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Public is a licensed contemporary café set inside the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre's magnificent Dome. Located on the ground floor and overlooking the revamped Johnstone Park, Public serves delicious food and amazing coffee in a unique and vibrant setting.

Public is a modern space with a warm, industrial feel. Steeped with natural light, they have created a comfortable space where customers can get breakfast and a quick morning coffee, or catch up with friends over lunch and afternoon tea, all whilst being surrounded by the architecturally award winning Geelong Library and Heritage Centre.

Public welcomes everyone to come and experience this space, to enjoy what they have created.


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  • Non smoking establishment
Opening hours:
  • Monday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
  • Friday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm


  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details