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Leopold Library, situated within the Leopold Community Hub, is a welcoming and bright space providing zones for working, comfortable reading and activities. A dedicated technology makerspace provides opportunities to develop creativity, imagination and problem solving. The library is further enhanced by other facilities on offer at the Community Hub, which include free car-parking, a Child and Family Centre, youth area, multi-purpose community rooms and public open space.
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Join us for a very special family Christmas storytelling event that will transport you into the festive season. Hear extraordinary Christmas tales both funny and surprising brought to life with a little help from our audience!
Come and join this expert-facilitated Q & A and knowledge-sharing session with other smartphone users and learners.
3D Pens are a great way to sculpt quickly in 3D. We have some great project ideas to help you get the hang of them, including an Eiffel Tower in an hour.
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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
Celebrate the festive season with a Christmas-inspired craft workshop. All ages.
Learn how easy it is to use library resources to find your next book. Using the library catalogue, online databases and a few trusty 'go to' websites that staff frequently utilise, you will be spoilt for reading options.
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Explore the art of watercolour paints while creating an incredible rabbit painting worthy of any wall. Ages 8+
Come along and see the exciting equipment available to use at the Leopold Library Makerspace including 3D Printer, 3D Pens, Laser Cutter and Virtual Reality. Do you want to use it yourself? Why not get inducted too.
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.
Learn how to add creatures to backgrounds in Scratch Jr. and have them interact with each other. This interactive session is designed for a child and caregiver to complete together. Ages 5+
Craft yourself an original monster and then animate it using stop-motion techniques. Ages 8+
Ever wanted to know how to make a 3D hologram? We’ll explore the how holograms work and then turn your 3D image into one. Ages 12-18.
Let you imagination soar as you create, construct and decorate your very own kite in this hands-on workshop. Ages 8+
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.
Google Earth is a free program that allows you to view the Earth through high-resolution graphics and satellite images. A great tool for travellers or people searching for homes. Ages 13 +
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.
Explore some of Earth’s curious creatures and then recreate your own with simple craft materials. All ages.
Have fun creating your own kitschy miniature garden gnome from coloured polymer clay. Ages 12-18.
Use a Laser Cutter to produce an Australian icon to take home.
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Would you like to borrow books from the library and read them on your tablet? Bring along your own device and learn how to borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks from our CloudLibrary via the internet.
You might be surprised what you can learn to knit! Have a go at projects including flowers, bookmarks, headbands and more.
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
To celebrate Library Lovers' Day, come in for a creative green screen picture with a book you love.
Thursday, 14 February 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Play alongside or against a friend or meet someone new and join them in virtual reality. Ages 13 +
Thursday, 14 February 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Learn the basics functions of the Apple iPad and what it can be used for. If you have an Apple ID, bring the details along, but it is not necessary to participate.
Lack confidence with computers? Want to learn how they work in a safe, friendly environment? In this self-paced session we will cover the basics of how to use a computer.
Thursday, 28 February 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm