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Creative writing competition open to Highlands residents

April 7, 2022Posted in: Events

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Wingecarribee Shire Council Public Libraries are calling on budding Highland authors to enter the Living Stories Western Sydney Writing Prize. Council’s Chief Information Officer John Crawford said it was the first time the creative writing competition had expanded beyond Western Sydney. “We’re thrilled WestWords have included our Shire in this year’s competition,” he said. Mr...

Bowral Library re-introduces Click and Collect service

January 5, 2022Posted in: Community

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

Wingecarribee Public Libraries will re-introduce a Click and Collect service for residents commencing Thursday 6 January at Bowral Central Library. Council’s Acting Chief Information Officer, Mr Ian Vong, said library services play an important role in community wellbeing. “Click and Collect allows library members to access our collections and materials by placing an order online...

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...