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Please be advised that Western Heights College library will be closing early on Friday September 19 at 12.30pm.
Geelong Regional Library Corporation invites members of the community to respond to the Library Survey and help plan future library services.
Library Survey 2014: Monday 8 September to 5 October.
New Chromebooks at the library
As part of the library's plan to give our patrons access to the newest technologies, patrons will now be able to borrow Chromebooks from Geelong Regional Libraries.
We wish to advise that all our libraries will be CLOSED on Wednesday 3 September for our annual staff training day.
Geelong Rotary Book Fair
The Geelong Book Fair, Victoria’s largest $1 a book second-hand book sale, will be held at Geelong West Town Hall, on August 15, 16 and 17, by Geelong West Rotary Club.
The next Geelong Regional Library Corporation Board meeting will be held on Monday 11 August at 5.30
Works on the Little Malop Street site are progressing well and the building project is on track for its completion date of late 2015.
Western Heights College Library at Vines Road will be closed on Monday 7 July due to essential building works.
The Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival is coming to Geelong this August.
On Tuesday night the City of Greater Geelong passed its budget for 2014/15 and included an amendment which secures an extra $91,000 for the Geelong Regional Library Corporation’s 2104/15 budget.
Following a recent article in the Geelong Advertiser, we have received many enquiries from library members about the shortfall in the library’s budget. In light of this level of interest, we have decided to clarify the key facts about the situation here.
Sorry we're closed
A friendly reminder that libraries will be closed Monday, 9 June for the Queen's Birthday Public Holiday. Libraries that have opening hours on Saturday and Sunday will operate over the weekend as usual.
As Victoria gears up to mark the Anzac Centenary (2014 – 2018), the State Government has called on the public to ‘share Victoria’s stories’ to help honour the contribution of local World War I service men and women.
A major excavation has been underway at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre building site in readiness for the pouring of the concrete for the basement level.
Branches will be closed during upcoming public holidays...
There will be an interruption to WiFi access this Thursday.
Highton Library will be closed for essential maintenance work from Monday 31 March to Sunday 13 April
On 17 March 2014, the Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) Board proposed a budget for the financial year commencing 1 July 2014.
Waurn Ponds and Geelong Libraries have been nominated. Vote here...
Mobile Library
We wish to advise that due to mechanical difficulties, the Mobile Library service will not operate at Deans Marsh and Winchelsea 7 March 2014
Chilwell Library will be closed all-day on Tuesday 11 March as PowerCor will be undertaking essential electrical works in the street.
beach girl
A friendly reminder that libraries will be closed on Monday, 10 March, 2014 for the Labour Day Public Holiday. Libraries will re-open as usual on Tuesday, 11 March, 2014.
Western Heights College Library will be closed from 1.30pm today
Talking Difference is an interactive media project created by Museum Victoria which incorporates a portable studio where you can participate in a dialogue about cultural difference and diversity.
Book Art
To coincide with An Evening with Margaret Drabble, the Geelong Gallery is keeping its doors open until 6.30pm on Tuesday 25 February for a special after hours experience for book lovers.
Minister for Local Government, the Hon Jeanette Powell, visited Torquay Library on 28 January with Member for South Barwon, Andrew Katos MP, to announce the next round of funding for the Living Libraries Instrastructure Program.
We wish to advise that all libraries will be closed on Monday 27 January for the Australia Day Public Holiday. Libraries that have opening hours on Saturday and Sunday will operate as normal
On Tuesday 21 January, the Corio Library will close for part of the day in order to accommodate essential maintenance works
In celebration of the Summer Read 2014, we invite you to enter a photo competition with the theme ‘My Summer Holiday’.
Kane Construction is set to commence building work on the new Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
Man reading in chair
The Summer Read, now in its seventh year, is Victoria’s leading program promoting reading for pleasure by adults.
Pudding
We will be closed for the three public holidays over the Christmas/New Year period.
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Mobile Library
A review of the public library service operating in the Golden Plains Shire has been undertaken following two years of successful operation at the Bannockburn Library.
Draft Collection Development policy is available for viewing and comment.
Food for Fines is back in 2013 starts November 25th
Wagner’s 4 opera is being performed in Melbourne this month.
The next Geelong Regional Library Corporation Board meeting will be held on, Monday 18 November, 5.00pm, Waurn Ponds Library.
The winners of the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2013 National Awards were announced yesterday.
The Geelong Regional Library Corporation was thrilled to, once again, participate in Children's Week activities.
Eleanor Catton with The Luminaries is the youngest Man Booker winner in the prize's history
Demolition of the Geelong Library has commenced.
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We are looking for a proactive, energetic and enthusiastic person with strong links to the literary and publishing world.
Stack of books
We value your feedback and invite you to participate in an online survey about the cultural benefits of public libraries.
Authors in library
Two local authors, Robert Gardner and Margaret Dunbar, have donated 100 copies of their first children’s book 'Lily : The Tail of a Dog' to
Join us for a Literary Lunch with Dr Gordon Peake: Author of Beloved Land: Stories, Struggles and Secrets from Timor-Leste.
Top 50 books - Get Reading
Get Reading! is back in 2013 with the ultimate guide to the best Australian reads.
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The next Geelong Regional Library Corporation Board meeting will be held on, Monday 12 August, 6.00pm Bannockburn Library, 25-27 High Street, Bannockburn
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On Sunday 21 July, Geelong Regional Library Corporation’s Torquay Library will participate in Future U A Youth Expo organised by the Surf Coast Shire Council.

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