What's On Autumn 2016 - Last updated: 04/02/2016
We have some exciting programs just announced for Autumn 2016. There are cyber safety information sessions for parents, an introduction to cloud storage, 3D printer demonstrations, and more. We're also pleased to be hosting ACT Health who are offering information sessions and a six-week course for people living with long-term health conditions. Look out for our author visits, too. Bookings essential for most programs.
Zinio Digital Magazines - New titles available - Last updated: 03/02/2016
29 new magazines have been added to Zinio Digital Magazines including: Allure, India Today, Maximum PC, Minecraft World Magazine, New York Magazine, Prevention etc.
Closed for annual library planning day on Wednesday 2 March 2016 - Last updated: 03/02/2016
All Libraries ACT branches and the ACT Heritage Library will be closed on Wednesday 2 March 2016 for the annual Libraries ACT Planning Day. This includes the Home Library Service and ACT Heritage Library, as well as the Access Canberra driver license service located at Civic Library and Archives ACT located upstairs at Woden Library. Regular programs will not run on this day, including story time and Giggle & Wiggle sessions. All online services will still be available, including searching, requesting and renewing items online. Items can be returned using the return chutes located outside each Libraries ACT branch.
Food for Fines: 1 - 29 February 2016 - Last updated: 28/01/2016
From Monday 1 February - Monday 29 February 2016, Libraries ACT members are encouraged to donate tins or packets of non-perishable food in exchange for fines being removed from their membership record. This is a wonderful way to start the school year afresh with a clear membership record and help someone in need. All food will be donated to OzHarvest Canberra. OzHarvest Canberra provides food to charities in Canberra and Queanbeyan, supporting those in the community in need. Follow the link for more details.
Library Press Display - Last updated: 22/01/2016
Please Note: Access to News Corp publications (including The Australian, The Advertiser, The Courier Mail and The Daily Telegraph) have been removed from the eResource ‘Library Press Display’ at the request of the publisher.
BorrowBox eBooks and eAudio now available - Last updated: 10/11/2015
BorrowBox is an exciting new service available for Libraries ACT members. You can download up to 10 eBooks and 10 eAudio books for a 2 week loan period (you’ll need your library membership number and PIN). BorrowBox is available for your smart phone, tablet, or home computer. To download and read titles quickly and easily, use the BorrowBox app for Apple iOS and Google Android devices, or access them via your internet browser. There are currently over 3,000 titles available to Libraries ACT members, with the selection of local and international bestselling titles expanding. Borrow popular titles around the clock, including those from big names such as Matthew Reilly, Di Morrissey, David Baldacci, Kate Morton, Jeffrey Archer, Jodi Picoult and Andy Griffiths, among others.
6 digit alphanumeric PIN - Last updated: 02/04/2015
You can now have a more flexible library PIN! Update your PIN today. Next time you log into your account, you’ll need to change your PIN from 4 digits to 6 characters and make it a combination of numbers and letters. Make sure you choose a strong PIN (don’t use a sequential number, numbers from your membership card, a birthday or easily guessed number). Follow the link above for more information.