At its board meeting held Monday 27 November the Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) Board resolved that the Corporation become a signatory to the City of Greater Geelong’s Prevention of Family Violence Statement of Commitment and join Council and other organisations in taking a city wide approach on this serious but preventable community issue.
The Statement, launched by the City on Thursday 30 November 2017, provides shared principles for the promotion of gender equity and respectful relationships, the development of our organisations and workforces and promotion of access to information. For further details visit: http://bit.ly/2zSyoaX
The Geelong Regional Library Corporation also endorses the Statement on Domestic and Family Violence adopted by the Public Libraries Victoria Network on 6 December 2016. The statement contains information about the many attributes public libraries across Victoria possess that provide practical support to victims of family violence and the potential for an increased role. The full statement is available here: http://bit.ly/2isOoJ6
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The free exhibit showcases each of the eight state and territory 2018 Australian of the Year recipients and is open to the public at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, until Sunday August 5.
The Geelong Library & Heritage Centre has recently gained accreditation as a Changing Places facility. Being a Changing Places accredited facility means that a public toilet is available that has been specially designed to meet the needs of people with disabilities
Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) Chair, Councillor Ron Nelson has congratulated children who participated in National Simultaneous Storytime and encouraged local families to continue to promote the value of reading.
Our May newsletter is out now!
Reimagine Family Fun Day
Experience a special day of family activities exploring wonderful new ways to experience children's books. Meet book characters, take part in free workshops and listen to tales from some of your favourite authors and illustrators.
This special event is presented by Geelong Regional Libraries in collaboration with Geelong Gallery
Geelong Regional Libraries’ new project to make local Anzac history accessible to all.