The Archibald has landed!

The Geelong Gallery's exhibition of the Archibald Prize finalists has landed and we are celebrating with a range of Archie-inspired activities at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre....



Café now open

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



Joint Statement on marriage equality


The Chair and CEO of the Geelong Regional Library Corporation have issued a joint statement on marriage equality....



What's on Spring

Our new What's on Spring brochure is now available.




Long-standing mystery solved

The painting of Geelong’s first Town Clerk, William Weire, normally adorns the corridors of City Hall but detective work uncovering the identity of the artist has led to the painting going...



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....

All About Kids


Get your child school ready!

Children aged 0-5 are invited to join in the new Victoria wide, 1000 Books Before School program.


Heritage Reading Room

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

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+

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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! This program is run in partnership with The fOrT Youth Centre. No booking required. Ages 12+

Multiple Times
Lara Library

Youth Programs

3D Printing

Interested in 3D printing? Come along and learn all the basics. For bookings, please contact Ages 12+

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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+

Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre


Word for Word National Non-Fiction

A world-class line-up of authors, writers and personalities will feature at the fourth annual Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival on 17-19 November at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre.

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.

Word for Word Festival Reads

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