Join us and experience Kanopy, a film streaming service available to all library users, as we watch a classic movie from Hollywood's golden era.
Thursday, 10 October 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
Representatives from Bellarine Friendsof the Hooded Plover will speak about their program, and how we can ensure the safety of this precious little beachnesting bird. Presented in partnership with the Geelong Seniors Festival.All ages welcome.
Friday, 18 October 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Ocean Grove Library
Come and learn about mindful colouring and its benefits, and take part in timed colouring activities while listening to music designed to shift brainwaves to a more relaxed state. Enjoy a free cuppa and bickie. Presented in partnership with the Geelong Seniors Festival.
Monday, 7 October 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Do you have a young person in your life struggling with mental health issues? Expert panellists will provide insights including signs of concern, how and where to seek help and how to get support while looking after a loved one. Presented in conjunction with headspace, BCYF Family Services, Barwon Health Carer’s Support, Bellarine Health Care and Pritchard Health.
Come along and enjoy some poetry readings by local author Rosemary Blake.
Thursday, 24 October 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Why are horror movies so popular? This lecture explores the arcane origins of horror cinema and speculates over the social and psychological reasons behind its appeal. Celebrate Halloween season by watching clips from some of the most famous (and infamous) horror movies of all time, and dissecting the power and meaning behind their images. Ages 18+
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.
Come along to this hands-on workshop for an introduction into the art of Japanese Calligraphy (Shodo) and flower pressing (Oshibana).Get a taste of these art forms and their relationship to the Japanese aesthetic tradition.Presented by Japanese expatriate Kazuko Horii-Watson.Participants should bring a smock or wear clothes that can get messy.
Saturday, 26 October 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Learn, share, create and have fun with wool. Knitting, crocheting… anything goes! Start a new creation or get help and advice on a current project. Learn all about dry felting, and have a go yourself. Presented in partnership with the Geelong Seniors Festival.
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 - 1:00pm 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.
Friday, 1 November 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
In this beginners session you will learn how to use online software to create files that can be turned into intriciate objects using the Laser Cutter at Leopold's Makerspace.Age 16+
Thursday, 7 November 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Join us to find out what makes a good local business and get the low down on how to make a perfect cup of coffee. Mark Clatworthy from Ocean Grind will take us through the journey of his business from a small bean of an idea to successful coffee brand and cafe.
Thursday, 7 November 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm