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eKnow How

Android Basics

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

Friday, 31 January 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Newcomb Library

Creative & Connected

MEDITATIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCE – HANDPAN

Come and listen to the gentle sounds of local musician Joseph Stanaway as he plays this most extraordinary and surprising instrument and transports you with his sensitive and atmospheric approach to music. Image taken by Reg Ryan.

Friday, 31 January 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Ocean Grove Library

eKnow How

Using reviews to make an educated choice

Ever wanted to know what applice to buy or what accommodation to book? Let us show you where to find reviews that will help guide you in making the right choice.

Monday, 3 February 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Geelong West Library

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: Scratch 1

Sign up for Code Club. Take a tour of the Scratch interface and create games and animations. This program is suitable for beginners and bookings are essential. To get the most from this program participants need to attend all sessions. Ages 9-11 years.
For bookings, contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

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All About Kids!

Junior-Bots

Learn to create simple step-by-step programs and develop basic coding skills with our Blue-Bot floor robots. This 4-week course is designed to progressively build on skills developed each week. Get the most from Junior-Bots by attending all the sessions.
Ages 6-8.
For bookings contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au

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Creative & Connected

BASIC SEWING LESSONS

Always wanted to learn how to sew on a sewing machine? Why not take a beginner’s class at Corio Library? Attendees will produce a small item from start to finish during their two hour class. Come and explore your creative side with our sewing makerspace. Bookings essential.

Tuesday, 4 February 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Corio Library

All About Kids!

Coding with Edison

The Edison robot is a powerful, engaging tool for learning computational thinking and computer programming in a hands-on way. With built-in sensors Edison can respond to light and sound, follow lines, avoid obstacles, and communicate with other Edison robots. Join us for this 4-week course to explore coding with Edison robots. For bookings please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au. Ages 8+

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All About Kids!

LEGO® WEDO 2.0

Build and construct LEGO® WeDo 2.0 models which can be programmed and brought to life with simple, drag-and drop software. Activities are designed for children to share with their parent/carer and participants are requested to attend all sessions in this 4-week course. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au. Ages 7-11.

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All About Kids!

CODING WITH SPHERO

Sphero BOLT is an app-enabled robotic ball that provides endless opportunities to be creative and have fun whilst learning to code. Join us for this 4-week course to complete coding tasks with BOLT. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au Ages 10+

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Author Encounters

ANGELA SAVAGE – MOTHER OF PEARL

This novel explores the unsettling and extraordinary process of trying to bring a child into the world across borders of class, culture and nationality. A luminous and courageous story about the hopes and dreams we all have for our lives and relationships, and the often fraught and unexpected ways they may be realised.Angela Savage is an award-winning Melbourne writer, who has lived and travelled extensively in Asia. She is currently the Director of Writers Victoria.

Tuesday, 4 February 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Edit videos with iMovie

Would you like to edit and share your own videos using the free iMovie app on your Apple device? Come along to this session to learn how.

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