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Youth Programs

Mental Health Challenges Emerging From COVID-19 – Panel Discussion

This session is designed to support those aged 12-25, but all participants are welcome.

COVID-19 has meant living and learning in challenging circumstances for everyone. Join us as we talk all things youth mental health during this time. We have put together a panel of experts and lived experience specialists to answer your questions about looking after our own mental health and the health of those around you. You can watch or take part in this discussion, hosted by headspace National CEO Jason Trethowan, by entering your questions in the Q&A section.

This is a joint event brought to you by Geelong Regional Library Corporation and headspace Geelong. 

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Please complete a short anonymous survey prior to this event

This is a Libraries Change Lives event. 

Thursday, 4 June 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Virtual Event

eKnow How

*ONLINE EVENT* eMagazines on your device

Want to read magazines for free on your device? This session will show you how to access a huge range of different titles from the comfort of your own home with your Geelong Regional Libraries membership.

Please note, this is an ONLINE EVENT. Once you book in for a session, you will be sent a link to join the session.


Creative & Connected

*ONLINE EVENT* Chess Tournament

Do you play chess? Whether you are an expert chess player, or a beginner, you can join our online chess tournaments.

Both competitions are open to players of all ages however for our underage players a parent or guardian will need to complete a form that will be sent out via email once a booking is made. All details and conditions of play will also be included in the confirmation email.

The platform is web based so any device (PC, laptop, tablet, phone) can be used to play.

10am start time - Beginners

2pm start time - Intermediate/ Advanced

Please note - disregard the stated end times - the tournament does not have a set end time.

Multiple Times
Virtual Event

Creative & Connected

*ONLINE EVENT* Your Language @ Home

Are you missing the opportunity to have a conversation with others who speak your language?  We are hosting a series of online chats in various languages. Join us online through Zoom to connect and converse in languages other than English.

Please note this is an ONLINE EVENT.  Once you book in for a session, you will be sent a link to join the session.
Monday 25 May: Nepalese

Monday 1 June: AUSLAN

Monday 15 June: Italian

Monday 22 June: French (for the advanced speaker - must be fluent in French)

Multiple Times
Virtual Event

Creative & Connected

**ONLINE EVENT** Purl Jam Digital Yarn

Drop in on our Zoom session for a relaxing yarn with friends. Join forces with us to help KOGO- Knit One, Give One, the non-profit organisation supplying winter woollies to Victorians in need. All skill levels welcome.

Please note, this is an ONLINE EVENTOnce you book in for a session, you will be sent a link to join the session. 

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Creative & Connected

**ONLINE EVENT** Virtual Movie Chat

Join us via Zoom (video conferencing platform) and enjoy a conversation about movies you have been watching and hear recommendations from others.

Multiple Times
Virtual Event

eKnow How

*ONLINE EVENT* Saving photos to the cloud for free

Ever wanted to know what is in the Cloud and how to use it to save your photos? Come along and learn about using Cloud storage, such as DropBox and Google Drive.

Please note this is an ONLINE EVENT.  Once you book in for a session, you will be sent a link to join the session.

 

Tuesday, 9 June 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual Event

Creative & Connected

**ONLINE EVENT** Virtual Book Chat

Come along and enjoy a conversation about books you have been reading and hear recommendations from others.

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual Event

eKnow How

*ONLINE EVENT* Solve your password worries

Ever feel overwhelmed by the sheer amount of online passwords you need to remember? This session will introduce you to a variety of ways to securely save and store your passwords and leave all your password worries behind.

Please note: this is an ONLINE EVENT. Once you book into the session you will be sent a link for the session. 

Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual Event

eKnow How

*ONLINE EVENT* CV/Resume Writing

Want to get the inside scoop on how to take your resume to the next level? Learn some useful tips that will make your resume stand out.

Please note, this is an ONLINE EVENT. Once you book in for a session, you will be sent a link to join the session.

 

Wednesday, 17 June 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual Event

Creative & Connected

**ONLINE EVENT** Armchair Actors

 Join with other participants online to bring a play to life. This is your chance to be a star for a day! Take on a character to read aloud with fellow cast members. Sessions will be run through Zoom.

Instructions for Zoom and a copy of the play will be emailed to participants before the session starts.

Please note, this is an ONLINE EVENT. Once you book in for a session, you will be sent a link to join the session.

Friday, 19 June 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Virtual Event

eKnow How

*ONLINE EVENT* 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.

Please note this is an ONLINE EVENT.  Once you book in for a session, you will be sent a link to join the session.

Tuesday, 23 June 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual Event