Join us for a special morning of animal fun at Leopold Library! Presented by Animals of Oz, a mobile wildlife education company, children will get the chance to get up close wiith Australia's native species. In this session, Bugs Galore, children will be able to explore the fascinating and strange world of Australian invertebrates - bugs, stick insects, giant cockroaches and arachnids! This project is supported by City of Greater Geelong through its Community Investment & Support Fund.
Saturday, 26 October 2019 - 11:45am to 12:45pm
Annual Lecture in memory of Fiona Baranowski
Join us for a special presentation on one of the most pressing issues facing the world today – finding safe and durable solutions for refugees and other forced migrants globally.
Fiona Chong is a lawyer and was recently a Human Rights Fellow in the Master of Laws program at Columbia University. She has previously worked as a lawyer at the Refugee Advice and Casework Service and as a Postgraduate Public Interest Fellow at Refugees International. She and Jane McAdam are the authors of Refugee Rights and Policy Wrongs: A frank, up-to-date guide by experts and Refugees: Why seeking asylum is legal and Australia's policies are not.
Tuesday, 1 October 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
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.
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.
Ever wanted to relax and listen to a good story? Perhaps in the car, doing housework or maybe fishing? Come and find out all about eBooks at your library so that you can listen to them wherever you might be.
Wednesday, 4 September 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Barwon Heads Library
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.
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
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.
A Google search can deliver millions of results, making it tricky to find what you're after. This session will help you learn search techniques and tricks to go beyond the basics and findexactly what you’re looking for online.
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
Get your sea legs on and join us for some rollicking stories, swashbuckling sea shanties and a treasure trove of craft and games. All ages
Join us for a quiz to test your local knowledge on the Great Ocean Road! Answers to all the questions can be found in the September issue of History Matters, the Torquay Museum Without Walls quarterly journal. First prize is a one year’s subscription to this journal and the title of 'Great Ocean Road Aficionado'.Presented in collaboration with Torquay Museum Without Walls.
Learn to efficiently navigate the library's website, catalogue, online collection, and get the most benefit from your library membership.
Bring your tablet to the library and learn about the different mindfulness and meditation resources available to you.
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