Anne Summers - Unfettered and Alive: A MemoirAnne Summers


The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage CentreFriday, 9 November 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm


Join us for this very special event with Anne Summers in conversation, as she discusses her inspiring memoir.  One of Australia's most influential women, from cadet journalist, to policy maker, to change agent at large, her new book reveals stories about the famous and powerful people she has worked with or reported on. Anne is refreshingly frank about her own anxieties and mistakes as well as her, at times, heart-breaking family story of violence and ultimately reconciliation.


Markus Zusak - Bridge of Clay

Markus Zusak

The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage CentreWednesday, 14 November 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm


Geelong Regional Libraries are thrilled to announce that we will be hosting a very special evening event with Markus Zusak in conversation with Deakin University’s Maria Takolander to discuss his much-anticipated new novel, 'Bridge of Clay'. Presented in partnership with the Word for Word Festival







Michael McGirr


The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
Tuesday, 4 December 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm


Our guide, in entertaining short accounts of personal encounters with these works, is Michael  McGirr: schoolteacher and father, reviewer of hundreds of books and lifelong lover of literature. His humour and insight shine through in essays that connect the texts he has selected with each other, and connect us to them. Join Michael in conversation as he discusses all things books. 




Harry Saddler – The Eastern CurlewHarry Saddler

The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
Wednesday, 5 December 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

In an event not to be missed for bird lovers and indeed all nature enthusiasts, editor of Australian Birdlife magazine, comedy writer, Sean Dooley, will be in conversation with award-winning nature writer, Harry Saddler, to discuss his latest release ‘The Eastern Curlew’. This fascinating account charts the astounding avian flyways of this remarkable migratory bird.