With things changing so rapidly the Nambucca Valley Council has great news for those looking for entertainment during this period of self-isolation. Library members now have free access to thousands of e-books, e-audio, e-magazines and much, much more with the library’s e-collection.
The e-collection is a fantastic resource if you have children currently at home from school. There’s plenty for all ages including free access to the Encyclopedia Britannica Online, virtual excursions at numerous museums and galleries, and e-books for all reading levels.
Mayor Councillor Rhonda Hoban OAM said, ‘The physical libraries are closed, in an effort to protect the well-being of our community and the library team, but we have an extensive e-collection available 24/7. There’s something for everyone. Now is the time to trace your family history, learn a new hobby or just listen to a favourite book.’
In other good news the Mayor has advised, ‘The Nambucca Valley Council libraries have auto renewed all current loans indefinitely and waived all overdue fines during this period.’
If you are not already a member and would like to use these fabulous resources you need to join the Nambucca Valley Council Libraries.
Visit /cp_themes/library/home.asp and click on “Sign up”. A temporary borrower ID number will be provided when you join. To finalise activation of your library membership you will need to phone the Nambucca Heads or Macksville library.
Staff are available to take your call and assist Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.
For further information on the e-collections and latest news please visit our website /cp_themes/library/home.asp or call the Nambucca Heads Library on 6568 6906 or Macksville Library on 6568 1422.
Any further enquires please contact Senior Librarian Wes McQuillan on 6568 4529.
8 April 2020
The importance of social distancing is the most effective method to slow the spread of COVID-19 and Nambucca Valley Council is encouraging everyone to take the necessary steps to ensure less contact between themselves and people.
Important COVID-19 announcement advising of changes to Nambucca Valley Council's opening hours. We further advise of the the closure of the Nambucca Heads and Macksville libraries, the Gumma Reserve Camping Ground and the cessation of all non-essential events or meetings at Council owned community buildings and hall until further notice.