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Re-writing the Past with Jock Serong

Join novelist Jock Serong in this workshop that explores how to use fiction to reveal the truth about the past.
You will learn:
• ways of thinking about “truth” in historical fiction
• a range of research methods that are accessible to all of us
• ideas for keeping it lively and avoiding dust and mildew
This event is held in partnership with the Surf Coast Shire.

Sunday, 14 July 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Torquay Library

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CLASSIC MOVIE SCREENING WITH KANOPY

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, 4 July 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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HUMANS IN GEELONG

Are you sick of all the bad news? Hear heart-warming stories of inspirational locals who are making a difference. Hear Jacqui Bennett talk about her passion, Humans in Geelong, which uses the powerful medium of storytelling to create positive social  change. The aim is to inspire, connect and strengthen our community by showcasing stories of cultural diversity, sustainable practices, health and wellness, equity, creativity and opportunities. 

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Waurn Ponds Library

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TOWARDS ZERO WASTE: HOW TO MINIMISE HOUSEHOLD WASTE

Where do you start to reduce the waste in your daily life? Minimal waste mum, Alicia, will talk about how we can minimise waste, touching on topics including cleaning products, 'ladies' business', food and food storage, and minimising kids' stuff.

Saturday, 29 June 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Belmont Library

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ALL KNOTTED UP - MACRAMÉ FOR BEGINNERS

Macramé is the art of knotting string in patterns to make decorative articles. Come into Corio Library and take a crash course in common macramé knots and then make a lovely macramé planter pot to take home with you.

Monday, 1 July 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Corio Library

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LARA CREATIVES - COLOURING GROUP

Colour, Create and Chat. Build social connections in the local community, get creative and chat about hobbies, books, writing...and anything else! Bring your own creative project to work on or use the colouring pages and materials provided. Learn about free library resources including audiobooks and eBooks. Browse the shelves and find endless books on creative activities.

Multiple Times
Lara Library

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REMEMBERING THE END EXHIBITION - CROCHET POPPIES

Honour those who have gone to war by creating beautiful crochet poppies. Learn the art of crocheting poppies with local knitting experts, Sisters in Stiches. Your creations will form a display at Corio Library in support of the Geelong Heritage Centre’s Remembering the End exhibition.

Multiple Times
Lara Library

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JIRRAHLINGA KOALA AND WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

Come along and meet Tehree Gordon, the founder of Jirrahlinga Koala and Wildlife Sanctuary. Learn about wildlife conservation, native animal rescue, and what the Jirrahlinga team does within the Geelong community and beyond to promote support and community awareness for our native animals.

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Newcomb Library

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FRIDAY FLICKS

Come along to see screenings of three classic films from the archives projected in the brand new Leopold Hub. Watch the film and then stay for a chat.

Multiple Times
Leopold Library

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WINTER ART

Upcycle old books into magical pieces of art.

Multiple Times
Bannockburn Library

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WINTER WHODUNIT MURDER CLUB

Are you a crime buff? Can you pick a whodunit? Are you ready to solve mysteries? Join us for 'Cluedo in real life' as we solve mysteries and shine a light on plot, twists, detectives and criminals. This book club with a difference will run over three separate nights. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.

Multiple Times
Corio Library

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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.

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