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eKnow How

Homework Help

Make the most out of your library membership by using databases to support your child's learning and help with school projects. Come and learn about ScienceOnline, Encyclopedia Britannica and more.

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Author Encounters

CLAIRE G. COLEMAN – THE OLD LIE

A thrilling and ambitious new novel from the author of the bestselling and prize-winning Terra Nullius.Shane Daniels and Romany Zetz have been drawn into a war that is not their own. Lives will be destroyed, families will be torn apart. Trust will be broken. When the war is over, some will return to a changed world. Will they discover that glory is a lie? Claire G. Coleman's new novel takes us to a familiar world to ask what we have learned from the past. Image credit: Jen Dainer Industrial Arc

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Great Apps for Your Device

Take advantage of some of the fantastic apps available on your smartphone or tablet. Bring your own device and learn how to read eBooks and eMagazines, listen to music and more.

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Multiple Locations

Creative & Connected

TaLKING DADS: THE DAD MINDSET SHOW

Rich Bolus (creator of "The Dad Mindset" podcasts), together with Andy McNeilly (parent, author, teacher and educator) will host a panel of local dads to talk about the struggles and successes of being a father.

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

Heritage

EXPLORING SURF COAST’S HISTORY

Heritage Centre staff will be exploring Surf Coast history through interesting maps, photographs and other resources held in the Geelong Heritage Centre.

Thursday, 27 February 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Torquay Library

eKnow How

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
Newcomb Library

Creative & Connected

TEA TALKS WITH TRACEY

Tea is a central component of many cultures and despite differences in the variety of tea and its preparation, it is a global symbol for hospitality, friendship and welcome. Join Tracey for a little taste of the diverse and fascinating world of tea - to show just how far this little plant has travelled and how it has come to mean so much to so many.

Saturday, 29 February 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Drysdale Library

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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eKnow How

Makerspace Mondays

Would you like to be 3D scanned? Want to experience virtual reality? Come along and learn about these amazing technologies.
No bookings required.

Please note this session does not run on Monday 10 June as it is a public holiday. 

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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Drop-In Tech Help

Would you like to know more about eBooks, eMagazines, or using the library catalogue? Do you need some assistance with your tablet or smartphone? Come along to our drop-in sessions on the mobile library for some help getting started. No bookings required.

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Heritage

AHOY, ME HEARTIES!

Have you ever wanted to travel back in time?Picture yourself in the past with the help of the Green Screen and the Geelong Heritage Centre’s digitised historical photo collection. Let us place you back into Geelong’s amazing maritime history.No bookings required.

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
The Vault, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Holiday Stuff for Youth

Make Your Own Neon LED Light Picture

Choose from stencils, then bend and twist LED rope into pictures and words. Use two colours for effects or build on your piece with other objects. Take your creation home with you and hang it on your wall. In partnership with City of Greater Geelong, Youth Development Unit. Bookings essential via www.geelongyouth.eventbrite.com.au
Bookings open 6 January, 2020. Ages 12-18.

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

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