Tagged: Libraries

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

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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...