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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.

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Read all about it: mobile library a lucky find for Anglesea resident

When Wendy Crebbin moved to Anglesea a few years ago, there was one stop she made that connected her with her new community.

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The Archibald has landed!

The Archibald Prize has landed at the Geelong Gallery with the exhibition opening on Saturday 28 October and running until 10 December.

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No mobile service at Winchelsea this afternoon

Due to mechanical issues, there will be no mobile service at Winchelsea this afternoon.

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Library’s bottom line in good shape

Our Annual Report 2016/17 is now available and reports on another successful year for the Geelong Regional Library Corporation.

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Upcoming Holiday Opening Hours Information

Our libraries observe the following holidays according to their municipalities: Geelong Show - Friday 20 October, Geelong Cup - Wednesday 25 October and Melbourne Cup - Tuesday 7 November.

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Geelong region’s libraries number one in State

For the fourth year running, the Geelong Regional Library Corporation has been rated as Victoria’s highest ranking public library service.

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Libraries (except GLHC and Western Heights) closed Tuesday 10 October

All libraries except the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre and Western Heights College will be closed on Tuesday 10 October for the annual staff day.

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Café now open

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

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Joint statement on marriage equality

Geelong Regional Libraries is a member of the Victorian public library system, basing our charter on the UNESCO Manifesto on Public Libraries.

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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 on loan to the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery in Launceston, Tasmania.

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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.

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Book now for school holiday activities

Book now for our range of fabulous school holiday activities suitable for young children through to young adults.

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No mobile service at Anglesea this Thursday

There will be no mobile library service at Angelsea this Thursday 27 April.

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Geelong West Reopens!

Geelong West library reopens following flash flooding.

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What's on in April

Our April e-newsletter is now available. Find out what is coming up and start booking!

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The Big Bold Boat Adventure

Jump in the boat and join in the fun with The Big Bold Boat Adventure.

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Lecture to unravel mystery of maggots and their microbe friends

They might be much maligned, but the offspring of the detested blowfly have an important role to play in treating wounds and fighting infections.

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