Entries are now open for Geelong Regional Libraries' 'The Amazing Lockdown' short story competition.
We're looking for original pieces of writing, 500 words or less, on the theme ‘The Amazing Lockdown’.
You can take inspiration from the current situation, like social distancing and isolation, or your own interpretation of the theme. We are looking for stories with strong characters, a well-crafted plot and realistic dialogue. Make us laugh, make us cry, but, most of all, make us feel!
Entries will be judged by local authors Mark Smith (The Road to Winter, Wilder Country, Land of Fences) and Jayne Tuttle (Paris or Die - A Memoir), and Surf Coast Shire Councillor Margot Smith. The winner will receive a $100 book voucher from The Bookshop at Queenscliff.
Email your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org. Entries should be Arial 12pt, double spaced, and submitted as a Word document. Full conditions below.
Submissions close Friday 29 May at 5pm.
Conditions of entry:
Entries should adhere to the following criteria:
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We are delighted to be able to offer our members a fantastic new online learning resource; LinkedIn Learning.
Plans are now well advanced for the transition of the Colac Otway Shire (COS) libraries to the Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC).
We are pleased to announce that libraries will be re-opening on Thursday 18 February.
Due to today’s announcement of Stage 4 Restrictions for Victoria, Geelong Regional Library Corporation will be closing all branches and mobile library services from Friday 12 February (at the usual branch closing time) until at least Thursday 18 February 2021 pending any further instructions from the State Government.
Have you heard the exciting news? The City of Greater Geelong is building a new Drysdale library in the town square to service Drysdale, Clifton Springs, Curlewis and northern Bellarine Peninsula communities.
Further changes will come into effect at libraries during January 2021, as COVID-19 restrictions are eased.