Did you know that heat loss can account for a signficant proportion of total energy consumption in a building from air leakage through chimneys, wall vents or badly sealed doorways?
Library members can now borrow a thermal imaging camera - for free! - from Torquay Library as part of our Library of Things.
Infrared cameras can help detect energy loss through air leaks, insufficient insulation, water damage on roofs and other building defects that mean the building is not as energy efficient as it could be. Thermal imaging cameras and inspections can be quite expensive, now the local community has access to sturdy, reliable and easy-to-use cameras to complete thermal imaging inspection of their own homes - for free! This can help start process to be more energy efficient and sustainable in daily life.
Pop into Torquay Library to borrow or reserve a camera.
These cameras are available thanks to a Surf Coast Shire grant.
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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.
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.
All Geelong Regional Libraries' branches and mobile libraries will be closed on Friday 25 November for our annual staff training day.