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Dickson Library closed due to power failure - Last updated: 25/08/2016
Dickson Library is closed for the rest of today (Thursday 25 August) due to a power failure. Please visit one of our other branches or online to renew items or download an ebook or other digital material. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Canberra Writers’ Festival #CWF2016 - Last updated: 01/08/2016
The Canberra Writers’ Festival will be held 26-28 August, with the theme “Power, Politics, Passion”. The program is full of wonderful speakers. Book your tickets now so you don’t miss out (canberrawritersfestival.com.au). You can also participate in the associated Festival book club with four books by local authors being discussed each week in the lead up to the Festival (www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2016/07/22/4505613.htm).

Children’s Book Council ACT Branch 2016 Book Appeal - Last updated: 01/08/2016
We’re pleased to again be supporting the Children’s Book Council of Australia ACT Branch’s annual book appeal. 1600+ books are needed each year. You can donate new books for children aged between 0 and 18 years at any of our library branches until the end of August, and they will be given to disadvantaged children at Christmas time.

Get our winter reading challenge list - Last updated: 20/06/2016
Read often, read widely, talk about books and reading, and challenge yourself. Reading challenges are for everyone and a great way to get some reading inspiration and encourage you to read more and read widely. It's not a competition, there are no prizes...just you (and family and friends) versus the list. We also have a special Chatterbox Reading Challenge for younger readers.

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.