News & Blog

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre colourfully lit at night with a crowd of people during the 2019 Geelong After Dark festival. News

Culture lives at the library

Do you crave some culture in your life?

Whether it’s art, literature, music, language, design, innovation, collaboration… or however else you interpret it, culture enhances our quality of life and enriches communities.  It brings people together, generates conversations and promotes creativity.

Public libraries are important cultural institutions. Every day library branches across our network and the Geelong Heritage Centre are providing access to events, creative and digital programs, collections, exhibitions, heritage archives and learning opportunities.

Our libraries also provide spaces and resources – including free WiFi and access to digital technology – which allow creative people to work, collaborate and innovate. What’s more, anyone can access library spaces and activities, and almost all of them are offered free of charge.

We are proud of the role that Geelong Regional Libraries plays in enhancing the social and cultural fabric of our region.

Check out this video which celebrates culture in our libraries.

 

Back to news

You may also like...

Photo of brightly painted Easter eggs hanging from a tree News

April public holiday closures

Our libraries will be closed over the Easter weekend and on Anzac Day.

A picture of library shelves with books News

Bannockburn Library open after maintenance works

Bannockburn Library is now open again with normal opening hours, after undergoing some maintenance works.

Image description: A woman with dark hair and eyes smiles sitting outdoors. She is wearing a scarf and white tshirt. News

Shaping your library's future

Wondering where to next for libraries in our region? We want to hear from you! We are developing our Library Plan 2021–2025 and we want to know your ideas.

Image description: A woman sits at her computer with her dog beside her News

Introducing LinkedIn Learning; our new resource for members

We are delighted to be able to offer our members a fantastic new online learning resource; LinkedIn Learning.

Exterior of the Apollo Bay Library building News

Colac Otway Shire residents to reap benefits of library transition

Plans are now well advanced for the transition of the Colac Otway Shire (COS) libraries to the Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC).

Female librarian wearing a mask, stacking books on to a library shelf News

Libraries re-opening Thursday 18 February

We are pleased to announce that libraries will be re-opening on Thursday 18 February.