Waurn Ponds Library

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(03) 4201 0670
230 Pioneer Road
Grovedale VIC 3216

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All libraries are closed on public holidays.

Opening hours

In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, the Geelong Regional Library Corporation will temporarily close all library branches and mobile libraries.

Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 8pm
Wednesday: 9am - 8pm
Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 2pm - 5pm

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What's on - Waurn Ponds Library

All About Kids!

Preschool Story Time

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

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

DRONES

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Want to know more about drones? Come along and learn to code and fly our CoDrone tiny quadcopters. This program is suitable for beginners. Ages 12-18.

Monday, 6 April 2020 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
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All About Kids!

CHARMING CHIMES

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Create a wind chime using recycled materials that you can take home to enjoy the magical melodies. Ages 8+

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HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Pretty flowers, buzzing bees, pesky ants and much more will be found as we share stories about gardens in this fun story session. Ages 5+

Monday, 6 April 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

All About Kids!

FANTASTIC FROGS

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Hop along to this frog frenzy as we make paper craft frogs and 3D frog life cycles. Ages 5+

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Creative & Connected

Autumn Crafting with the Brother DesignNCut

*SOME EVENTS CANCELLED*

In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Be inspired by the colours of Autumn and create a whimsical Autumn-themed item using the Brother DesignNCut cutting machine. Learn how to use the cloud-based design platform, Canvas Workspace, to take your creation from digital file to 2D decoration.

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Creative & Connected

Meditative Music Performance - SonikSea

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

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.

Friday, 24 April 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

Creative & Connected

MAY MINDFULNESS

This is a 4 week mindfulness program open to all ages. Sessions take place sitting on a chair or on the floor. You may choose to come to all sessions, or only some. Week 1: Inner Engineering - the only way out is in.

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eKnow How

Introduction to Trove

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Trove is the National Library of Australia’s online repository of digital materials. Come along to this introductory workshop to learn how to search, find and get access to the millions of digitised books, images, maps, newspapers, sound recordings and more.

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All About Kids!

National Simultaneous Storytime

Join us as we celebrate Library and Information Week with this year's National Simultaneous Storytime. Come along for a special presentation of Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas, written and illustrated by Lucinda Gifford. All branches except Queenscliff, Barwon Heads, Chilwell & Western Heights.

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All About Kids!

Baby Time

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

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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Holiday Stuff for Youth

*CANCELLED* 35mm PHOTOGRAPHY

We regret that due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. You can find out more here.

Wednesday, 8 April 2020 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

All About Kids!

Toddler Time

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

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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All About Kids!

Mega LEGO® Club

Join other LEGO®fans, explore your creativity and see where your imagination can take you.No bookings required.Ages 5+

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All About Kids!

STEM WITH SPHERO

Sphero BOLT is an app-enabled robotic ball that provides endless opportunities to be creative and have fun. Join us for this 4-week program to complete assigned challenges with BOLT. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au Ages 8+

Thursday, 23 April 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Waurn Ponds Library

Youth Programs

CODING WITH SPHERO

Sphero BOLT is an app-enabled robotic ball that provides endless opportunities to be creative and have fun whilst learning to code. Join us for this 4-week course to complete coding tasks with BOLT. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au Ages 12+

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All About Kids!

Sing and Sign Time

Experience a visual language in this fun, interactive and inclusive session of stories, songs, rhymes and AUSLAN. All children are welcome. The session will be presented in spoken English and interpreted into AUSLAN.

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Waurn Ponds Library

All About Kids!

Little Explorers

Pack your bags for a special story journey around the world. Hear stories about children from other countries and cultures, and learn songs and words in different languages. Ages 3-6.

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