The Library is staying closed for at least another week
Council has made the decision to keep the Community Hub which includes the library to stay closed for at least another week. I apologies for any inconvenience that this may cause.
Deliveries will continue this week. Town deliveries are Tuesday and Thursday. Out of town deliveries are Friday. To do this you must either:
- Make your selections via the catalogue (instructions below); or
- Send a message via Facebook messenger or email; or
- Contact the library on 6343 1334
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.
Instructions on how to select items from catalogue
- 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 delivery.
House Delivery Service
This service is now offered to those who live outside the town limits as well. 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.
Reading Olympics Winners
The winners of the Reading Olympics are in the Adults’ category Racheal Chown with 30 titles. In the School age category we have a tie with 64 titles each. Keira Chown and Hannah Lynch. And in the Toddler/Preschool category Georgia Monley with an impressive 200 titles. Congratulations to the winners. Well done to all.
Those connected to the Library Facebook or Instagram pages will have noticed that I have been promoting new eResources that are now available to you free of charge. You still have your normal access to BorrowBox, indyreads and The Story Box Library but you now have access to a range of Gale products including Business Entrepreneurship, Business Plan Builder, News, Biography, Environmental Studies, Global Issues, Opposing View Points, Science, World History, Interactive science, Health and Wellness, Books and Authors, Literature Resources, Agriculture, Gardening and horticulture, Health and medicine, Vocations and careers, National Geographic Virtual Library and National Geographic kids. You will only require your membership number to access any of these. Access is via the library website https://grenfellpubliclibrary.org.au/e-resources/