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TIM RICHARDS - COFFEE, MARZIPAN AND MELTDOWN

Author of Mind the Gap and other travel books, Tim Richards is an experienced travel writer with articles published in newspapers and magazines across the world and regular assignments for Lonely Planet. Join Tim for this unique travel talk where he recounts anecdotes from this amazing journey from Hamburg in Germany to Chernobyl in the Ukraine, via Denmark and Poland - including tales of a woman who leads a Hamburg Beatles tour by playing songs on a ukulele, and his experiences touring abandoned sites and sleeping overnight in Chernobyl, the site
of history’s worst nuclear disaster.

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Belmont Library

Author Encounters SARAH BAILEY – WHERE THE DEAD GO (image of author)

SARAH BAILEY – WHERE THE DEAD GO

Sarah Bailey's debut novel, The Dark Lake, was a best seller in Australia, the USA and Canada. It won both the 2018 Davitt Award for Best Crime Debut and the 2018 Ned Kelly Award for Best First Crime. Where The Dead Go sees the return of Detective gemma Woodstock in this captivating final chapter.

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

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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Youth Programs

Tuesday Techies

Drop in on Tuesdays during Term 2 to tinker with our fun new technology, including the NAO robot, virtual reality, 3D printing and more!
No bookings required. Ages 12+.

Tuesday, 28 May 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

All About Kids!

Coding with Edison Robots

The Edison robot is a powerful, engaging tool for learning computational thinking and computer programming in a hands-on way. With built-in sensors Edison can respond to light and sound, follow lines, avoid obstacles, and communicate with other Edison robots. Join us for this 4 week course to explore coding with Edison robots. For bookings please contact Bannockburn Library on 5281 2367. Ages 12+

Tuesday, 4 June 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Bannockburn Library

eKnow How

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.

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eKnow How

iPad Intermediate

So you've learnt the basics and want to know more? This intermediate session will extend your iPad skills further. Bring along your own iPad or use one provided by the library.

Monday, 27 May 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Belmont Library

All About Kids! Aboriginal artwork

NATIONAL RECONCILIATION WEEK: DREAMING STORIES

Creation or Dreaming stories describe the travels of the spiritual ancestors and are integral to Aboriginal spirituality. Join us for a special story session as we share some of these great stories with you. Ages 5+

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All About Kids!

NATIONAL RECONCILIATION WEEK: SPIN A YARN

Celebrate National Reconciliation Week and spin a yarn with us! Spin a Yarn is an Indigenous oral storytelling game that aims to increase knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture from a contemporary Koorie perspective. Ages 5+

Monday, 27 May 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Corio Library

Creative & Connected

BASIC EMBROIDERY

This beginner's class at Corio Library will teach you to use the embroidery function on our sewing machines, which are available for public use. Attendees will produce a small item from start to finish during their two-hour class, which they will take home. Those undertaking this class must have either attended a Basic Sewing class or must know how to use a sewing machine. Bookings essential.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Corio Library

All About Kids!

Sensory Story Time

Sensory Story Time provides opportunities for children with additional needs to experience the magic of stories and develop a love of reading in a low stimulus environment with tactile story-telling formats. Group size is small so bookings are recommended.

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eKnow How

Introduction to Photo Books

Learn how to create a photo book using images from your tablet, phone or computer. This workshop will introduce different ways to get you started. We will show you how to create and order beautiful photobooks online.

Tuesday, 28 May 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Drysdale Library

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