The Opening Hours community consultation period, which ran from 20 January to 29 February, has now closed. Thank you to all that participated; we received over 650 surveys and a lot of really useful insight.
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.
We would like to thank all of the people who have taken the time to provide feedback on our opening hours proposal so far; we are honoured to be an important part of the communities we serve.
No Valentine’s Day plans? Geelong Regional Libraries has you covered on 14 February.
New Spark! Discovery kits available for loan
The Geelong Regional Library Corporation is proposing changes to the opening hours at some of its libraries and is inviting the community to have their say from 20 January – 29 February.
In light of the bushfires currently affecting through so much of our country, our thoughts are with anyone affected, directly or indirectly.
Geelong Regional Libraries' website will be temporarily unavailable due to scheduled maintenance.
Future preps at seven schools around Newcomb, Geelong are getting ready to start school with a little help from Geelong Regional Libraries and Soroptimists International Geelong.
Please note that Waurn Ponds Library will be closed Thursday 2 and Friday 3 January 2020 for re-carpeting.
Two metric tons of food was donated during the 2019 Food for Fines appeal.
The much-loved Highton Library reopened to the community today following an exciting refurbishment.
As 2019 draws to a close, we take the opportunity to look back on a great year for Geelong Regional Libraries.
Please read on for information about library opening hours during the festive season.
Our December e-newsletter is now available. Find out about news from the library and upcoming events!
The Geelong Library & Heritage Centre is proud to host two special maritime exhibitions this summer which explore Australia's, and Geelong’s, fascinating maritime history.
Geelong Regional Libraries has created a video which celebrates culture in our libraries.
The Lara Library will be closed for the remainder of today (21/11/2019) due to intermittent power outages.
An exhibition at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre allows visitors to encounter ‘the biggest placenta in the world.’
On Saturday 16 November, the Geelong Heritage Centre will celebrate its 40th anniversary, marking four decades since the original Geelong Historical Records Centre was opened to the public in 1979.
Please be advised that there has been a confirmed case of Chickenpox at the GRLC.
The Food for Fines appeal will be running from Monday 18 November until Friday 13 December 2019.
Our November e-newsletter is now available. Find out about news from the library and upcoming events!
Highton Library will be closed from Monday 25 November until Monday 23 December for an exciting upgrade.
The Word for Word Festival returns to the Dome this November with big name authors, speakers and personalities - and tickets are now on sale!
With the exception of the Geelong Library, all branches and Mobile Libraries in our network will be closed on Monday 14 October.
The Geelong Regional Library Corporation's Annual Report 2018/19 is now available to view online or in hard copy format at any of our 17 library branches and two Mobile Libraries.
Our libraries observe the following public holidays according to their municipalities: Geelong Show Day - Friday 18 October, Geelong Cup Day - Wednesday 23 October and Melbourne Cup Day - Tuesday 5 November.
Our October e-newsletter is now available. Find out about news from the library and upcoming events!
Do you, or does someone you know, need a quiet place to study? We are pleased to offer a special room hire rate for students so they can have a nice, quiet, private space to study.
All libraries will be closed on Friday 27 September for the AFL Grand Final Friday public holiday.
Geelong Regional Libraries is honoured to support the historic work of the Victorian Treaty Advancement Commission by hosting a polling station for the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria election at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre.
We’re very pleased to advise that the Geelong West Library and the City of Greater Geelong’s Geelong West Customer Service Centre are scheduled to re-open on Monday 23 September, in time for the start of the school holidays. We would like to thank the Geelong West community for their patience and understanding during this time.
An update on the temporary closure of the Geelong West Library.
Today marks 60 years of a Geelong Library operating at 49-51 Little Malop Street, Geelong, the site on which the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre currently stands. Read on for a brief overview of the history of the Library.
Patrons are advised that Western Heights College Library will be closed on Thursday 5 September due to a Curriculum Day.
Mention the library and most people will think about borrowing a book rather than publishing their own. But for Geelong woman, Prue Moriarty, the library helped her to finish writing and publish her own book, The Hunt for Code Polaris, a psychological-thriller about espionage during the Cold War.
Siblings Soraya, Mustafa and Murtaza grew up in Pakistan and until they moved to Australia, had never set foot in a library. In 2015, they moved with their family to Geelong and have been visiting their local Corio Library almost every week since.
Geelong Regional Libraries (GRLC) is proud to have attained eSmart Status.
For a week in October, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) will be bringing their exciting Education program to Geelong.
A stunning and free exhibition of world-class photography will be on display to the public at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre.
The ever-popular Geelong West Monster Book Fair returns to the Geelong West Town Hall this Friday 26th, Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July.
Our July e-newsletter is now available. Find out what is coming up and start booking!
We regret that the Bellarine & Surf Coast mobile library is experiencing mechanical difficulties and will be off road until next Tuesday.
Patti Manolis has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) as announced by the Governor-General today.
All Geelong Regional Libraries will be closed for the Queen’s Birthday public holiday on Monday 10 June. Normal opening hours resume on Tuesday 11 June.
National Reconciliation Week runs annually from 27 May to 3 June and is a chance for all Australians to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.
We are handing the public the keys to the Vault – Victoria’s largest regional heritage archives catalogue is now just a quick click away.
As part of National Simultaneous Storytime, Geelong Regional Library Corporation Chair, Councillor Ron Nelson and fellow local government representatives will guest read Alpacas with Maracas to children at libraries across the region on Wednesday 22 May.
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