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MARION PESCUD AND SUSAN SUTTON: THE ARTIST AND HER ART

This biography by local author Marion Pescud follows the journey of artist Susan Sutton, from the aspirations of her early years to the maturity of acclaimed recognition. Her works of art showcase Victoria's Southwestern coast along the Great Ocean Road, from Geelong to Lorne and beyond, with paintings that convey accuracy and a masterful understanding of the region, capturing the essence of the landscape and the culture of the people. Join Marion and Susan in conversation about the book and the art.

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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Custom Jewellery

Learn how to design a custom piece of jewellery in 3D and explore the potential of your creativity in the Makerspace. Ages 14+

Thursday, 27 June 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Leopold Library

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Create Photo Albums

Learn how to use photo album creation apps to organise printed photobooks.

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Multiple Locations

Author Encounters

ENZA GANDOLFO – THE BRIDGE

Drawing on true events of Australia’s worst industrial accident – a tragedy that still scars the city – The Bridge is a profoundly moving novel that examines class, guilt, and moral culpability. Yet it shows that even the most harrowing of situations can give way to forgiveness and redemption. Enza Gandolfo is a Melbourne writer and an honorary professor in creative writing at Victoria University.

Thursday, 27 June 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Drysdale Library

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The Internet And Email For Beginners

Come along and learn how to sign up for an email account so that you can send messages and attachments. Discover the basics of Internet searching, and how you can recognise reputable websites.

Multiple Times
Newcomb Library

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Winter 3D Pen Challenge

3D pens are a great way to sculpt quickly in 3D. We have some great winter project ideas to help you get the hang of them, or draw your own creation. Ages 14+

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Multiple Locations

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3d Modelling

Come along and learn how to use basic modelling tools to create some interesting 3D objects.

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Multiple Locations

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Introduction to Trove

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.

Tuesday, 2 July 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Drysdale Library

Author Encounters

REMEMBERING THE END EXHIBITION: JANET BUTLER

As part of the Remembering the End Exhibition, join Little River historian and author, Janet Butler, as she looks at events that happened in and around Lara at the end of the Great War. Janet will describe Sister Kit McNaughton’s journey home to Little River, after serving as a nurse in the Great War. Janet was inspired by the life of Sister McNaughton, and in 2013 published a book titled Kitty’s War.

Tuesday, 2 July 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Lara Library

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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 solve all your password worries, store documents, read eBooks and eMagazines and effortlessly navigate cities.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

eKnow How

Arduino Free Play

Come and learn about Arduino electronic circuits and coding with a choice of fun projects. Age 10+, families welcome.

Wednesday, 3 July 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Bannockburn Library

Author Encounters

LEAH KAMINSKY – THE HOLLOW BONES

A lyrical and poignant cautionary tale, The Hollow Bones brings to life one of the Nazi regime’s little-known villains through the eyes of the animals he destroyed and the wife he undermined in the name of science and cold ambition. Join Leah Kaminsky as she discusses her new vibrant and inventive novel The Hollow Bones.

Thursday, 4 July 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Torquay Library

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