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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.
Find out more about Baby, Toddler and Storytimes here.
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Join us for an introduction to coding. This program is suitable for beginners only. Age 8+
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
Have fun coding simple programs (for absolute beginners) with our super-cute Blue-Bot floor robots. Activities are designed for parents and carers to experience alongside their child. Ages 5+
Design and create your very own jigsaw puzzle! Then challenge your friends and family to puzzle it out. All ages.
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Get tips and tricks from patrons and staff who get creative in the Leopold Makerspace.Each month will feature a different project focusing on the 3D printer, laser cutter, 3Dpens or a combination of the tools available for public use.
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.
Both entertaining and confronting, Ron’s Confessionsis not just autobiographical. It consists of a set of essays on author Ron Hedgcock’s discoveries and speculations about Asperger Syndrome.At the age of 83 he talks candidly about his married life, describing experiences with family, children, friends, therapists and cats.Ron is a retired professional actor, with many years of experience on the public platform, and on radio, television and film.
Thursday, 30 January 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
In this beginners session you will learn how to use online software to create files that can be turned into intriciate objects using the Laser Cutter at Leopold's Makerspace. Age 16+
Monday, 30 December 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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.
Wednesday, 5 February 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Build your own video game with Bloxels! Become the writer, artist and developer with coloured blocks and a 13-bit layout. Create game rooms, characters and objects, and then watch your game world come to life in this 4-week course. For bookings, please contact email@example.com Ages 10+
Ron Hedgcock, local art historian and researcher, has assembled many brilliantly coloured slides of art works to deliver a series of academic lectures on Religious Art history, under the title of “2000 Years of Christian Art”.The series is not intended to promote any particular religious point of view.This is the first presentation in the series, providing an overview of sacred symbols and conventions.
Thursday, 13 February 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Roses are red, that's what they say. Celebrate stories on Library Lovers' Day! Join fellow Library Lovers for a book themed story session. All ages
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.
Friday, 10 January 2020 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Experience the latest in virtual reality technology. Enjoy a ride in a fighter jet, ride a rollercoaster or meet a T-rex in a 360-degree video.
Bust out your best dance moves at our silent disco! This is a drug, smoke and alcohol free event. Food and drink supplied. Bookings essential. Contact Aleisha, City of Greater Geelong Youth Development Officer on 0400 555 273. Ages 12-18.
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
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
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.
Come along and enjoy a conversation about the books you have been reading, hear recommendations and meet other readers. No bookings required.