News

 

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22/10/2019

 

EXCITING NEWS FOR LIBRARY CUSTOMERS

 

Redevelopment Library Oct 2019

 

The redevelopment of the Mount Barker Community Library has commenced! 

 

For safety reasons, temporary fencing has been installed around parts of the library exterior which will encompass a small segment of car parks and footpath. All services as per usual.

For more information https://www.mountbarker.sa.gov.au/community/library/library-redevelopment-at-dumas-st-community-learning-precinct

 

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HOME DELIVERY SERVICE 

 

Home Delivery

 

 

Can’t get to the library? We provide a Home Delivery Service!

 

The Library Home Delivery Service is a free service for residents of the Mount Barker District Council who are unable to visit the library in person due to frailty, illness or other incapacity.

 

If you, or someone you know, are in need of this service please contact the library on 8393 6400 to request a Library Home Delivery Service application package to be posted to you.  If you are living in a private residence we will provide you with a declaration form to be filled in by a medical professional stating that you are unable to visit the library.

 

 

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INTRODUCING OUR NEW DIGITAL MAGAZINE SERVICE - PRESSREADER! 

 

PressReader

 

About PressReader

 

With over 7,000 publications from over 100 countries in 60+languages, PressReader is the leading digital newspaper and magazine provider for premium content.  Explore titles such as the Better Homes & Gardens, Gardening Australia, The Guardian, Vogue AustraliaWomen’s Weekly, Australian Men’s Health and much more from all over the world.

 

The new PressReader platform allows library users to customise their reading experience, gain international perspectives, and engage with topics of interests through the bookmark, share, translate, and comment features.​ Browse the catalogue here: https://www.pressreader.com/catalog  

 

 

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FILM STREAMING SERVICE AVAILABLE NOW!

 

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free to all members of the Mount Barker Community Library.
Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world's best films including documentaries, hard-to-find titles, film festival favourites, indie and classic films, world cinema collections and children's films.


The Kanopy Kids collection contains titles designed to spark children's imagination and provides developmentally appropriate age ratings.


All you need is current Mount Barker Community Library membership. For more information and to access the service go to the 'Online Resources' button on the library catalogue.

 

 

 

 

 

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WARM DRINKS CAFÉ

 

The students with special needs from Mount Barker High host their 'Warm Drinks Cafe' in the library foyer every Tuesday from 9.45am - 10.15am throughout the school term.

So if you are coming to the vicinity at that time, pop in, say hi to the wonderful team of students and get a free tea, coffee or milo.

 

 

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