Read for pleasure and share a book for The Reading Hour - Last updated: 15/08/2014
Share a book! Reading can be incredibly fun and rewarding no matter how old you are. Sharing a book with your child, ten minutes a day, an hour a week will help prepare them success later in life. As an adult, reading can offer work-life balance, improve analytical thinking, and give you a better understanding of the world. The Reading Hour is being celebrated from 6-7 pm on Tuesday 19 August.
COOL Awards 2014 - Last updated: 07/08/2014
The shortlist for the Canberra’s Own Outstanding List Awards has been released. If you are in years K-9 now is the time to start reading so you can vote for your favourite Aussie Children's books.
Important information for library members about PINs - Last updated: 18/03/2014
Library members who use the My Account section of Libraries ACT’s 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.