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Café now open

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

This beautifully furnished café is located on the ground floor of the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre with access to a large deck overlooking the lovely Johnstone Park. Public is already proving popular with library staff and visitors with the terrific coffee and delicious meals and snacks being met with great enthusiasm by those who have already visited in the short time since its opening. 

Public is the perfect place to gather, socialise, dine and relax in the heart of Geelong’s Cultural Precinct. With seating for 60 people, Public offers great coffee, food and wine, all with the amazing ambience of the Library and Johnstone Park!

Hours of operation are:

Monday to Friday: 8am to 5.30pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 4pm

Public does not take bookings for tables but patrons can preorder food and beverages via the Public Café app.

Enquiries should be directed through the contact form on the RK GROUP website.

Check out Public on Instagram – @publicgeelong

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