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Following State Government announcements, all Geelong Regional Libraries' branches and mobile libraries will re-open on Friday 10 September.

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Click & Collect now available!

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The September/October edition of the What's On brochure is out now!

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The first-ever Geelong Regional Libraries app is here!

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Explore our extensive eCollections from the comfort of your home!

Special Events

*IN-PERSON* Janet Brown - Playwriting

Writers' Workshop presented by Geelong Regional Libraries

Join us for an in-person workshop to learn the ins and outs of playwriting with local author and playwrite, Janet Brown.

Playwriting: from the Concept to the Stage

In this one day workshop, you will be introduced to strategies and ideas with Janet Brown to help you move forward in your script writing project.   Janet will share her industry knowledge and experience with you.  Suitable for beginners and those with playwriting experience.

Book now to avoid disappointment.

REGISTER HERE

Saturday, 25 September 2021 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Author Encounters

*ONLINE* Judy Nunn - Showtime!

Author Talk

*PLEASE NOTE, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED ONLINE DUE TO THE CURRENT LOCKDOWNS*

Judy Nunn's latest bestselling novel will take you from the cotton mills of England to the theatres of Melbourne, on a scintillating journey through the golden age of Australian showbusiness.

Waiting in the wings: Comedy, tragedy, passion and betrayal; economic depression, the Black Death and the horrors of World War One…

Book now to avoid disappointment.

REGISTER HERE

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Author Encounters

*ONLINE* Tim Richards - Heading South

Author Talk - A Seniors Festival Event

Feel like travelling but just don't know how or when in these difficult COVID times? Join us to learn more!

Far North Queensland to Western Australia by Rail

Freelance travel writer and Lonely Planet guidebook contributor Tim Richards decides to shake up his life by taking an epic rail journey across Australia. 

Book now to avoid disappointment.

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Tuesday, 5 October 2021 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Virtual Event

Author Encounters

*IN-PERSON* Tania Farrelly - The Eighth Wonder

Author Talk

The Suffragette meets The Greatest Showman in this story of passion and courage, as a young feminist fights against the rules of society to find her place in the world.

New York, 1897. The richest city in the world.

From Fifth Avenue mansions to Lower East Side tenements and the carnivals of Coney Island, The Eighth Wonder explores the brilliance and brutality of one of the world’s most progressive eras and celebrates the visionaries who dare to rebel.

Book now to avoid disappointment.

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Thursday, 7 October 2021 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Leopold Library

Author Encounters

*IN-PERSON* Alli Sinclair - Character Relationships

Writers' Workshop presented by Geelong Regional Libraries

This workshop is designed to bring your characters to life, give your story depth and create characters that will take readers on a memorable journey.

Participants will learn

  • The importance of different character relationships
  • How to use character relationships to drive the story
  • How to add tension in relationships
  • How to develop three-dimensional characters
  • How to use character strengths and weakness to create multi-faceted relationships

Book now to avoid disappointment.

REGISTER HERE

Saturday, 23 October 2021 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Author Encounters

*IN-PERSON* Narrelle M Harris - Sherlock Holmes With A Twist

Author In-conversation

Join Narrelle M Harris and Lucy Sussex in conversation about The Only One in the World: A Sherlock Holmes Anthology (Clan Destine Press). 

Sherlock Holmes, the character created by Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887, is now arguably the world’s most famous fictional detective. 

Book now to avoid disappointment.

REGISTER HERE

Thursday, 28 October 2021 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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Libraries to re-open on Friday 10 September

We look forward to welcoming our communities back into libraries from Friday 10 September!

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The Geelong Regional Libraries' app

The Geelong Regional Libraries’ app is your portal to the library, easily accessible from your mobile device.

The app is compatible with both Apple and Android phones and tablets and is available now through the iOS App Store and Google Play. 

 

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