Rapid Antigen Tests are now available free at our libraries (except Bannockburn and Queenscliff).
Western Heights College Library is temporarily closed due to recent flood damage. It re-opens Monday 6 February.
All mobile libraries are running with limited service.
Please be aware all our libraries will be closed for the public holiday on Thursday 26 January.
Thermal imaging cameras now available to borrow from Torquay Library as part of our Library of Things.
Ever wondered what your neighbour is reading? Or what to read next? Check out the most borrowed titles from 2022.
Take part in our fun Summer Scavenger Hunt in the new year!
With wild weather, often it is not possible to safely run our mobile library services.
Entries for The Geelong Regional Libraries & Deakin University Local Word Writing Prize are now closed - shortlisted writers announced soon.
All of our libraries, mobile libraries and Kim barne thaliyu/Geelong Heritage Centre will be closed from Saturday, 24 December - Monday, 2 January inclusive.
Lend a hand and give a can to the Library Food Drive this festive season to support locals experiencing food uncertainty.
Due to road closures in the shire the mobile library will unfortunately be unable to visit Rokewood and Dereel today.
The mobile library will instead remain at Meredith until 4pm.
We apologise for any inconvenience. We'll keep you updated on our socials with further service changes.
All Geelong Regional Libraries' branches and mobile libraries will be closed on Friday 25 November for our annual staff training day.
Saturday 3 December will see libraries around our network transformed into arts and crafts markets for the day!
Geelong Regional Libraries is excited to be part of Melbourne City of Literature's Virtual Writer in Residence program this month.
Did you know that sensory tents and headphones are available at Geelong Library & Heritage Centre?
Creativity, environmental sustainability, storytelling and a lot of fun were takeaways for all at Ocean Grove Library last school holidays, thanks to guest artist Trace Balla.
The Geelong Regional Library Corporation's Annual Report 2020/21 is now available to view online.
Due to severe weather conditions the Golden Plains Mobile will be off the road until Saturday 15 October and Bannockburn Library closed Thursday 13 October and Friday 14 October.
Please be advised that some of our libraries will be closed due to upcoming public holidays.
The Armstrong Creek community will soon welcome a new chapter in the region’s development with construction of the Armstrong Creek Library and Community Hub project underway.
Due to power outages, Belmont and Highton Libraries are closed until lunchtime today.
Calling all local makers, artists and creatives! We invite you to submit an expression of interest (EOI) to sell your wares and creations at Geelong Regional Libraries Arts and Craft Market Day on Saturday 3 December 2022.
We're proud to partner with Golden Plains Shire Council to deliver the Create and Connect Program for community members who are living with dementia or experiencing early onset dementia and their carers or companions.
We are delighted to let you know that library services have resumed from the new Queenscliff Library (55 Hesse Street) as of Monday 26 September.
All Geelong Regional Libraries' branches and Mobile Libraries will be closed on Thursday 22 and Friday 23 September due to public holidays.
In light of the rising levels of illness across the community, Local Word Regional Showcase has been postponed until Friday 18 and Saturday 19 November 2022.
Saving Family Stories will provide people in the local community with free access to equipment and technical support to scan, save, edit and share old negatives, slides, video footage and photographs. This project will allow precious family stories and treasured memories to be shared and enjoyed, and digitally preserved for generations to come.
Together with nbn co we invite you to upcoming drop-in sessions to learn more about the nbn access network. Nbn co will have representatives aboard our mobile libraries in Golden Plains Shire and Colac Otway Shire Council who can help:
Has your library membership lapsed? Do you have family or friends who aren’t yet library members? It’s time to Join Up in July and go into the draw to win great prizes!
We have modified our operating hours again - please read on for more information.
The temporary Queenscliff Library will be closing from end of day Tuesday 21 June, in preparation for the move to the new Queenscliffe Hub.
All our libraries will be closed for the Queen's Birthday public holiday on Monday 13 June.
We regret that the Golden Plains mobile library is experiencing mechanical difficulties and services will be limited this week.
This winter, we encourage you to make time for reading every day by participating in the Warm Winter Read.
Please be advised that we are currently experiencing a network outage, which is impacting internet and phones at our libraries.
Has it been a while since you last visited the library? If so, there’s never been a better time to return yourself to the library and discover what’s new.
A Public Library Census on Tuesday 24 May 2022 in libraries across Victoria.
Geelong Regional Libraries' Draft Budget 2022-23 and Strategic Resource Plan 2022-26 is currently on public exhibition.
We've simplified how you can access digital magazines and news publications via our eCollection.
Customers are advised that Ocean Grove Library will be closed for refurbishments from Monday 2 May and will re-open to the public on Monday 8 May.
In line with the recent Victorian Government announcements, you will no longer need to check in to our libraries, or to show a vaccination certificate upon entry.
Due to a scheduled upgrade to our phone system, there may be some disruption to the service between 12.00noon and 1.00pm tomorrow, Wednesday 20 April.
Geelong Regional Libraries is calling for submissions for involvement in our new regional showcase for writers and readers – The Local Word.
We are inviting proposals from writers, readers, poets, illustrators and other creatives living in Geelong, the Bellarine, Colac, and the Great Ocean Road from Torquay to Cape Otway, to take part and deliver programs on all aspects of the writing craft and the publishing industry.
All libraries in the Geelong Regional Libraries’ network, including mobile libraries, will be closed over the Easter period, starting from Thursday 12 April at 5pm, and reopening on Tuesday, 19 April.
Bannockburn Library is closed today, Monday 11 April, due to staffing shortages.
'Hello Machines' are interactive vintage telephones and will be placed in Geelong Regional Libraries' locations as part of the Australian Heritage Festival in April and May.
Due to urgent mechanical scheduled repairs, the Bellarine & Surf Coast mobile library will be off the road from Saturday 26 March for an expected period of up to two weeks.
We are looking for people to attend a focus group and have their say about their experience with the library – from the membership sign up process to the communications you receive from us.
Take part in the great Victorian public library users survey and have your say about library services and programs!
Please be advised of planned and unplanned closures at libraries and the Geelong Heritage Centre over the long weekend.