Ocean Grove Library

Phone: 
(03) 5255 4218
Fax: 
(03) 5256 2051
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!

Tinsel Tales

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!

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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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Animal Collage

Join us and create your own curious animals using collage techniques in this hands-on session. Ages 5+

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Creative & Connected

Meditative Music Performance - SonikSea

Come into the library and you will be greeted by the gentle sounds of SonikSea – an improvised collaboration between local musicians Joseph Stanaway and Demir Aliu. Combining the pantam with a variety of beautiful and unusual strings, flutes and voice, you will transported with this sensitive and atmospheric approach to music.

No booking required.

Tuesday, 8 January 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Soaring Kites

Let you imagination soar as you create, construct and decorate your very own kite in this hands-on workshop. Ages 8+

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Youth Programs

Insta Art

Help us make an Insta-worthy mural using watercolour and ink to create an amazing art wall installation. Ages 12-18.

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Coding with Scratch Jr.

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+

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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, 15 January 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
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Youth Programs

Wild Weaving

Create a wild woven wall hanging using the colours and textures of nature. Learn how to prepare a loom for weaving, and then practice weaving techniques and simple knot styles. Ages 12-18

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Monster Blob Claymation

Craft yourself an original monster and then animate it using stop-motion techniques. Ages 8+

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eKnow How

e-magazines for free!

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

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Creative & Connected

Uncovering Landscapes of the Ocean Grove and Barwon Heads regions

Join Deakin PhD student, Heather Threadgold, as she takes you on an historic journey rediscovering the layers of landscapes and histories from the Wadawurrung to the early colonial era of this fascinating region.

Friday, 22 February 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Ocean Grove Library

Youth Programs

Advanced MINDSTORMS®

Learn to design, build, program and control LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 to compete in our Robot Olympics. Get the most out of this program by attending all sessions. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au Ages 12+

Thursday, 18 October 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Ocean Grove Library

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Summer Reading Club: Curious Creatures

Register for the Summer Reading Club at any library to supercharge your reading this summer. Children of all ages can join this FREE program and collect fun incentive prizes along the way. Registrations open 1 December until 31 January.

Click here for more information about the Summer Reading Club, and to download your free activity booklet. 

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Book Chat

Come along and chat about the books you have been reading, meet new people and hear their recommendations for a good read.
No booking required.

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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 visit the following page grlc.vic.gov.au/learn/little-readers/events-little-readers

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Code Club: Scratch

Sign up for Code Club. Term 1 is all about Scratch, where you will take a tour of the Scratch interface and create games and animations. This program is suitable for beginners. Participants are requested to attend all sessions. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au Ages 9-11 years.

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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 3-week technology focused course. Ages 8+.

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