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Geelong Library & Heritage Centre

03 4201 0600

The spectacular Geelong Library & Heritage Centre is the perfect place to relax, read, work and discover.

Superbly located in Geelong's Cultural Precinct, adjacent to the beautiful Johnstone Park, it is an easy walk from the Geelong Railway Station, CBD and waterfront area.

Open seven days a week, the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre is the ideal place for visitors to relax and recharge - browse a newspaper, enjoy a huge collection of books and digital items, explore cutting-edge technology, and make use of the fast, free WiFi.

Families will love the dedicated level for children and youth which features age-appropriate collections; exciting digital technology; outdoor deck; and parents' room.

The Geelong Library & Heritage Centre is home to the Geelong region's vast heritage archive and the beautiful Heritage Reading Room is a must-visit destination for local history and family history enthusiasts.

Regular storytime and eKnowHow sessions, plus author encounters, exhibitions and special events take place at the library throughout the year.

The Geelong Library & Heritage Centre houses seven premium event spaces.

The high ground Wurdi Youang - the largest of the event spaces - is perfect for your special celebration, product launch, conference, performance or wedding. It offers a flexible floor plan and boasts innovative design, cutting-edge audio visual equipment and spectacular views across Corio Bay from the outdoor balcony.

Smaller meeting and discussion rooms are also available to hire; all include complimentary WiFi, high-end audio visual equipment and technical support.

The on-site caterer, THE RK GROUP, is acknowledged as one of Geelong's leading corporate and event catering companies, with an outstanding reputation for culinary flair and service excellence.

They invite you to speak with their Venue Hire Activator to discuss how they can tailor a package to suit your needs.

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  • Child activities
  • Conference/convention facilities
  • Access without assistance for the disabled
  • Toilet facilities for the disabled
  • Lockers
  • Public toilet
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Please note: Heritage Centre is closed on Sunday and Monday

  • Monday to Friday
    8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday
    10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday
    9:00am - 8:00pm
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  • Wednesday to Friday
    9:00am - 5:00pm
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  • Saturday
    10:00am - 1:00pm
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Accessible amenities include lift and ramp access to all levels, adult change facilities and hoist, disabled toilets on all levels, and assistive technology such as hearing loops, audiobooks, digital magnifiers, screen readers and touch-screen devices.