sent to family or friends, near or far, in this hands-on workshop. Ages 5+

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All About Kids!

BEING FIRE SAFE

Calling all junior firefighters and families! Join us for a visit from our local CFA to learn more about how to be a fire safe kid!

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Winter 3D Pen Challenge

3D pens are a great way to sculpt quickly in 3D. We have some great winter project ideas to help you get the hang of them, or draw your own creation. Ages 14+

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All About Kids!

SPHERO CHALLENGE

Sphero wants to take you around the world in just 80 MINUTES! Get coding! The rules are esy but the journey will be challenging. How will your team fare? 

Ages 8+

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All about photography on your tablet

Learn how to use apps in conjunction with your tablet's camera to make the most of what it has to offer.

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Holiday Stuff for Youth

BEADED KEYRINGS

Come along and learn some simple beading techniques to create your own cool keyring or bag tag. Ages 12-18.

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Dreamtime Tales

Discover tales of creation from Australia's first people as we share some of these wonderful stories with you. All ages.

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All About Kids!

JAPANESE PAPER DOLLS

Join us as we create our own paper dolls inspired by traditional Japanese kokeshi dolls in this hands-on session for boys and girls. Ages 8+

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HOT AIR BALLOONS

Make your own hanging 3D hot air balloon in this crafty construction workshop. Ages 5+

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Creative & Connected

FRIDAY FLICKS

Come along to see screenings of three classic films from the archives projected in the brand new Leopold Hub. Watch the film and then stay for a chat.

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Armchair Actors

Join with other participants to bring a play to life. This is your chance to be a star for a day. Scripts are provided: choose your character to read aloud with fellow cast members.

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Special Events

YOUR AGED CARE OPTIONS

Join Elder Rights Advocacy representative, Anthea Katsaros, for an overview of what to look out for when examining aged care options for yourself or a loved one.

Friday, 19 July 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Creative & Connected

JAPANESE ART WORKSHOP - PRIMARY CHILDREN

Come along to this hands-on workshop that will give you an introduction to the arts of Japanese Calligraphy (Shodo) and flower pressing (Oshibana). Get a taste of these art forms and their relationship to the Japanese aesthetic tradition. Presented by Japanese expatriate and Leopold local Kazuko Horii-Watson. Participants should bring a smock or wear clothes that can get messy.

Thursday, 25 July 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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Creative & Connected

JAPANESE ART WORKSHOP - SECONDARY & ADULTS

Come along to this hands-on workshop that will give you an introduction to the arts of Japanese Calligraphy (Shodo) and flower pressing (Oshibana). Get a taste of these art forms and their relationship to the Japanese aesthetic tradition. Presented by Japanese expatriate and Leopold local Kazuko Horii-Watson. Participants should bring a smock or wear clothes that can get messy.

Thursday, 25 July 2019 - 6:15pm to 7:45pm
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myGov Explored

Explore the benefits and optimise your use of myGov. In partnership with the Australian Department of Health and Human Services.

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View On Demand

Discover the thrill of Catch-Up TV and subscription entertainment such as Netflix, ABC iView and Kanopy. Learn to unlock your favourite shows and get the most from your service.

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All About Kids!

Tower Challenge

Calling all budding engineers! Celebrate Engineering Week and test your tower building skills in this hands-on session. Try to build the tallest tower with the materials supplied.
All ages.

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Creative & Connected

REMEMBERING THE END OF WW1

Join Pam Jennings from the Bellarine Historical Society to learn more about what happened following WW1 in the local area. Pam’s talk will focus on memorials, the post-war struggle of returned soldiers, Red Cross societies and peace celebrations in the area.

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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3D Printing Basics

Discover what 3D printing is and how it works. Design your own custom name tag and see an item 3D printed in this beginner's session.

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Construction Club

Join us for a 4-week adventure into the world of engineering. Challenge yourself as we recreate famous world landmarks, bridges and buildings. Who can build the highest tower? How much weight can your bridge hold? Ages 8+

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Author Encounters

LEE KOFMAN – IMPERFECT

In a captivating mix of memoir and cultural critique, Dr Lee Kofman casts a questioning eye on the myths surrounding our conception of physical perfection and what it’s like to live in a body that deviates from the norm. Dr Lee Kofman is a Russian-born Israeli-Australian author of five books, editor of two anthologies, writing teacher and mentor based in Melbourne.

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