Tuggeranong Library closed 1.15 pm - 5.30 pm Thursday 12 December - Last updated: 06/12/2013
Tuggeranong Library will be closed from 1.15 pm until 5.30 pm on Thursday 12 December 2013 due to power being switched off for work taking place on the Tuggeranong College campus. It will remain closed for the remainder of that day. We apologise for any inconvenience. Returns will not be able to be made at Tuggeranong Library during this time (return chutes require electricity to operate). Anyone wishing to use the library on Thursday afternoon is encouraged to visit another branch, the closest being Erindale Library. Renewals can be made online via the library website or by phone on 6205 9000, and eResources are available via the library website. The library will re-open as usual on Friday 13 December 2013.
Christmas and New Year opening hours - Last updated: 05/12/2013
All library branches will close at 1 pm on Christmas Eve (Tuesday 24 December). Details of opening hours across the holiday period are available online under Branches and Opening Hours. Please note: Return chutes will only be open at Tuggeranong, Woden and Dickson Libraries from 1 pm on 24 December until 10 am on 2 January. For safety and security reasons, chutes at all other libraries will not be open during that period. We apologise for any inconvenience. No items will fall due from 25 December 2013 to 1 January 2014. If your books are not overdue, renewals can be made online via My Account (log in using your membership number and PIN). Telephone renewals can be made by phoning 6205 9000 (except 25 and 26 December).
JP services at Erindale unavailable over Christmas - Last updated: 04/12/2013
There will be no JP services at the Erindale Library on Saturday 28 December 2013 and Saturday 4 January 2014. The JP services will resume on Saturday 11 January 2014.
the yellow van Christmas Appeal - Last updated: 04/12/2013
Support those in our community in need this Christmas by donating non-perishable food items at any Libraries ACT branch this December.
Painting and recarpeting the first floor and offices at Tuggeranong library - Last updated: 03/12/2013
Painting and recarpeting of the first floor of Tuggeranong library will commence Friday 6th December. While the work is in progress, access to the first floor will be restricted to staff only. We apologise for any inconvenience these interruptions may cause.
REMINDER: New Libraries ACT opening hours commencing 2 December 2013 - Last updated: 02/12/2013
A reminder that from 2 December 2013 there are changes to Libraries ACT’s opening hours. These changes are being made to reflect patronage of our libraries in the evenings and on weekends as well as an increase in the use of our free online resources including eBooks, eResources and Freegal music.
Important information for users of Adobe software - customer security announcement - Last updated: 25/11/2013
Recently, Adobe’s security team discovered sophisticated attacks on their network, involving the illegal access of customer information as well as source code for Adobe products. You will only have been affected if you are a user of the Overdrive service which requires an Adobe ID in order to check out an eBook from the library. A statement about precautions is available on the Adobe blog.
COOL Award winners announced for 2013 - Last updated: 22/11/2013
The young people of the ACT have made their choice, voting for their favourite Aussie books. This year’s winning books are Mirror by Jeannie Baker, The Very Cranky Bear by Nick Bland, Pizza Cake by Morris Gleitzman, The 26-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton, and After by Morris Gleitzman. Congratulations to all the winning authors.
Christmas at the Library - Last updated: 14/11/2013
Check out our Christmas program of events and activities at the Library including Christmas craft, morning tea and story times. Bookings are required for some programs
Independent Reading Groups 2014 - Last updated: 01/11/2013
Applications are now open for independent reading groups wishing to apply to use selected titles from the Libraries ACT collection. Get your applications in quick as titles are in great demand!
Important information for library members about PINs - Last updated: 11/10/2013
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 by 7 August 2013 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.