At its board meeting held Monday 27 November the Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) Board resolved that the Corporation become a signatory to the City of Greater Geelong’s Prevention of Family Violence Statement of Commitment and join Council and other organisations in taking a city wide approach on this serious but preventable community issue.
The Statement, launched by the City on Thursday 30 November 2017, provides shared principles for the promotion of gender equity and respectful relationships, the development of our organisations and workforces and promotion of access to information. For further details visit: http://bit.ly/2zSyoaX
The Geelong Regional Library Corporation also endorses the Statement on Domestic and Family Violence adopted by the Public Libraries Victoria Network on 6 December 2016. The statement contains information about the many attributes public libraries across Victoria possess that provide practical support to victims of family violence and the potential for an increased role. The full statement is available here: http://bit.ly/2isOoJ6
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Customers are advised of changes to regular library opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period.
The Golden Plains Mobile Library service will experience a minor disruption tomorrow (Friday 7 December), but a full service will resume next week.
Come along and celebrate the opening of the new Leopold Library with a Free Family Fun Day on Saturday 8 December from 10am-3pm.
The Mik Maks will be performing, as well as Roaming Reptiles, storytelling, face-painting and a visit from Santa!
The Borough of Queenscliffe Council is calling for community feedback to guide the next steps in the revitalisation of Hesse Street.
Books Beyond Boundaries is a creative arts project now on show at the Dome until 22 December. It features books which have been annotated, altered, or remade by community members of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.
We are proud to once again partner with Geelong Food Relief Centre to support local people in need through the Food for Fines appeal, running from 26 November to 14 December 2018.