What's On at Geelong Regional Libraries - Winter 2019 Brochure Cover Featuring Yassmin Abdel-Magied


Our Winter edition of the What's On brochure is out now!

Heritage Centre


Unlock the rich history of Geelong and surrounding regions online!

Victoria’s largest regional archive is now just a click away. Search the Geelong Heritage Centre collections online and uncover the many treasures that exist...

Libraries Change Lives image


Libraries Change Lives is a state-wide campaign which highlights the positive impacts that Victorian public libraries have on their communities

Kanopy Streaming Video


The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available to members of Geelong Regional Libraries, providing access to 30,000 films for free.



We would love you to support us by becoming a Friend of the Library

The Dome


Venue Hire 

Choose Geelong's most distinctive venue for your next event

Creative & Connected

Re-writing the Past with Jock Serong

Join novelist Jock Serong in this workshop that explores how to use fiction to reveal the truth about the past.
You will learn:
• ways of thinking about “truth” in historical fiction
• a range of research methods that are accessible to all of us
• ideas for keeping it lively and avoiding dust and mildew
This event is held in partnership with the Surf Coast Shire.

Sunday, 14 July 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Torquay Library

Author Encounters Megan K. Stack book cover


In Australia on a whirlwind week-long tour, USA National Book Award finalist and best-selling author of Every Man in This Village is a Liar, New York-based writer and former Middle East war correspondent Megan K. Stack will discuss her latest book, Women’s Work. A personal reckoning with labour, motherhood and privilege, this is a stunning memoir about the expat life of raising children abroad with the help of Chinese and Indian women who are also working mothers, and their stories which  so often go untold.

Thursday, 8 August 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

New to the Library

Learn to efficiently navigate the library's website, catalogue, online collection, and get the most benefit from your library membership.

Thursday, 20 June 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

eKnow How

eSmart Cybersafety

Find out how to stay safe online. Develop your cybersafety knowledge, increase your awareness of online risks and the strategies to avoid those risks.

Monday, 29 July 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Newcomb Library

eKnow How

Raspberry Pi Meetup

Interested in Raspberry Pi? This meet-up group is suitable for those who are new to, or knowledgeable about, these credit-card sized computers. A capable little PC, it can be used for many of the things that your desktop does. Bring your Raspberry Pi if you have one, or you can use one of ours.
No booking required. For more information contact: Steve Levakis - SLevakis@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre


Geelong Regional Libraries’ CEO awarded Queen’s Birthday honour

Patti Manolis has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) as announced by the Governor-General today.

The Dome

Venue Hire Options

Level 5 of the Dome features a flexible, multi-purpose event space with capacity to seat up to 300 people and high-end audiovisual technology make this the perfect venue for business events, receptions, dinners and weddings.

Great Reads by Australian Women

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