Tagged: Libraries

Stock up on your Christmas reads at Council libraries

December 22, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Two female librarians holding stacks of books inside library

Bookworms across the Shire are reminded to stock up on their favourite reads prior to the Christmas shutdown of Council’s public libraries. Council’s Chief Information Officer John Crawford said both Bowral and Mittagong Public Libraries would close for the holidays from 12 noon Thursday 24 December. “This means that patrons have only a few days...

Mobile Library van returns as ‘Click & Collect’ service

September 16, 2020Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Library van parked on street

Getting your hands on a library book is about to become even easier for Highland residents with the launch of Council’s new ‘Click & Collect’ service. Starting Thursday 17 September Council will temporarily roll-out this new service which will follow the pre-existing Mobile Library route and schedule. Council’s Chief Information Officer John Crawford said the...

Bowral Library to ease further restrictions as of 1 July

June 29, 2020Posted in: Other

A further easing of restrictions and conditions will take place at the Bowral Central Library following the successful reopening of the facility in June. Council’s Chief Information Officer John Crawford said as of 1 July restrictions on the number of persons and time spent within the library would be further relaxed. “As of Wednesday 1...

Bowral Library reopens to the public!

May 28, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to reopen Bowral Central Library on Monday 1 June 2020 as social restrictions ease across the State. Council’s Chief Information Officer John Crawford said the resumption of services at Bowral Library was the first in a series of gradual reopening of the Shire’s public managed facilities. “We’re absolutely thrilled to...

Council closes all public libraries

March 23, 2020Posted in: Community

As a precaution to slow the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, Wingecarribee Shire Council will temporarily close its public libraries to the community as of Tuesday 24 March 2020. The closure affects Council’s Bowral and Mittagong public libraries and the ROADS Mobile Library service. This is effective as of Tuesday 24 March and will...