Calling all local writers!
Entries for The Geelong Regional Libraries & Deakin University Local Word Writing Prize are open!
Submissions of up to 3000 words are welcome from emerging and established writers in prose fiction and creative nonfiction.
Entries close at 5.00pm, Saturday 28th January, 2023.
The winner of the prize will receive:
• a cash prize of $2000.
• a one-hour mentoring session with a Deakin University writing practitioner.
• publication on GRLC’s website and announcement in GRLC’s e-newsletter
Commended writers will receive:
This prize is sponsored by Deakin University.
Visit our webpage for more details on submitting your work!
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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.
Geelong Regional Libraries is excited to be part of Melbourne City of Literature's Virtual Writer in Residence program this month.
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.
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.