LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 30 August 2021

The Library closure has been extended

NSW Health announced on Thursday 16 that due to ongoing concerns about community transmission, stay-at-home orders in place for regional NSW will be extended by two weeks, until at least 11:59pm on 10 September, in line with existing orders for the Greater Sydney area.

Everyone must stay at home unless they have a reasonable excuse to leave. They also cannot have visitors in their home from outside their household, including family and friends.

This means that I will be contactable by telephone and email; however the Library will be closed for over the counter assistance until further notice.

This is a challenging time for us all, we apologise for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience as we work together to reduce the risk of the spread of COVID-19.

Due to the new restrictions starting on Monday 16 August I can only offer a delivery service within the town limits. You must already be a library member to access this service. Please check the library website for further updates.

Items already on loan

If you already have items on loan that are due during the shutdown please hang on to them as I am automatically renewing these items. Reminder that there are NO overdue fines.

Click and Delivery service

To allow you to continue borrowing please follow the below

  • Access library website
  • 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 delivery.

House Delivery Service

This service will be offered only to those who live within the town limits, please see the above Click and delivery service instructions. You will be notified when your delivery will take place.

If you do not have internet access, please contact the library on 6343 1334 and we can organise a delivery for you. 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.

Final week of the Reading Olympics

We are now in the final week of the Reading Olympics. The final day of reading is this Sunday 5 September. Entries must be handed in to the Library by Saturday 11 September via the return chute  to ensure you are in the chance to win.

All reading options will be available. This means you can read books from the public library, school library, BorrowBox, indyreads, Story Box Library or your own home.

You have to be in it to win.

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