Newcomb Library

Phone: 
(03) 4201 0657
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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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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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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Summer Mix

Ready to mix it up! Join us for an afternoon of Green Screen photography, experience Virtual Reality, experiment with the 3D printer, play games on the big screen and create some art to take home. In partnership with City of Greater Geelong, Youth Development Unit. For bookings contact Tania 0400 555 273. Ages 12-18.

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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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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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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Virtual Reality – 3D Art

Create stunning 3D art in a Virtual Reality space. For years 14+

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3d Modelling

Come along and learn how to use basic modelling tools to create some interesting 3D objects.

Monday, 16 December 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Learn a Language with Mango

Ever wanted to learn a language? Let an app do it for you for with Mango Languages, our language-learning eResource that will deliver short, fun and convenient lessons to your device.

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Virtual Reality

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.

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iPad Basics

Learn the basic 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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DREAM CATCHERS

Join us for this special hands-on session and make your own dream catcher to take home. Ages 5+

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BEAUTIFUL BUTTONS

Get creative with colourful buttons to make your own hand-crafted greeting card or beautiful artwork to take home. Ages 8+

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GLORIOUS GARDENS

What will you find hidden in your garden? Join us for a magical session of stories and songs, and then create your own garden inspired craft to take home. All ages.

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Mouse and Keyboard Basics

New to the world of computers? Learn the basics of using a mouse and keyboard.

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Youth Programs

HARRY POTTER POLYMER CHARMS

Charmus Magnificus! Wear your love of Harry Potter with your own Hedwig charm, Nimbus 2000 necklace or a Deathly Hollows pendant made from polymer clay. Ages 12-18 years

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TREEHOUSE ESCAPADES

Are you a fan of the Treehouse series? Have you ever wished you could have your very own 13 Storey Treehouse? With a little imagination and creativity you can. Construct a diorama of your favourite Treehouse storey, or bring your own ideas to life.Ages 8+

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PAPER BAG PUPPETS

Take inspiration from your favourite story to create a unique puppet from a simple paper bag, and then bring it alive in your own puppet show. Ages 5+

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Creative & Connected

RESPONSIBLE PET OWNERSHIP WITH GAWS

Join us to find out more about this long established local charity, the services offered at the Moolap facility and how you can help the animals in care. Experienced GAWS Veterinarian, Dr Ruth, will be on hand to offer practical tips on responsible pet ownership as well as information about adoption. All ages welcome.

Thursday, 23 January 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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3D printing: design a phone stand

Learn more advanced 3D design techniques and create a custom phone stand in this intermediate session.

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Android Basics

Bring along your own device and get some tips on how to get the most out of your tablet.

Friday, 31 January 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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Code Club: Scratch 1

Sign up for Code Club. Take a tour of the Scratch interface and create games and animations. This program is suitable for beginners and bookings are essential. To get the most from this program participants need to attend all sessions. Ages 9-11 years.
For bookings, contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

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Harry Potter Book Night

Dress up in your favourite house colours and join other Potterheads in this very special event which will explore all about Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. All ages.

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Special Events

SHERLOCK HOLMES COMES TO GEELONG!

Sherlock Holmes has appeared in more plays, books and films than any other fictional character. Cenarth ‘Ken’ Fox knows a bit about Mr Holmes, having written three plays and five books about Sherlock and staged his ‘Sherlockian’ show over 200 times to adults and children. In this family friendly show you’ll meet Arthur Conan Doyle, Holmes, Watson and Moriarty, the schoolboy Sherlock Holmes and Lord Byron and witness the detective skills performed by Sherlock Holmes. Fox is narrator and storyteller and - as Sherlock - proves that ‘truth is indeed stranger than fiction’.

Saturday, 8 February 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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3D Drawing: Heart art for Valentines Day

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

Friday, 14 February 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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eSmart Cybersafety

Find out how to stay safe online. Develop your cybersafety knowledge, increase your awareness of online risks and the strategies to avoid those risks.

Friday, 28 February 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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