Please read on for information about library opening hours during the festive season.
Our December e-newsletter is now available. Find out about news from the library and upcoming events!
The Geelong Library & Heritage Centre is proud to host two special maritime exhibitions this summer which explore Australia's, and Geelong’s, fascinating maritime history.
Geelong Regional Libraries has created a video which celebrates culture in our libraries.
The Lara Library will be closed for the remainder of today (21/11/2019) due to intermittent power outages.
An exhibition at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre allows visitors to encounter ‘the biggest placenta in the world.’
On Saturday 16 November, the Geelong Heritage Centre will celebrate its 40th anniversary, marking four decades since the original Geelong Historical Records Centre was opened to the public in 1979.
Please be advised that there has been a confirmed case of Chickenpox at the GRLC.
The Food for Fines appeal will be running from Monday 18 November until Friday 13 December 2019.
Our November e-newsletter is now available. Find out about news from the library and upcoming events!
Highton Library will be closed from Monday 25 November until Monday 23 December for an exciting upgrade.
The Word for Word Festival returns to the Dome this November with big name authors, speakers and personalities - and tickets are now on sale!
With the exception of the Geelong Library, all branches and Mobile Libraries in our network will be closed on Monday 14 October.
The Geelong Regional Library Corporation's Annual Report 2018/19 is now available to view online or in hard copy format at any of our 17 library branches and two Mobile Libraries.
Our libraries observe the following public holidays according to their municipalities: Geelong Show Day - Friday 18 October, Geelong Cup Day - Wednesday 23 October and Melbourne Cup Day - Tuesday 5 November.
Our October e-newsletter is now available. Find out about news from the library and upcoming events!
Do you, or does someone you know, need a quiet place to study? We are pleased to offer a special room hire rate for students so they can have a nice, quiet, private space to study.
All libraries will be closed on Friday 27 September for the AFL Grand Final Friday public holiday.
Geelong Regional Libraries is honoured to support the historic work of the Victorian Treaty Advancement Commission by hosting a polling station for the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria election at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre.
We’re very pleased to advise that the Geelong West Library and the City of Greater Geelong’s Geelong West Customer Service Centre are scheduled to re-open on Monday 23 September, in time for the start of the school holidays. We would like to thank the Geelong West community for their patience and understanding during this time.
An update on the temporary closure of the Geelong West Library.
Today marks 60 years of a Geelong Library operating at 49-51 Little Malop Street, Geelong, the site on which the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre currently stands. Read on for a brief overview of the history of the Library.
Patrons are advised that Western Heights College Library will be closed on Thursday 5 September due to a Curriculum Day.
Mention the library and most people will think about borrowing a book rather than publishing their own. But for Geelong woman, Prue Moriarty, the library helped her to finish writing and publish her own book, The Hunt for Code Polaris, a psychological-thriller about espionage during the Cold War.
Siblings Soraya, Mustafa and Murtaza grew up in Pakistan and until they moved to Australia, had never set foot in a library. In 2015, they moved with their family to Geelong and have been visiting their local Corio Library almost every week since.
Geelong Regional Libraries (GRLC) is proud to have attained eSmart Status.
For a week in October, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) will be bringing their exciting Education program to Geelong.
A stunning and free exhibition of world-class photography will be on display to the public at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre.
The ever-popular Geelong West Monster Book Fair returns to the Geelong West Town Hall this Friday 26th, Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July.
Our July e-newsletter is now available. Find out what is coming up and start booking!
We regret that the Bellarine & Surf Coast mobile library is experiencing mechanical difficulties and will be off road until next Tuesday.
Patti Manolis has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) as announced by the Governor-General today.
All Geelong Regional Libraries will be closed for the Queen’s Birthday public holiday on Monday 10 June. Normal opening hours resume on Tuesday 11 June.
Please be advised that the Special Meeting scheduled for Wednesday 29 May 2019 to hear public submissions regarding the GRLC's Draft Budget 2019/20 and Strategic Resource Plan 2019/23 has been cancelled, due to no public submissions being received.
National Reconciliation Week runs annually from 27 May to 3 June and is a chance for all Australians to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.
We are handing the public the keys to the Vault – Victoria’s largest regional heritage archives catalogue is now just a quick click away.
As part of National Simultaneous Storytime, Geelong Regional Library Corporation Chair, Councillor Ron Nelson and fellow local government representatives will guest read Alpacas with Maracas to children at libraries across the region on Wednesday 22 May.
We're pleased to announce the Bellarine-Surf Coast Mobile Library truck is back on the road after undergoing urgent repairs.
Portraits of Justice is a free exhibition created by innovative young people to understand and engage with legal services that can improve their lives.
The Dome will be alive with sound and music … as Geelong After Dark returns for 2019.
All library branches and mobile libraries will be closed for Easter and ANZAC Day public holidays.
Chilwell Library has reopened to the public following a short closure for refurbishments.
The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available to members of Geelong Regional Libraries, providing access to 30,000 films for free.
The Geelong West Rotary Club’s first Monster Book Fair for 2019 will be held at Geelong West Town Hall on Friday 15, Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 March.
The exhibition, Remembering the End - Peace celebrations and life after World War I in Geelong and the Barwon Region, is currently touring to library branches across the region.
Visit the Geelong Heritage Centre Reading Room and immerse yourself in imagery and objects from Geelong in the 1970s. While you're there share a 'groovy' or 'far out' memory of 1970s Geelong on a memory postcard.
All Geelong Regional Libraries will be closed for the Labour Day public holiday on Monday 11 March. Normal opening hours resume on Tuesday 12 March.
Patrons are advised that Chilwell Library is closed for refurbishments from Monday 18 March, and will reopen to the public on Thursday 4 April.
Please be advised of changes to the regular opening hours at Western Heights College Library.
We regret that there will be no mobile library service to Anakie today (Tuesday 15 January) due to a mechanical issue with the Golden Plains Mobile Library vehicle.