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We're now accepting applications

Would you like to add to our children & youth program? If you're a creative, STEM enthusiast or a part of a community group - we want to hear from...

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WINTER LIBRARY FOOD DRIVE

We're now accepting non-perishable food donations at our libraries over the winter months until 31 August. Donate what you can today.

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New What's On brochure out now!

Discover all the highlight events happening at the library this May and June.

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The annual Local Word Poetry Prize is now open.

Open to established and emerging writers.

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2024 Local Word Writing Prize winners announced

The results are in! Discover the winner and runner-up writers from our annual prize and read their winning entries.

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Building Digital Skills program

Are you over 50 and want to build your online skills? We can help with free sessions across our library network until the end of May 2024.

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New Shelf Love hoodies are here! 

Find Shelf Love retail items online, and at the following libraries: Belmont, Geelong West, GLHC, Waurn Ponds and Torquay – and you can now find the whole range...

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Special Events

Live and Local - Sydney Writers Festival livestreamed

Visit participating libraries to hear high profile authors, livestreamed free and direct from the SWF 2024.

Screening details here

Thursday, 23 May 2024 - 9:00am to 5:30pm
Multiple Locations

Creative & Connected

Esther Gonstalla - Infographics in science communication

Part of the Melbourne Design Week, discover how infographics help us communicate scientific findings.

Register here

Monday, 27 May 2024 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

Special Events

Talk It Up: Water Matters!

Join us for a thought-provoking panel discussion on water security for World Environment Day. In partnership with Barwon Water.

Register here

Wednesday, 5 June 2024 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Creative & Connected

Regional Runways: Tumaduni exhibition launch event

Launch of a fashion exhibition showcasing diversity and representation on the catwalk, art events and in retail. 

Register here

Thursday, 6 June 2024 - 5:45pm to 8:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Author Encounters

Hana Assafiri - The Audacity to be Free

Hear from Hana - author & founder of the iconic Moroccan Soup Bar, discussing her memoir and sharing her inspiring story.

Register here

Wednesday, 26 June 2024 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Colac Library

Creative & Connected

Women's storytelling club with Abigayle Carmody

Learn about oral storytelling and the process of capturing a memory and how to best to tell that story in this workshop.

Register here

Saturday, 29 June 2024 - 10:30am to 1:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Author Encounters

Graeme Simsion - The Novel Project

Join bestselling novelist Graeme Simsion for a free writers' seminar covering the end-to-end writing process. Book sales and author signings available.

Register here

Tuesday, 23 July 2024 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Author Encounters

Graeme Simsion & Anne Buist - The Glass House

Attend this in conversation event with acclaimed authors Graeme Simsion and Anne Buist about their latest novel. Book sales and author signings available.

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Tuesday, 23 July 2024 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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Support the library winter food drive

Lend a hand and give a can to the library food drive appeal this winter to support locals experiencing food uncertainty.

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Annual Report 2022-23

The Geelong Regional Library Corporation's Annual Report 2022/23 is now available to view online.

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