Tagged: Libraries

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...

Council welcomes State Government funding for libraries

August 29, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has welcomed the announcement by the NSW State Government pledging $60 million in investments across the State’s public libraries. The announcement was made by the Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for the Arts Don Harwin in a joint statement and follows Council’s Mayoral Minute, which was passed last week. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor...

Bowral Library to host HSC English talk

June 15, 2018Posted in: Events

study lock-in

Wingecarribee Public Libraries are set to help another group of enthusiastic year 12 students prepare for this year’s fast-approaching Higher School Certificate (HSC) by hosting an English study talk. The free talk will be held on Monday 9 July and cover the English Area of Study – Discovery. The talk will be presented by Larry...

Libraries welcome new e-book and e-audiobook service

February 2, 2018Posted in: Community, Other

Keen readers across the Shire can now access even more great books online with the introduction of Bolinda Digital’s BorrowBox at Council’s libraries. Customers can browse and borrow the latest e-books and e-audiobooks and download them direct to their computer or mobile device – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Council’s Library Information...