Libraries commence reopening


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Friday, 19 June 2020


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We are opening, but your experience will be a  little different whilst we slowly get back to full operations. Please be patient during this challenging time. We have implemented changes to comply with strict health procedures and NSW Health guidelines.

Branches reopening - Freqently Asked Questions - updated 19 June.pdf

Staged reopening of Libraries

Thank you for your patience as we slowly transition back to a fully functioning library service.

Most of our branches are open with adjusted opening hours; Bateau Bay, Erina, Gosford, Kincumber, Lake Haven, The Entrance, Toukley, Tuggerah, Umina Beach and Woy Woy library branches reopen Monday to Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm. 

Kariong Library now operates from its new location at 98 Mitchell Drive, Kariong and is open Tuesday to Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm.

There will be limits on the number of people visiting branches in line with social distancing requirements, and as such we are kindly requesting that you limit your time in branch to 30 minutes. Visitor information will be recorded upon entry and stored for 28 days in order to comply with the NSW Health Act.

What will you be able to do:

√ Browse collections, borrow items and collect resevations

√ Return items in after-hours chute

√ Public access computers and WiFi - 30 minute limit

√ Printing, copying, scanning (cashless payment only)

× Individual study

× Group study / meeting rooms

× Meeting rooms

× Newspaper and Magazines

× Programs and events – can join online

× JP services.

Please continue to check this news page for updates.


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Last updated : Thu 9 Jul 2020