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Reservations & Inter Library Loans
The Bordertown Public Library is a part of the South Australia "One Card" network, which is http://sapln.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/bordertown. This allows patrons to reserve materials from libraries across South Australia. Please ask a staff member for assistance with placing a reservation.
A library volunteer delivers library materials to residents who are physically unable to visit the library. The Bordertown Hospital and Charla Lodge receive deliveries every Thursday morning.
Hear a Book
Customers who are print disabled are able to borrow Hear a Books from the library. These are regularly rotated to ensure the selection available is always changing.
Our online catalogue can be accessed by going to http://sapln.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/bordertown
Children's ProgramsThe library holds Children's School Holiday activities most school holidays and during special events such as Book Week and Library Week.
Rhyme Time is held every Tuesday during the school term at 11.00am. All babies and children welcome for a fun time of singing and dancing.
The library has access to community information and can refer customers to appropriate agencies.
The core funtions of the Volunteer Hub are to connecting people with volunteer opportunities, promoting volunteering to improve awareness and understanding and assist not for profit organizations and community groups to develop and improve knowledge, skills and support for volunteering.
If you would like assistance with locating information for a particular need please ask one of the library staff. Staff are happy to assist customers find information for assignments or personal interests. If we are unable to supply the information from our library then we may be able to locate it through other public libraries in South Australia or from the State Library.
Local History Centre
The library is committed to preserving the continuing 'living' history of the Tatiara. Resources, which are either produced by or about locals of the Tatiara region are collected, stored and displayed in the Local History Room, along with family history resources. SA History Week in an annual event held in May each year.
Internet Access and Training
The Bordertown Library provides free internet access for 1 hour per person each day. If you are unfamiliar about the internet and would like to learn more staff are happy to help you with setting up an email account or basic internet surfing. The Library also offers to register users to a free wireless service. Enquiries at the Circulation Desk.
Seniors Kiosk (available for persons over 50)
The Bordertown Library also provides two computers for Seniors use. It is not necessary to book these computers and there is no time limit. Staff are available for basic training in setting up emails and to navigate the internet.
Photocopying and Laminating
The library provides a photocopying services. Prices are A4/A3 .35c or .25c for 10 copies or more.
Laminating costs are: A3 $2.50, A4 $1.50 and business card size $1.00.
Please ask at the circulation desk for assistance with photocopying or to leave your laminating to be done.
Monthly Social Networks
Friends of the Library: 1st Tuesday @ 1.30 pm
Historical Group: 1st Wednesday @ 12.30 pm
Book Club: 3rd Tuesday @ 7.00 pm
Yarn Group: 3rd Wednesday @ 1.30 pm
Chess Group: each Friday @ 3.00 pm
Seniors Computing Club: 1st & 3rd Monday @ 1.30 pm
Other Services and Resources
Databases that can be accessed on your home computer through your library card barcode, or on the Library's public computers include Library Press Display (newspapers from 87 countries), Health and Wellness Resource Centre, Encyclopedia Brittanica and Your Tutor. Databases available only at the Library include Ancestry Library Edition and Farming Ahead (Londinin Group). Visit http://www.libraries.sa.gov.au/ or ask our Library Staff for further information.