Tag Archives: Geelong

Geelong Library & Heritage Centre hiring Manager

(26 January 2017) The Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) is one of Victoria’s largest library networks covering some 5,500 square kilometres providing library and heritage services to people living in urban, rural and coastal areas.  The service includes a central library, the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, 15 community libraries, two mobile libraries and a […]


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Is this the world’s wildest library?

(9 November 2015) Everybody has an opinion about Geelong’s $45 million library and heritage centre.  The Mayor calls it a huge brain. Residents have called it an eggshell, ugly and so on. Make up your own mind by visiting the illustrated article by Debbie Cuthbertson in the Canberra Times.


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Geelong libraries turn over new leaf with expansion of digital collections

(6 October 2015) Geelong libraries are rapidly expanding their digital collections, as they cater for massive growth in demand for electronic books and audiobooks. The explosion in e-materials has seen paper borrowings drop for the first time, with Geelong Regional Library Corporation recording a six per cent fall for physical items in 2014-15. The opening […]


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Library and Heritage Centre for Geelong will be a landmark

The dome-shaped Library and Heritage Centre for Geelong, southwest of Melbourne, may change forever the traditional concept of a library, says Designinglibraries.com. Construction has begun on the $45.5 million building, designed by ARM Architecture. It will be a nine-storey facility providing access to information through print collections and the latest multi-media platforms. Read the story […]


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