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Collections and Services 

 

Collections

We have a range of resources in various formats that are free for registered patrons of all ages to borrow. These include:

Books (fiction, non-fiction, large print, children & teenagers)
Magazines
Audio Books
CDs, DVDs suitable for all ages

If you have a suggestion for a title not available at our library service please contact the library staff or request at library@apc.sa.gov.au .


Borrowing Limits
You may borrow up to 20 items per card, which includes up to 6 DVDs.

Items available for 4 week loan:
Books, Audio Books, CDs

Items available for 2 week loan:
DVDs (maximum 6)
Magazines

 

Popular Items:
Heavily requested items have their borrowing period halved (from 4 to 2 weeks, and from 2 to 1 week respectively) to ensure borrowers have a shorter wait time for popular items. Library staff will advise if you have borrowed a "popular item" at time of borrowing.

 

Renewals:
Two renewals per item are permitted as long as the title has not been requested by another borrower. Renewals can be done online (login into My Account), in person at the Library, by emailing library@apc.sa.gov.au or over the phone on 8520 2100.

 

Newspapers:
The Two Wells Library keeps the latest copies of commercial newspapers - the “Bunyip”, the ”Advertiser” and the “Plains Producer”, which patrons are welcome to read in the Library.

 

Book Club Sets:
Adelaide Plains Library has a collection of book club sets available for library members. These are sets of between 7 and 10 copies of the same title. Term and conditions apply. Please ask library staff for more information.


Services


Joining the Library

Bring in photo identification (drivers licence, passport, etc) with your current address and our staff will have you signed up in a matter of minutes. If you are already a member of another consortium library there is no need to join the Adelaide Plains Library. Simply use your existing card to borrow.


Photocopying, Faxing & Laminating

The Two Wells Library staff are happy to assist customers with these fee based services.


Local History

The Two Wells Library holds a selection of Local History materials. Whilst not available for loan, these items can be perused in the library.


Computers and Printing

Free Public Computers

Both the Two Wells Library and Mallala Library provide free Internet and computer services – please note that there is no printer available at the Mallala Library. Computers are available one hour per day per registered borrower, with an option of an additional 30 minutes if available.

> For ease of use, it is suggested that basic computer knowledge is an advantage. Where possible, staff may assist should you have difficulty.

> For the comfort of all customers we ask that you consider the rights and sensibilities of other library users.

> Accessing inappropriate material is strictly prohibited at all times and may result in loss of Internet privileges.

> Staff reserve the right to restrict the use of the computer should inappropriate use or actions be determined.

> Please consider all Copyright Regulations and associated laws.

> For computer users under the age of 18 years, parents and/or guardians are required to complete the library membership form and will accept responsibility for the minor’s use of the Internet.


Wireless Internet

Wireless Internet is available at the Two Wells Library for use during library opening hours and users need to access it in accordance with the South Australian Public Library Network Internet Policy.

 

Transmitting personal information, such as credit card numbers and passwords, is not recommended. The Adelaide Plains Library is not responsible for any information (i.e. credit card) that is compromised, or for any damage caused to your hardware or software due to electric surges, security issues or consequences caused by viruses or hacking.

 

Please undertake appropriate precautions when using this service. Should you have any questions or queries in relation to the above, please do not hesitate to ask one of the library staff members who are more than happy to assist.

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