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Creative & Connected Kerrie & Megan from Our Life Our Way

LIVING WITH BACKYARD CHICKENS

Kerrie and Megan, from Our Life Our Way, have 40 years of collective experience living with backyard chickens. In this session they will discuss chickens as part of the backyard closed loop system, and the basics of what chickens need to stay healthy, happy and productive. 
This chicken chat is for anyone new to or thinking about living with backyard chickens.

Wednesday, 4 September 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

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Steps to accessing aged care

Understand the access and support you need with aged care.  This free information session run by Estia Health will explain how to navigate the aged care system from home care to residential care including how to access government funding, the benefits of respite care if you are a carer, and how to volunteer.  There will be time to ask questions and morning tea will be provided.

Friday, 20 September 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Leopold Library

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Paint your Project

Come to this interactive session where Bradley from local business Games Workshop will talk to participants about the art of painting models and miniatures, sharing some tips and tricks before everyone spreads out and works on their own pieces in a warm, friendly and inclusive environment.

Saturday, 21 September 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Corio 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. 

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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WINTER ART

Upcycle old books into magical pieces of art.


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MONDAY MOVIE NIGHT WITH KANOPY

Join us and experience Kanopy, a film streaming service available to all library users. Enjoy thought-provoking movies in a community setting. Please note film rating before booking, as rating will be enforced.

Monday, 26 August 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Corio Library

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MIGRANT WORKERS' WORKSHOP

If you're an international student, migrant worker, asylum seeker or refugee, this workshop will help you understand your legal rights as an employee in Australia. How much should you be paid in your job? What should you do if you are injured at work? Join us and learn about your basic rights at work in this session with the Migrant Workers' Centre. The Centre helps migrant workers understand their rights and be empowered to enforce them.

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

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BABY'S FIRST BOOK

Have a new baby? Or are you expecting a new family member soon? Come along and sew your baby’s first book. Meet other mums, dads and carers, have a chat and create a memory to last forever. This program runs for three weeks and will work best if you attend every session. Babies and children always welcome! Bookings essential.

Monday, 2 September 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Corio Library

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MINDFUL COLOURING

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.

Multiple Times
Lara Library

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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.

Wednesday, 4 September 2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Corio Library

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RESKILL, RETRAIN AND REBUILD CONFIDENCE FOR WORK

Come along and enjoy a conversation about the books you have been reading, hear recommendations and meet other readers. No bookings required.

Wednesday, 4 September 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Newcomb Library

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CRAFT FOR A CAUSE – COFFEE CADDIES

Reducing and repurposing is the aim of the day.Make a coffee caddy to carry your reusable coffee cups,using the sewing machine and overlocker. All materials supplied.

Friday, 6 September 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Corio Library