Tagged: Libraries

HSC Pause 4 Paws Study days at Bowral Library

October 2, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

Angus the therapy dog poses outside for camera

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Library Services team are inviting students preparing for their year 12 exams to join them for a study option with a difference. The program will allow HSC students to access the Henrietta Rose Room for studying purposes between 9am and 5pm from Tuesday 8 to Thursday 10 October 2019. Council’s Coordinator of...

Upgrades continue at Mittagong Library

August 5, 2019Posted in: Community

View of Mittagong Branch Library

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to embark on the next stage of upgrade works at Mittagong Branch Library. Works involve replacing and restoring the building’s roof including gutters, downpipes, ridge capping and timber batons. The building will also receive a fresh coat of paint in-line with its heritage character. To allow the works to be...

Council welcomes State Library funding

July 10, 2019Posted in: Community, Other

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has welcomed the State Government’s pledge to inject $36.5 million in funding across NSW public libraries this financial year. “This is great news for our Shire and State,” he said. “Libraries are an integral part of our community and this commitment provides real certainty and protection for all our...

A new chapter for Mittagong Library

April 11, 2019Posted in: Community, Environment

View of Mittagong Branch Library

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to embark on a green makeover of Mittagong Branch Library that will improve the energy efficiency of one of our Shire’s popular historic buildings. The Mittagong Library Energy Efficiency Upgrade (MLEEU) project will see the installation of a new air conditioning system, LED lighting and new building insulation to efficiently...

Library launches new look website

September 28, 2018Posted in: Other

family-computer

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Library Services has strengthened its online presence with the launch of a new and improved website. Council’s Information Services Librarian Rebecca Finlaison said it took 11 months to plan and develop the new look website. “We’ve deliberately tried to freshen up the site and make it easier to navigate,” she said. “Visitors...