LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 13 and 20 April 2020

Reminder that the Library is physically closed to you, but you have options. Below is a summary of what is currently available. More details are available on the library website https://grenfellpubliclibrary.org.au/ or the Facebook page.

Click and Collect/Delivery service

To allow you to continue borrowing please follow the below

  • Access library website http://grenfellpubliclibrary.org.au/
  • Select catalogue
  • Select Member Services
  • Log In using User ID B0….. from your library membership card and your password which is your birthday (ddmmyy)
  • Search catalogue
  • Click on title
  • Click on Reserve title
  • Click on Proceed
  • This item will then appear on a list for the library staff

At this stage the toy collection is not available.

Library Staff will notify you when your item(s) will be available for collection. At this point you will have an option of either collecting from the front of the Community Hub building or a house delivery.

For those outside the town limits you can ring the library for stock to be put aside and pick up from the front of the Community Hub building.

Collection will be available Tuesday – Friday between 10am and 5pm only.

House Delivery Service

This service will be offered only to those who live within the town limits, please see the above Click and collect/delivery service instructions. The town will be divided into two just like our garbage collection. You will be notified when your delivery will take place. Deliveries will commence the week of Monday 13 April. If you do not have internet access, please contact the library on 6343 1334 and we can organise a delivery for you.

Delivery instructions

Delivery will entail you leaving your returns in a bag on your front step and the library staff member will swap over the bag for a new one with stock. We will not knock on the door.

Message for those wanting to join the library during COVID-19

As of Wednesday 14 April, for those who are not library members but would like access to the eResources including BorrowBox and Story Box you can now join online via the library website.

Please note that this does not give you access to the physical collection.

School holiday activities

School holidays are currently underway and the below are a couple of fun competitions to keep you occupied.

Submit a short story

Topic: What I did during the school holiday during social isolation.

Did you have a birthday or helped celebrate someone’s birthday? Face time with family and friends to stay in touch. What fun and creative activities did you come up with to stay occupied? Do you have any siblings to help pass the time? Have you wanted to run away and hide as they are so annoying?

Tell us what you have been up to during the social isolation and you could win a prize.

Deadline: Sunday 26 April

Submit via either email grenlib@grenfell.org.au or in hard copy via the after-hours return chute.

These will then be published in book form as a reminder of a school holiday during social isolation.

Photo Competition

Topic: The best-looking reading nook, tent, corner, etc.

Show us your creativity and style. You and your favourite book must be in the photo.

Show us what you have been up to during the social isolation and you could win a prize.

Deadline: Sunday 26 April

Submit via email grenlib@grenfell.org.au

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