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The Geelong Regional Libraries' app

Welcome to our library app! 

The Geelong Regional Libraries’ app is your portal to the library, easily accessible from your mobile device.

Download the app

The app is compatible with both Apple and Android phones and tablets and is available now through the iOS App Store and Google Play. Simply search for 'Geelong Libraries' and download. 

                                

With the app you can:

  • Browse the catalogue, find new releases, and reserve a copy of your next read with just the tap of a finger.
  • Discover and register for upcoming library events and programs.
  • Explore digital content like eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies and magazines.
  • Get directions and contact details for your nearest Geelong Regional Libraries’ branch.
  • Connect to Geelong Regional Libraries on social media.

The app is compatible with both Apple and Android phones and tablets and is available now through the iOS App Store and Google Play.

Please find answers to frequently asked questions below. 

Where can you get our library app?

The app is compatible with both Apple and Android phones and tablets and is available now through the iOS App Store and Google Play. Simply search for 'Geelong Libraries' and download. 

                                

Can anyone download and use the app?

Yes, anyone can download and use the app, however only Geelong Regional Libraries’ members will be able to use functions such as borrowing or reserving items, booking into events, etc. If you would like to join the library and have access to these services you can sign up now at this link.

What can I use the app for?

The library app has a range of features and functions: 

SEARCH THE CATALOGUE
Tap inside the search bar to begin typing, then tap the search button and enter your search term (e.g. title, author, etc.).  Use the ‘Search by’ and Filter by’ options to narrow you research results. When you see what you are looking for tap the item to find a copy or, if available, tap the ‘Place a hold’ button to place yourself on the hold list.

Did you see an interesting book at the book store or your friend’s house? Click the ‘Scan an ISBN’ button on the main menu to search for it via the barcode.

EVENTS AND PROGRAMS
Find programs, author visits, Story Time, and a variety of other library events and programs. Sort by hour or branch, or dive deeper and filter by location, age group, and event types by clicking the ‘Filter’ button in the bottom right.

MY LOANS
Login with your library card and manage your loans with the app.

LOCATIONS
Get directions and see opening hours of our library branches.

eBOOKS & eCOLLECTIONS
The app provides quick access to eAudiobooks and eBooks, eMagazines, streaming movies and TV, music and online resources, including resources for kids. 

MY ACCOUNT & LIBRARY CARD
Keep track of your checked out items, renew material, review your fines and fees, and manage your holds. You can use your eCard instead of your physical library card at most of our branches. Just login to save it in this section.

NEWS
This links to the news section on our website, so you can keep updated on all things Geelong Regional Libraries. 

CONNECT WITH US
Connect with Geelong Regional Libraries via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram, or subscribe to our monthly eNewsletter. You will also find our contact phone number, mailing and email address for any enquiries.

How can I get more help?

Please contact the library or visit your local branch if you have any questions or require further assistance in accessing or using our app.