Blue Mountains News

Blue Mountains City Council to resume Click & Collect library service

By Blue Mountains City Council
Archived 17 Nov 2021 - Posted: 18 Sep 2021
Blue Mountains City Council is now permitted to offer a Click and Collect library service, following changes to the Public Heath Order. The service will recommence from 27 September at Katoomba and Springwood Libraries.

In late June, all libraries across Western Sydney ceased their Click & Collect services in line with the NSW State government COVID-19 restrictions. Now the State Government has approved an exemption for public libraries, these services can return.

Blue Mountains Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill, said: "I'm delighted to announce that Blue Mountains Libraries can now offer extra valuable services for our customers, in line with the Public Health Order.

"This will assist many members of our community who may be feeling isolated during this time and they can now enjoy the many benefits of borrowing books and the joy reading can bring, in difficult times.

"I would like to thank everyone for their patience as we continue to work with the relevant health authorities in resuming services where and when it is appropriate, while keeping our community safe."

Customers will be able to access the online catalogue to place reserves on items from Monday 20 September. Reserved books, DVDs and other items can be collected from Springwood and Katoomba Libraries from 27 September, between 11am - 4pm, Monday to Friday. For Springwood Library, entry is via the forecourt only. At Katoomba Library, entry is via the lift or stairs.

From 20 September, returns bins at all Blue Mountains Libraries will be available on weekdays, closing 5pm Friday and remaining closed on weekends.

Blue Mountains Libraries also continue to offer the following online resources and encourage people to take advantage of these services during current restrictions:

  • eBooks and eAudiobooks, via BorrowBox
  • eMagazines and eAudiobooks, via RBdigital
  • video streaming, on Beamafilm
  • Mango Languages
  • eResources and eLearning games for kids including Britannica Library for Kids, LearningSpace 123 and Story Box Library
  • Youth and HSC Resources
  • Reference and research eResources, extensive local history information.

To reserve a book, DVD or other item for Click & Collect, visit the Library website and catalogue at here from 20 September. Books can be picked up from Springwood and Katoomba Libraries from 27 September. Customers without internet access can call the Library branches for staff assistance in placing reserves, from Monday 27 September. Call Springwood (4780 5040) or Katoomba (4780 5750) Libraries from 10am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

 
Sky Rider Motor Inn Sky Rider Motor Inn Sky Rider Motor Inn Home away from Home

Recent News

Lithgow Pump Track Opening Event
Lithgow Pump Track Opening Event
An opening event is being held at the new Lithgow pump track on Saturday...
Blue Mountains City Council's End of Term Report 2016-2021 highlights achievements
Blue Mountains City Council's End of Term Report 2016-2021 highlights achievements
The outgoing Council has delivered its End of Term Report 2016-2021, highlighting...
Council and CSIRO launch school STEM program
Council and CSIRO launch school STEM program
Blue Mountains City Council is teaming with Australia’s national science...
Eat local, shop local, support local
Eat local, shop local, support local
With Covid-19 restrictions now easing for most people, Blue Mountains...

What's New

All occasion Beauty at your door
All occasion Beauty at your door
Glamour & Elegance Mobile Beauty Pamper Events-Hens/bridal-Corporate-Kids Parties-Couples-Weddings-Ladies Pamper-Mothers Groups-Vouchers-
Wedding Cars - 1929 Cadillac LaSalle's.
Wedding Cars - 1929 Cadillac LaSalle's.
Blue Mountains Limousines & Vintage Cadillacs Let our Limousines make your day EXTRA SPECIAL. The WOW factor !
WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOPS with David Wardman
WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOPS with David Wardman
Watercolour Workshop with Artist David Wardman next workshop 5th Dec 021, workshops are held in my studio 1st Sunday of each month, suitable for beginners onwards
La Casetta Luxury Cottage
La Casetta Luxury Cottage
La Casetta Enjoy a quiet and peaceful stay in the beautiful Blue Mountains at La Casetta
Also in this Section

Have You Visited

Announcement
All occasion Beauty at your doorPamper Events-Hens/bridal-Corporate-Kids Parties-Couples-Weddings-Ladies Pamper-Mothers Groups-Vouchers-View Glamour & Elegance Mobile Beauty »