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To keep children and young people engaged in reading over the summer holidays, our library service, in partnership with the Australian Library & Information Association and the State Library of Queensland, is participating in the Summer Reading Club 2014-15.
Please note the Library will not be opening until 12 noon on Thursday 18 December and will be closed all day on Friday 19 December.
All library branches will close at 5pm on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve and will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
Looking more and more like the architect’s drawings, the new Geelong Library and Heritage Centre building continues to rise from the ground and take its final shape and form.
In partnership with Geelong Food Relief Centre, the Food for Fines campaign will continue until 12 December.
Our library service will be offering Tech Savvy Seniors training sessions covering a variety of topics during December 2014, January and February 2015.
The Public Libraries Victoria Network is running a community campaign to advocate for funding the Victorian Library Concept.
Torquay Library and will be closed on Tuesday November 4 due to the Melbourne Cup public holiday.
Essential network maintenance will interrupt the availability of the online catalogue next Tuesday 28 October between 6.30 and 8.00am. WiFi availability at library branches will also be suspended during this time.
Bannockburn Library will be closed on Friday 17 October for Geelong Show Day. All libraries except Bannockburn and Torquay will be closed next Wednesday 22 October for the Geelong Cup.
The Geelong Regional Library Corporation Annual Report 2013-14, Connect with the World at your Library, is now available.
The first prototype panel for the iconic dome roof of the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre has been constructed and is being tested at Kane Constructions North Geelong storage facility.
The next Geelong Regional Library Corporation Board meeting will be held on Monday 22 September at 5.30
Please be advised that Western Heights College library will be closing early on Friday September 19 at 12.30pm.
The biennial survey will close on 5 October. Please provide feedback and go in the draw to win one of 100 prizes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The Summer Read, now in its seventh year, is Victoria’s leading program promoting reading for pleasure by adults.
We will be closed for the three public holidays over the Christmas/New Year period.
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.