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Make the Most of Your Phone Camera

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Get the most out of the camera on your phone or tablet. This session will give you hands on experience using the photographic tools at your fingertips.

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Leopold Library

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3D printing: design a phone stand

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

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

Thursday, 21 May 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Corio Library

Creative & Connected

SURF'S UP, SOUTH COAST BOARDS TALKS ABOUT THEIR BUSINESS

Angela King from South Coast Boards will take us through how the business got started; the story of family and friends working together; and how they run their local business in this surfing community. If you have a small business (or just an idea for one), join us to find out how it is done.

Thursday, 21 May 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Torquay Library

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New to the Library

Learn to efficiently navigate the library's website, catalogue, online collection, and get the most benefit from your library membership.

Monday, 25 May 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Corio Library

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Online Selling

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Do you have items at home that are too good to throw out but you no longer want to keep? Have you considered online selling? Come along and we will show you how and share some of the pitfalls to avoid.

Monday, 6 April 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Geelong West Library

All About Kids!

DREAMTIME STORIES

Creation or dreaming stories describe the travels of the spiritual ancestors and are integral to Aboriginal spirituality. Join us for a special story session as we share some of these great stories with you. Ages 5+

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All About Kids!

National Simultaneous Storytime

Join us as we celebrate Library and Information Week with this year's National Simultaneous Storytime. Come along for a special presentation of Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas, written and illustrated by Lucinda Gifford. All branches except Queenscliff, Barwon Heads, Chilwell & Western Heights.

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Creative & Connected

KANOPY SCREENING – CONNECTION TO COUNTRY

A sacred site, known as Murujuga, is home to the largest and oldest collection of rock art in the world but is under threat from the mining industry. Connection To Country, an award-nominated documentary highlights the resilient push made by the Traditional Owners of Western Australia’s Pilbara region to protect the Burrup Peninsula.

This screening is part of National Reconciliation Week. 

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Author Encounters

ADAM COURTENAY – THE GHOST AND THE BOUNTY HUNTER

In 1803, a convict called William Buckley fled an embryonic settlement in the land of the Kulin nation, to take his chances in the wilderness. For 32 years Buckley lived as a Wadawurrung man, learning his adopted tribe's language, skills and methods of survival. The outside world finally caught up with Buckley in 1835, after John Batman, a bounty hunter from Van Diemen's land, arrived. The theft of Kulin country would end in the birth of a city. The frontier wars had begun. The son of one of Australia’s best known storytellers, Bryce Courtenay, Adam Courtenay is a writer, journalist and bestselling author of The Ship That Never Was. Adam consulted with the Wadawurrung Aboriginal Corporation in Geelong in the researching of this book.

This author encounter is part of National Reconciliation Week.

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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Augmented reality on your device

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Augmented reality lets you see the world that you'd normally see, but with extra computer-generated characters walking alongside you! This session will introduce you to a range of entertaining and useful augmented reality apps that you can access on your device.

Thursday, 28 May 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Torquay Library

Special Events

THE FINAL QUARTER: DOCUMENTARY SCREENING

Come and watch the Adam Goodes documentary, The Final Quarter on the big screen. Adam Goodes was a champion AFL footballer and Indigenous leader. In the final three years of his playing career he became a lightning rod for a heated public debate and widespread media commentary that divided the nation. He publicly called out racism, was named Australian of the Year, was accused of staging for free kicks, and performed an on-field war dance celebration. Using only archival footage aired at the time, the film holds a mirror to Australia and is an opportunity to reconsider what happened on and off the football field.

This screening is part of National Reconciliation Week.

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Android Basics

*Please note: some events cancelled* In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended the delivery of all library programs, events and outreach services until at least 14 April 2020. You can find out more here.

Bring along your own device and get some tips on how to get the most out of your tablet.

Friday, 29 May 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Newcomb Library