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Special Events

Live at The Dome 

A new series featuring musicians in story and song

The Dome


Venue Hire 

Choose Geelong's most distinctive venue for your next event

Public Cafe


Café now open

Public, located at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, is now open.



Experience the library that travels to you!

With a range of collection items for browsing and borrowing, the mobile service is also your portal to the library corporation’s full collection of 400,000 plus items....


Heritage Reading Room

Visit the Heritage Centre Reading Room and let our skilled staff guide you in your historical research.

Youth Programs

Nature Art Classes Youth

Draw reptiles and birds with local artist Marita Reynolds. Learn pencil technique, shading, tone and colour mixing. All materials supplied. Ages 12+. For bookings & enquiries contact Marita Reynolds 0425 735 581. In partnership with Golden Plains Shire, Arts & Culture.

Multiple Times
Bannockburn Library

Youth Programs

3D Printing

Interested in 3D printing? Come along and learn the basics, and watch an object being printed.
For bookings, please contact
Ages 12+

Thursday, 5 April 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Youth Programs

National Youth Week - Fright Night

Wear something ghoulish for our special 'Fright Night' Friday the 13th spooky movie. Places are limited so please book. Ages 12+

Friday, 13 April 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Youth Programs

National Youth Week - Tote Bag Workshop

Get arty and create your own unique bag! Learn stencilling techniques to decorate a canvas tote bag with your design. Materials supplied. Ages 12+

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Ocean Grove Library

Youth Programs

National Youth Week - Book Battle

Be part of our book battle at Torquay Library as we decide which books rule and which books drool! Only one book can conquer! One book will rule them all... you be the judge! Ages 12+

Thursday, 19 April 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Torquay Library

Youth Programs

Manga Club

Are you a fan of Anime and Manga? Come along to Manga Club to meet other otaku and draw, discuss and share all thing's Manga. No booking Required. Ages 12+

Multiple Times
Newcomb Library

Youth Programs

Art House

Socialise with friends, create amazing artwork and have fun. Remember, you don't have to be a great artist to create fantastic artwork! In partnership with The fOrT Youth Centre. No booking required. Ages 12+

Multiple Times
Lara Library

Youth Programs

The Writing Dome

Do you feel the urge to use interesting words in an interesting way? Join our writing group at the Dome. Keep a writing journal, contribute to a group blog, try out different writing techniques and share your writing with the group. No booking required. Ages 12+

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Youth Programs


If you’ve enjoyed Code Club and are looking for the next challenge, CoderDojo is for you. Learn coding skills and explore technology in an informal, creative and fun environment. Some coding experience is required. Ages 7-17. For bookings contact:

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Corio Library


The Geelong Book Fair

The first Book Fair for 2018 will be held at Geelong West Town Hall on Friday 2, Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 March, and as in past years, there a literally thousands of books in a whole variety of genres on offer. And all it takes it takes for you to change a life is a gold coin donation and a book purchase of $2 (or just $1 for childrens books) - nothing could be easier!

The Dome

Venue hire options

Level 5 of the Dome features a flexible, multi-purpose event space with capacity to seat up to 300 people and high-end audiovisual technology make this the perfect venue for business events, receptions, dinners and weddings.

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