People are Legends exhibition at the ACT Heritage Library until 2 May - Last updated: 17/04/2014
People Are Legends is an exhibition following the creative journey of local identity Kevin Gilbert, through his literary output of award-winning books and thought-provoking solutions to the social woes in Aboriginal communities along with deep expressions of embedded pride and belief in the oldest continuing living cultures on earth. The exhibition is on display at the ACT Heritage Library, on the first floor of Woden Library, until 2 May. Follow the link above for more information.
After-hours Return Chutes will be Closed - Last updated: 16/04/2014
For safety and security reasons, after-hours return chutes will be closed at Civic, Erindale, Kingston, Kippax, Belconnen and Gungahlin Libraries from 5.30pm on Thursday 17 April until 10am Tuesday 22 April. Library members can still make use of all online services including searching, reserving and renewing of items by visiting the Libraries ACT website.
3D Printing Demo Day Rescheduled - Last updated: 11/04/2014
Due to unforeseen circumstances the 3D Printer Demo Day planned for Wednesday the 16th of April has been rescheduled. It will now take place on the Saturday the 14th of June from 10am to 2pm at the ACT Digital Hub in Gungahlin Library. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and hope to see you there.
Vote Dickson as Australia's favourite library - Last updated: 07/04/2014
Dickson Library has been nominated for Australia's Favourite Library. Please vote for Dickson Library to show your support for our libraries - we know how great they are and would love to let the whole country know, too.
Closed for Anzac Day public holiday - Last updated: 25/03/2014
All library branches and the mobile library will be closed for the Anzac Day public holiday on Friday 25 April 2014
Interruptions to Justice of the Peace Services - Last updated: 24/03/2014
There will be no JP services at the Erindale Library on Saturday 19 April 2014 or at Dickson on Friday 18 April and Friday 25 April.
Closed for Easter public holidays - Last updated: 18/03/2014
All library branches and the mobile library will be closed for the Easter public holidays on Friday 18 April, Saturday 19 April, and Monday 21 April 2014. Belconnen, Dickson, Gungahlin, Tuggeranong and Woden Libraries will be open on Sunday 20 April 2014 from 12 pm - 4 pm.
Important information for library members about PINs - Last updated: 18/03/2014
Library members who use the My Account section of Libraries ACTís website to extend loans, reserve items, access e-resources or check on current loans are being urged to update their PIN if they have an easily identifiable number. In order to strengthen online security arrangements, Libraries ACT is asking any members who still use the PIN that was originally issued with the card, or who have a weak PIN such as a sequential number, numbers from membership cards or a birthday, to create a new one. Please click the title link above for more information.
Changes to loans policy effective 1 March 2014 - Last updated: 03/03/2014
From 1 March 2014, changes to the library loans policy have come into effect. This follows a review of the existing policy which indicated the need for penalties which are considered reasonable and fair, as well as consistent enforcement. It is important to strike a balance between providing access to the library and its services and ensuring items are returned to the library collection for use by the community. Please follow the link for information about the changes.