National Simultaneous Storytime may look a little different this year but we’re excited to share the details of how you can get involved.
We are pleased to share that the City of Greater Geelong has brought forward scheduled refurbishment work on three of our libraries.
Library branches to remain closed for now, but Home Library Service will resume for existing clients.
Submit your entries for the The Amazing Lockdown Short Story Competition.
Please note that the CloudLibrary and OverDrive will no longer be available to Geelong Regional Libraries’ members from today (Friday 1 May), as we are moving to a single platform - BorrowBox - for all of our eBook and eAudiobook titles.
Please note that the CloudLibrary and OverDrive will no longer be available to Geelong Regional Libraries’ members from Friday 1 May as we are moving to BorrowBox as the single platform for all of our eBook and eAudiobook titles.
Geelong Regional Library Corporation is pleased to announce a consolidation of its eBook and eAudiobook offering on to a single platform: BorrowBox, brainchild of Australian-owned and Melbourne-based company, Bolinda Digital.
All Geelong Regional Library Corporation branches and mobile libraries will be closed until further notice.
In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, the Geelong Regional Library Corporation will temporarily close all library branches and mobile libraries.
Library members now have access to BorrowBox Unlimited, which allows immediate access to a great selection of eBook and eAudiobook titles, without any loan queues.
Belmont Library is open as usual while building works take place during March.
The Opening Hours community consultation period, which ran from 20 January to 29 February, has now closed. Thank you to all that participated; we received over 650 surveys and a lot of really useful insight.
Read More, Read Widely! Get involved with the Autumn Book Binge and be in the running to win great prizes.
Grab a bargain for a good cause, at the Geelong West Monster Book Fair.
We would like to thank all of the people who have taken the time to provide feedback on our opening hours proposal so far; we are honoured to be an important part of the communities we serve.
No Valentine’s Day plans? Geelong Regional Libraries has you covered on 14 February.
New Spark! Discovery kits available for loan
The Geelong Regional Library Corporation is proposing changes to the opening hours at some of its libraries and is inviting the community to have their say from 20 January – 29 February.
In light of the bushfires currently affecting through so much of our country, our thoughts are with anyone affected, directly or indirectly.
Geelong Regional Libraries' website will be temporarily unavailable due to scheduled maintenance.
Future preps at seven schools around Newcomb, Geelong are getting ready to start school with a little help from Geelong Regional Libraries and Soroptimists International Geelong.
Please note that Waurn Ponds Library will be closed Thursday 2 and Friday 3 January 2020 for re-carpeting.
Two metric tons of food was donated during the 2019 Food for Fines appeal.
The much-loved Highton Library reopened to the community today following an exciting refurbishment.
As 2019 draws to a close, we take the opportunity to look back on a great year for Geelong Regional Libraries.
Please read on for information about library opening hours during the festive season.
Our December e-newsletter is now available. Find out about news from the library and upcoming events!
The Geelong Library & Heritage Centre is proud to host two special maritime exhibitions this summer which explore Australia's, and Geelong’s, fascinating maritime history.
Geelong Regional Libraries has created a video which celebrates culture in our libraries.
The Lara Library will be closed for the remainder of today (21/11/2019) due to intermittent power outages.
An exhibition at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre allows visitors to encounter ‘the biggest placenta in the world.’
On Saturday 16 November, the Geelong Heritage Centre will celebrate its 40th anniversary, marking four decades since the original Geelong Historical Records Centre was opened to the public in 1979.
Please be advised that there has been a confirmed case of Chickenpox at the GRLC.
The Food for Fines appeal will be running from Monday 18 November until Friday 13 December 2019.
Our November e-newsletter is now available. Find out about news from the library and upcoming events!
Highton Library will be closed from Monday 25 November until Monday 23 December for an exciting upgrade.
The Word for Word Festival returns to the Dome this November with big name authors, speakers and personalities - and tickets are now on sale!
With the exception of the Geelong Library, all branches and Mobile Libraries in our network will be closed on Monday 14 October.
The Geelong Regional Library Corporation's Annual Report 2018/19 is now available to view online or in hard copy format at any of our 17 library branches and two Mobile Libraries.
Our libraries observe the following public holidays according to their municipalities: Geelong Show Day - Friday 18 October, Geelong Cup Day - Wednesday 23 October and Melbourne Cup Day - Tuesday 5 November.
Our October e-newsletter is now available. Find out about news from the library and upcoming events!
Do you, or does someone you know, need a quiet place to study? We are pleased to offer a special room hire rate for students so they can have a nice, quiet, private space to study.
All libraries will be closed on Friday 27 September for the AFL Grand Final Friday public holiday.
Geelong Regional Libraries is honoured to support the historic work of the Victorian Treaty Advancement Commission by hosting a polling station for the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria election at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre.
We’re very pleased to advise that the Geelong West Library and the City of Greater Geelong’s Geelong West Customer Service Centre are scheduled to re-open on Monday 23 September, in time for the start of the school holidays. We would like to thank the Geelong West community for their patience and understanding during this time.
An update on the temporary closure of the Geelong West Library.
Today marks 60 years of a Geelong Library operating at 49-51 Little Malop Street, Geelong, the site on which the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre currently stands. Read on for a brief overview of the history of the Library.
Patrons are advised that Western Heights College Library will be closed on Thursday 5 September due to a Curriculum Day.
Mention the library and most people will think about borrowing a book rather than publishing their own. But for Geelong woman, Prue Moriarty, the library helped her to finish writing and publish her own book, The Hunt for Code Polaris, a psychological-thriller about espionage during the Cold War.
Siblings Soraya, Mustafa and Murtaza grew up in Pakistan and until they moved to Australia, had never set foot in a library. In 2015, they moved with their family to Geelong and have been visiting their local Corio Library almost every week since.
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