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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
Members of the public are invited to comment on the proposed 2014/15 Budget of the Geelong Regional Library Corporation.
Waurn Ponds and Geelong Libraries have been nominated. Vote here...
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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.
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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
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The Summer Read, now in its seventh year, is Victoria’s leading program promoting reading for pleasure by adults.
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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.
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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.
WiFi will be unavailable Tuesday evening 16 July 2013 between 10pm and midnight.
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The Geelong Regional Library Corporation is pleased to support the Rotary Club of Geelong West Book Fair 2013 running 16, 17 & 18 August.
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Geelong West library will be closed all day Friday 26 July due to concreting works on the plaza development. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Mayor Cr Keith Fagg & Cr Andy Richards
City of Greater Geelong Mayor Cr Keith Fagg was joined by Deputy Premier Peter Ryan, and Geelong Regional Library Corporation Chair Cr Andy Richards at a ceremony today to mark the commencement of demolition of the old library building.
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We wish to advise that all our libraries will be CLOSED on Wednesday 7 August for our annual staff training day.
Anglela Savage signing a book
Award winning crime writer, Angela Savage brings the experience of living and working in South East Asia to her best selling crime series. Join her as she discusses the latest release in her Jayne Keeney P.I. series.
Geelong West Plaza Redevelopment concept
The redevelopment of the Geelong West Plaza is under way and in to its fourth week. Fencing has been erected around the site so library access is limited.
The next Geelong Regional Library Corporation Board meeting will be held on 27 June 2013 at Sacred Heart College, Library, Retreat Road, Newtown at 5.00pm.
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Highton Library will be closed on TUESDAY 18 JUNE for building maintenance.
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Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) invites you to spend an evening with acclaimed Australian author, Helene Young who will discuss her new novel, Half Moon Bay
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Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast residents will welcome the arrival of a big new library truck rolling into local towns from next year, thanks to a Victorian Coalition Government funding boost.
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Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC), gives notice of intention to revoke clause L1.5 of Local Law No. 1 Meeting Procedures and to revoke clause L1.5 of Local Law No. 2 Library Services
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All libraries will be closed on Monday 10 June for the Queen's Birthday Public Holiday.
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At its Board meeting on 20 May 2013, the Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) received the Draft Library Plan 2013 to 2018 ‘Reading the Future: Next generation libraries’.
The next Geelong Regional Library Corporation Board meeting will be held on Monday 20 May at 5.30pm.

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