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Special Events

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

eKnow How

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+

Monday, 26 August 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Drysdale Library

eKnow How

3D printing: design a phone stand

Learn more advanced 3D design techiques and create a custom phone stand in this intermediate session.

Monday, 26 August 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Corio Library

Author Encounters

NINA KENWOOD – IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD

The romantic comedy of the year, this is the story of Natalie: unsure of herself in the summer between high school and university. This book is for anyone who’s ever hidden in the bathroom at a party, or cringed inwardly at something they’ve said. It Sounded Better in My Head is a YA release that will appeal to women everywhere - it’s for the awkward teen in all of us! Nina Kenwood is the marketing manager at Readings Bookshop in Melbourne. It Sounded Better in My Head won the 2018 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing. This is her first book.

Wednesday, 28 August 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

eKnow How

CV/Resume Writing Tips

Learn about useful resume writing tools at this practical session.

Thursday, 29 August 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Special Events

BEE TALK

Join local beekeeping expert, John Webb, as he shares his knowledge about how to harness the power of bees. John will demonstrate what is in a beehive and educate us about how to safely interact with these unique and amazing insects.

Thursday, 29 August 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Lara Library

All About Kids!

Toddler Time

Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action packed Toddler Time program.
No bookings 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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All About Kids!

Baby Time

Join us for a fun filled session of songs and rhymes for babies. Sessions run all year except for January.
No bookings required.
For a complete downloadable timetable of all our story times across all of our branches, please click here.

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All About Kids!

Preschool Science Club

This fun-filled 4-week program combines everyday objects and experiences with genuine scientific enquiry methods. The program has been designed for children to share with their parent/carer and participants are requested to attend all sessions. Ages 3-5 years. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au.

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All About Kids!

Code Club: HTML & CSS

Join us for Code Club and learn how to master HTML and CSS to make your own websites and animations. To get the most from this program participants are requested to attend all sessions. Please bring your own laptop if attending Torquay or Ocean Grove sessions.

Ages 9-11 years. For bookings for this 9-week course, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

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All About Kids!

LEGO® MINDSTORMS

Learn to control a robot in these hands-on sessions. Get the most from LEGO® MINDSTORMS by attending all the sessions.

For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

Ages 8+

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All About Kids!

BLOXELS GAMING

Build your own video game with Bloxels! Become the writer, artist and developer with coloured blocks and a 13-bit layout. Create game rooms, characters and objects, and then watch your game world come to life in this 4-week course. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au Ages 10+

Monday, 22 July 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Leopold Library

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