Ocean Grove Library

Phone: 
(03) 4201 0655
Presidents Ave (cnr The Avenue)
Ocean Grove
VIC 3226

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All libraries are closed on public holidays.

Opening hours

Monday: 10am - 6pm
Tuesday: 10am - 8pm
Wednesday: 10am - 6pm
Thursday: 10am- 6pm
Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed

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All About Kids!

Hour of Coding

Join us for an introduction to coding. This program is suitable for beginners only. Age 8+ 

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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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Tech Club

Learn to create your own electronic circuits with Arduino and Little Bits and learn to use a Makey Makey in this 4-week technology focused course.For bookings please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au. 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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Holiday Stuff for Youth

Fun with Felt

Make your very own colourful felt pencil case or mobile phone case. All materials are supplied. Ages 12+

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CARDBOARD CONSTRUCTION

Boxes, boxes, boxes! What could you make? Use your imagination and transform old recycled boxes into new, amazing creations. All ages.

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MINI JUNIOR-BOTS

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+

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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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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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Creative & Connected

MEDITATIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCE – HANDPAN

Come and listen to the gentle sounds of local musician Joseph Stanaway as he plays this most extraordinary and surprising instrument and transports you with his sensitive and atmospheric approach to music. Image taken by Reg Ryan.

Friday, 31 January 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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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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eKnow How

eAudioBooks

Wouldn't it be nice to relax and listen to a good story? Come and find out all about eAudio books at your library so that you can listen to them wherever you might be. Please bring along your own device.

Wednesday, 5 February 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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LIBRARY LOVERS DAY

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

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Author Encounters

JOAN ATHERTON HOOPER - NOTHING TO CRY ABOUT: A MEMOIR

A candid memoir looking back over a tumultuous life, from becoming an orphan and ward of the state at two years of age after her father’s murder, to becoming an abandoned wife in Melbourne with young children wholater struggle with drug, alcohol and mental health issues. The personal struggles she experienced along the way are all testimony to author Joan Atherton Hooper’s resilience and courage.

Tuesday, 18 February 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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LEGO® MINDSTORMS

Learn to control a robot in these hands-on sessions. Get the most from LEGO® MINDSTORMS by attending all the sessions.

For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

Ages 8+

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Code Club: Python

Sign-up for Code Club and learn how to make your own computer games, animations and websites with Python. To get the most from this program participants need to attend all sessions. Bookings are essential for this course as places are strictly limited. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au. Ages 9-11

Participants at Ocean Grove and Torquay Libraries are required to bring their own laptop.

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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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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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Creative & Connected

Book Chat

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

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Christmas Capers

Celebrate the festive season with a Christmas-inspired craft workshop. All ages.

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Trivia Night

Scrub up on your general knowledge to battle it out in an evening of trivia fun and frivolity! All ages.

Tuesday, 14 January 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
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