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Refurbished Civic Centre and library set to reopen

November 8, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council will welcome the community back to the new-look Moss Vale Civic Centre and Library from Tuesday 9 November 2021. Works on the repair and refurbishment of the building began in January 2020. While the library remained closed to enable a full reconstruction, limited public access remained open during the refurbishment. Council’s General...

Bowral Library introduces new Click and Collect service

September 24, 2021Posted in: Community, Other

Librarian in face mask standing outside library, ready to hand over books to customer

Wingecarribee Public Libraries are set to introduce a Click and Collect service for residents, following an exemption to the Public Heath Order. This new service will commence from Monday 27 September at Bowral Central Library. Council’s Chief Information Officer, Mr John Crawford, said library services play an important role in community wellbeing. “Libraries provide social...

COVID-19 restrictions affect library services

June 30, 2021Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Mittagong Public Library will temporary close its doors from Wednesday 30 June 2021 as a precaution to slow the potential spread of the COIVID-19 virus however Bowral Public Library will remain open. Council’s Chief Information Officer John Crawford explained the decision. “The latest restrictions have affected our library staffing levels and limited the number of...

Restrictions ease for Mobile Library van

February 10, 2021Posted in: Community

Library van parked on street

Council’s mobile library, Rural Outreach and Delivery Service (ROADS), is one step closer to its full pre-COVID service following further easing of social distancing restrictions. As of Tuesday 16 February 2021, two patrons will be able to browse the mobile library’s collection at any one time. The popular Click and Collect service will also continue...

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...