LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 6 September 2021

The Library maybe closed but deliveries are continuing

With the stay at home orders continuing deliveries have been ramping up. Reminder that you need to place your orders by 4pm the day before delivery. Town deliveries are Tuesday and Thursday. Out of town deliveries are Friday. To do this you must either:

  1. Make your selections via the catalogue (instructions below); or
  2. Send a message via Facebook messenger or email; or
  3. 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 has finished

The final day of reading was last 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. You have to be in it to win.

eResources

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/

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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 https://grenfellpubliclibrary.org.au 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 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 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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LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 23 August 2021

The Library is currently closed

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, Weddin Shire Council would like to reassure the community that they are closely monitoring the situation.

Therefore, the Council services in the Community Hub such as the Visit Grenfell, Grenfell Art Gallery, Grenfell Internet Centre and Grenfell Public Library are temporarily CLOSED for face-to-face customer service from 5pm Thursday 12 August.

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 https://grenfellpubliclibrary.org.au 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 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 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.

Yes the Reading Olympics is continuing

How is everyone going with the Reading Olympics? Reminder that there is still time to do lots of reading before the Paralympics ends on Monday 6 September.

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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