Newcomb Library

Phone: 
(03) 5248 1802
Fax: 
(03) 5248 6861
Bellarine Hwy (cnr Wilsons Rd)
Newcomb VIC 3219

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All libraries are closed on public holidays.

Opening hours

Monday: 10am - 5:30pm
Tuesday: 10am - 5:30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 8pm
Thursday: 10am - 5:30pm
Friday: 10am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 12pm
Sunday: Closed

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What's on - Newcomb Library

eKnow How

Introduction to Kanopy

Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video platform for public libraries and universities that offers viewers a large collection of award-winning films and documentaries. Come and learn how it works. 

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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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Holiday Stuff for Youth

MOVIE NIGHT

Join us for pizza and a movie (M Rated movie). In partnership with the City of Greater Geelong, Youth Development Unit. Bookings essential as places are strictly limited. Contact Tania, City of Greater Geelong Youth Development Officer on 0400 555 273. Ages 12-18

Friday, 4 October 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Newcomb Library

Creative & Connected

MIGRANT WORKERS' WORKSHOP

If you're an international student, migrant worker, asylum seeker or refugee, this workshop will help you understand your legal rights as an employee in Australia. How much should you be paid in your job? What should you do if you are injured at work? Join us and learn about your basic rights at work in this session with the Migrant Workers' Centre. The Centre helps migrant workers understand their rights and be empowered to enforce them.

Wednesday, 28 August 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Newcomb Library

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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Creative & Connected

RESKILL, RETRAIN AND REBUILD CONFIDENCE FOR WORK

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

Wednesday, 4 September 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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All About Kids!

Roald Dahl Day

Get lost in the magical world of Roald Dahl as we celebrate the worlds, characters and stories of this marvellous storyteller. All ages.

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eKnow How

Introduction to Facebook

Want to learn the basics of Facebook? Come along and we will show you how to connect with friends, follow pages of interest or create your own page.

Monday, 23 September 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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Holiday Fun For Kids

Rumble in the Jungle

There's a rumble in the jungle, there's a whisper in the trees, the animals are waking up and rustling the leaves.Create your own African jungle diorama with hidden animals to explore.Ages 8+

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Holiday Fun For Kids

Animal Bookmarks

Find inspiration in your favourite animal and create a unique bookmark to help decorate your books. All ages.

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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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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Blossom Tree Art

Use paper quilling and watercolour techniques to create your own 3D blossom tree artwork. Ages 12-18.

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Holiday Fun For Kids

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Friends

The very hungry caterpillar and friends are roaming in the library. Join them for stories, songs and games, and then create your own Eric Carle inspired creature. All ages 5+

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All About Kids!

Movie Mania

It's a fiesta of film fun these holidays. Join us for a movie that is sure to entertain. Movies are G and PG rated and places are strictly limited. All ages.

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Creative & Connected

NEURAL KNITWORKS FOR SENIORS

Find out how to keep your brain sharp, engaged and healthy as we craft colourful neurons for our Neural Knitworks community art project. No knitting experience required, but feel free to BYO your own crochet hooks, knitting needles and/or grandchildren! This program was developed by the Neural Knitworks team, for full acknowledgements, see /www.scienceweek.net.au/neural-knitworks/Presented in partnership with the Geelong Seniors Festival.

Thursday, 3 October 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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3D DRAWING

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, or draw your own creation. Presented in partnership with the Geelong Seniors Festival.All ages welcome.

Monday, 7 October 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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Creative & Connected

MENTAL HEALTH AND YOUNG PEOPLE

Do you have a young person in your life struggling with mental health issues? Expert panellists will provide insights including signs of concern, how and where to seek help and how to get support while looking after a loved one. Presented in conjunction with headspace, BCYF Family Services, Barwon Health Carer’s Support, Bellarine Health Care and Pritchard Health.

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Computer Basics

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 on how to use a computer.

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eMagazines For Free!

Want to read the latest selection of library magazines free and delivered straight to your device using your library membership? Bring along your own device and learn how. With hundreds of eMagazines to choose from, there is sure to be at least one for you to enjoy!

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eKnow How

TECH TASTER AT NEWCOMB LIBRARY

From virtual reality to 3D drawing, green screens to 3D printing, come along and have a go and see how technology can work for you at this drop-in session. All ages.

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Newcomb Library

eKnow How

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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All About Kids!

JUNIOR BOTS

Learn to create simple step-by-step programs and develop basic coding skills with our Blue-Bot floor robots. This 4-week course is designed to progressively build on the skills developed each week and activities are designed for parents and carers to experience alongside their child. Participants are asked to attend all sessions. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au Ages 5+

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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All About Kids!

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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Youth Programs

Manga Club

Are you a fan of Anime and Manga? Come along to Manga Club to meet other otaku and draw, discuss and share all things manga. No booking Required. Ages 12+

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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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