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Shortlist for The Geelong Regional Libraries & Deakin University Local Word Writing Prize announced soon!

Check out Geelong Writers Prize - entries open until 28 Feb. 

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Welcome to our new retail shop!

Explore a unique collection of quirky, high quality gifts and apparel for library and book lovers of all ages, online or at Geelong Library & Heritage Centre. 

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Find out what's on at the library in January and February!

Author Encounters

David McCooey - The Book of Falling

A Local Word Festival event

This extraordinary collection, the fifth by the prize-winning poet David McCooey, covers the full tragicomic spectrum of falling: from pratfalls to tragic demises, from accident-prone parents to ruinous celebrities.

David will be appearing in-conversation with prize winning local author, Gregory Day.

Register Here

Tuesday, 21 February 2023 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Author Encounters

The One and Only Dolly Jamieson - Lisa Ireland

In conversation with local author Ellie O'Neill

A compelling feel-good novel featuring a proud and gutsy heroine with a truly unbreakable spirit.

Formerly of Geelong, Lisa now lives with her husband in a small town in Gippsland, Victoria. 

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Wednesday, 8 February 2023 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Introduction to Podcasting

Computer & Tech Help

This session is designed to teach participants about the basics of podcasting.

What podcasting is, where to find them, how to create them and how they can be hosted.

Book now to avoid disappointment.

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Tuesday, 14 February 2023 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Special Events Photo of writer Judy Rankin

How to (Self) Publish Your Story with Judy Rankin

Whether you're writing a novel or documenting the family history, knowing how to publish takes some navigating.

Local writer Judy Rankin will provide hints and tips to steer you in right direction.

$30pp - $20 for Geelong Regional Libraries Members (free and available online) - $10 Concession/Students

REGISTER HERE

Saturday, 18 February 2023 - 10:30am to 2:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

Introduction to Cybersafety

Computer & Tech Help

Find out how to stay safe online.

Develop your cyber safety knowledge, increase your awareness of online risks and the strategies to avoid those risks.

Book now to avoid disappointment.

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Monday, 20 February 2023 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Newcomb Library

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Rapid Antigen Tests now at libraries

Rapid Antigen Tests are now available free at our libraries (except Bannockburn and Queenscliff).

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Important notice: changes to opening hours

We have modified our operating hours again - please read on for more information.

 

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