Monday 31 January 2022
We were very proud to partner with Geelong Food Relief Centre on the Food for Fines Appeal 2021.
Throughout the Appeal, Geelong Regional Libraries wiped overdue library fines in exchange for the donation of non-perishable food items. The donated food is distributed by Geelong Food Relief Centre to local people experiencing food insecurity.
We were thrilled to hear that our generous community donated a record 3,680kg of food! Thank you to everyone who supported the Appeal.
While we no longer charge overdue fines (read more about that here!) we are looking forward to finding other ways to support the incredible work of Geelong Food Relief Centre in the future. If you would like to support their work, please click here for more information.
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Rapid Antigen Tests are now available free at our libraries (except Bannockburn and Queenscliff).
Western Heights College Library is temporarily closed due to recent flood damage. It re-opens Monday 6 February.
All mobile libraries are running with limited service.
Thermal imaging cameras now available to borrow from Torquay Library as part of our Library of Things.
With wild weather, often it is not possible to safely run our mobile library services.
All of our libraries, mobile libraries and Kim barne thaliyu/Geelong Heritage Centre will be closed from Saturday, 24 December - Monday, 2 January inclusive.
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.