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All About Kids!

PROFESSOR BUNSEN SCIENCE SHOW

Celebrate National Science Week and enjoy a mix of explosive entertainment and child-friendly science education. Join Professor Bunsen as he explores clouds, slimes, slushy polymers and more. All attending adults and children require a booking as places are limited. All ages.

Saturday, 17 August 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Waurn Ponds Library

eKnow How

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.

Monday, 19 August 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Newcomb Library

Heritage

Immigration Records & Your Family Tree

Learn about the resources available in our eCollections to help you find out more about your family's immigration journey.

 

Monday, 19 August 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Belmont Library

eKnow How

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, 20 August 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Making the Most of Your Phone Camera

Get the most out of the camera on your phone or tablet. This workshop will show you how to utilise the photographic tools as your fingertips.

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Torquay Library

All About Kids!

Construction Club

Join us for a 4-week adventure into the world of engineering. Challenge yourself as we recreate famous world landmarks, bridges and buildings. Who can build the highest tower? How much weight can your bridge hold? Ages 8+

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Creative & Connected

Armchair Actors

Join with other participants to bring a play to life. This is your chance to be a star for a day. Scripts are provided: choose your character to read aloud with fellow cast members.

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Creative & Connected

BASIC SEWING CLASSES

Always wanted to learn how to sew on a sewing machine? Then come and take a beginner’s class at Corio Library. We will teach you to use the sewing machine and overlocker, 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. Come and explore your creative side with our sewing makerspace. Bookings essential.

Thursday, 22 August 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Corio Library

Creative & Connected

ANNELISE WORN - TIME EFFICIENT AND IMPACTFUL MARKETING FOR THE “MUMPRENEUR”

Are you a mum struggling to find time for both your home run business and your family? In this workshop you will learn how to: get in front of your ideal audience, for FREE; tricks on turning a single blog into a month’s worth of content; stretching any dollar you spend on ads; and efficiently breaking down, planning out, and scheduling in your marketing activities.

Thursday, 22 August 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Torquay Library

Creative & Connected

WINTER ART

Upcycle old books into magical pieces of art.

Saturday, 24 August 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Bannockburn Library

Author Encounters

LEE KOFMAN – IMPERFECT

In a captivating mix of memoir and cultural critique, Dr Lee Kofman casts a questioning eye on the myths surrounding our conception of physical perfection and what it’s like to live in a body that deviates from the norm. Dr Lee Kofman is a Russian-born Israeli-Australian author of five books, editor of two anthologies, writing teacher and mentor based in Melbourne.

Saturday, 6 July 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Leopold Library

All About Kids!

CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK PERFORMANCE

Celebrate Children’s Book Week with us and enjoy a wonderful live performance by Meerkat Productions including audience interaction, original songs and fantastic puppetry. Bookings essential for all attending adults and children. All ages.

Saturday, 24 August 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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