Celebrating Book Week 2023, nurturing the love of reading

September 1, 2023Posted in: Community

Librarian reading to a class of school kids in the library

Over 1500 students have passed through our library’s doors in the last month and even more are expected to visit in celebration of Book Week 2023 which has been extended to 5 weeks across Wingecarribee Public Libraries. It’s been an opportunity to foster the love of reading with the younger members of our community with...

Homage to Highlands heritage: preserving stories and strengthening resilience are key focuses for our future

June 5, 2023Posted in: Community, Corporate Affairs, News

Front of Bowral Memorial Hall

As we work together to shape an ever more enriching place to live and work, our community members are set to experience a dynamic cultural tapestry and enriched library services as part of Council’s future plans for our Shire. All while paying respects to our unique heritage. First Nations collaborations, a resilience blueprint, library programs,...

Creative writing competition open to Highlands residents

April 7, 2022Posted in: Events

Close up of notepad on persons knee in lecture

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...