Interested in discovering more about your family's history? This session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources.
Find out how to keep your brain sharp, engaged and healthy as we craft colourful neurons for our Neural Knitworks community art project. No knitting experience required, but feel free to BYO your own crochet hooks, knitting needles and/or grandchildren! This program was developed by the Neural Knitworks team, for full acknowledgements, see /www.scienceweek.net.au/neural-knitworks/Presented in partnership with the Geelong Seniors Festival.
New to computers? Come along and learn the basics in this straightforward session that will give you the confidence to use computers in your everyday life. Presented in partnership with the Geelong Seniors Festival.All ages welcome.
Thursday, 3 October 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
Join representatives from the Geelong Beekeepers Club to learn about the critical role of bees in the environment. You'll learn more about how beehives operate and what to consider to run your own beehive. There'll also be a chance to sample different honey varieties. Presented in partnership with the Geelong Seniors Festival. All ages welcome.
Learn how to use photo editing apps to make your photos look clearer, brighter and sharper. Bring along your own device and photos and learn some simple techniques to dramatically improve their quality.
Drop in for a relaxing yarn with friends. Work on your project or join forces with us to help KOGO (Knit One, Give One). Presented in partnership with Geelong Seniors Festival.All welcome; afternoon tea provided.
Friday, 4 October 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Come along and learn to crochet by making 'Granny Squares'. Experience how learning a few basic stitches can grow into amazing creations. If you have your own hooks and wool please bring them along, otherwise you can borrow them from the library.
Join us for snacks and a movie (M rated). In partnership with the fOrT Youth Centre. Bookings essential as places are strictly limited. Ages 12-18.
Friday, 4 October 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Come along to meet others with common interests, get some insights and develop some tools around how to 'be there' for a mate, through being there for yourself first. This preventative mental health event is aimed at men aged 18+, and focuses on the social and cultural factors that influence wellbeing.
3D pens are a great way to sculpt quickly in 3D. We have some great project ideas to help you get the hang of them, or draw your own creation. Presented in partnership with the Geelong Seniors Festival.All ages welcome.
Monday, 7 October 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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