Library Services

IMPORTANT UPDATE

Given the global situation with COVID-19, our regions’ libraries are taking measured precautions to ensure we keep our staff and our community safe, and are closely following the advice provided by the Federal and State health authorities.

Currently, we are providing the following services to our members

·         Click and Collect

Order online or by phone and we will call you and give you a collection time. Items are placed at the front of the library for collection.
For more information visit https://opac.wentworth.nsw.gov.au/libero/WebOpac.cls or phone (03) 5027 7060

·         Library2U
Free home delivery service - Order online or by phone before 12 noon Thursday and your items will be delivered to your home on Friday
*Maximum of 5 items. Priority to seniors and vulnerable or isolated members
For more information visit https://opac.wentworth.nsw.gov.au/libero/WebOpac.cls or phone (03) 5027 7060

·         Online Book Clubs

We are using Zoom to continue our popular Book club program online. For more information, visit our events page on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/pg/LibrariesWentworthSC/events

·         Online storytime

Our popular program for toddlers and pre-schoolers has moved online! Posted to Facebook each Friday
https://www.facebook.com/LibrariesWentworthSC/




·         New Wentworth Shire Libraries app for your smartphone or tablet

See your current loans, renew your items, search our catalogue and more. Reserves can be placed for Click & Collect or Home Delivery.

Access all of our digital resources from the one app. This includes, BorrowBox, RBDigital, Storybox Library, HAYNES car manuals and more.

The best part? It even includes a 'Digital Library Card" which can be used whenever you come into the library. Never forget your library card again! 

Link to iOS app:

https://apps.apple.com/au/app/wentworth-shire-libraries/id1507157761

Link to Google Play app:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=au.com.solus.WentworthShire


The library has a range of online services, such as eBooks, downloadable audiobooks and magazines which can be accessed from home using your library card -

https://opac.wentworth.nsw.gov.au/libero/WebOpac.cls


The best place to stay informed on COVID-19 (Coronavirus), including updates, alerts and resources, is to visit the Australian Government Department of Health website

https://www.health.gov.au/


Wentworth Shire Library Service is a free service to residents of Wentworth Shire Council.

Membership of the library entitles you to borrow items from the library's collections, including books, magazines, DVDs, talking books, equipment and the digital library. You also have access to some of the library's online  resources from home. Membership for visitors is available on request.

Residents and visitors are free to make use of the library's facilities including public access computers, Wi-Fi and copying/scanning/printing.

Our online catalogue is available here.

OPENING HOURS

ALL LIBRARIES CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE  

You can still email the libraries at

library@wentworth.nsw.gov.au

or phone

WENTWORTH LIBRARY                                5027 5060


BURONGA LIBRARY                                      5027 7060


DARETON LIBRARY                                       5027 4258


POONCARIE LIBRARY



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