Over the coming weeks, all feedback will and reviewed and analysed to find common themes arising across the community (it is important to note that specific individual requests may not necessarily appear in the final recommendations). This feedback will be taken into consideration alongside the criteria set at the commencement of the project, namely: that the final proposal must be budget-neutral (meaning no increase in operational costs), address equity and access to library services, and standardise (wherever possible) opening and closing hours across the library network.
We will then report back to the community on what we heard and following a final opening hours proposal being adopted, we will share any changes that are made as a result of community feedback, as well as address any common themes or requests that were unable to be implemented.
Geelong Regional Libraries to review feedback and update proposal
Summary of engagement results shared with community
Geelong Regional Library Board considers updated proposal
Proposal presented to City of Greater Geelong Council for adoption and community informed
The Have Your Say page will continue to provide up-to-date information about the Opening Hours proposal, and any updates will be shared on our social media and web news pages.
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All Geelong Regional Library Corporation branches and mobile libraries will be closed until further notice.
In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 virus, the Geelong Regional Library Corporation will temporarily close all library branches and mobile libraries.
Library members now have access to BorrowBox Unlimited, which allows immediate access to a great selection of eBook and eAudiobook titles, without any loan queues.
Belmont Library is open as usual while building works take place during March.
Read More, Read Widely! Get involved with the Autumn Book Binge and be in the running to win great prizes.
Grab a bargain for a good cause, at the Geelong West Monster Book Fair.