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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Due to local council elections, Geelong Regional Libraries will be in caretaker mode until 24 October. This means we'll be posting on social media and our website less often, and only covering regular programs and operational matters.
Plans are progressing for the exciting new Queenscliffe Hub, which will house the Library, Museum and Visitor Information Centre. The new facility will be a wonderful resource and shared space for the Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale communities.
From Friday 18 September, our Click & Deliver service will only be available to library members who meet eligibility criteria as a ‘vulnerable person’ or who cannot access our new Click & Collect service.
City of Greater Geelong is planning for the delivery of a new Drysdale library.
We’re excited to announce a new Instagram profile to help fans of Young Adult fiction discover new books: @checked.in.ya!
Introducing the new-look What’s On at the Library brochure, available to view on our website now!