Monday 11 November 2019
The public is advised that a staff member of the Geelong Regional Library Corporation has been diagnosed with a confirmed case of Chickenpox.
Unfortunately, people working at or visiting the Leopold or Ocean Grove Library branches recently may have been exposed to this virus in its contagious period, prior to the individual’s diagnosis.
Chickenpox is a communicable disease and generally considered mild, however it can have some rare but serious implications for certain members of our community. Further information regarding symptoms and risk factors can be found at this link. The vast majority of people will have immunity from a childhood case of Chickenpox or from immunisation, however please do take note of any symptoms described in the information.
If you feel at all unwell over the coming days with similar symptoms to those described, particularly if you have recently visited the Leopold Library or Ocean Grove Library, please seek medical advice.
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All Geelong Regional Library Corporation branches and mobile libraries will be closed from the usual branch closing time on Wednesday 5 August, for a period of at least six weeks.
The Leopold Library branch is closed following a confirmed case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in a staff member of Geelong Regional Libraries.
Please note, you will be asked to present your GRLC library card and photo ID (showing your residential address) to the concierge when you enter a branch.
From late August 2020, we will be introducing exciting new ways for you to find out about what’s going on at the library.
Geelong Regional Libraries’ members are advised that some databases will be removed from the Collection in the coming months.
Geelong Regional Libraries is delighted to announce the winner of our ‘Amazing Lockdown’ Short Story Competition: Ben Mitchell, for his story titled ‘Tunundra Valley’.