MidCoast Council libraries deliver a diverse range of resources and foster community connections

Chris Jones, MidCoast Council's manager of libraries is urging people to have a look at the great choice of popular magazines through the free online library database. Photo: Ainslee Dennis.
Chris Jones, MidCoast Council's manager of libraries is urging people to have a look at the great choice of popular magazines through the free online library database. Photo: Ainslee Dennis.

Whoever thinks nothing much happens in libraries clearly doesn’t know anything about them. We’ve a diverse wide range of school holiday programs; leapt into Library Lovers Day by going on blind dates with books; held author talks (on topics such as transforming your life, right through to notable figures in 16th century England) and celebrated the Chinese New Year.

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We’re not resting on our laurels, though. Our regular programs have already started for the year. This means pre-school storytime sessions (for 2-5 yr olds) and our programs for early learners (0-2 yr olds) are being run from branches across the region. See our website for session times at www.midcoastlibraries.com.au  These programs are a wonderful opportunity for parents and carers to get to know other families and for the children to meet new friends, all in an interactive learning environment. You don’t need to book in, just turn up.

Homework Help is also back. This program is aimed at helping school children with their homework, thanks to a wonderful group of experienced volunteers. It’s totally free and is sure to make life easier for children and their parents. Again, no bookings are required. To find out where and when visit our website www.midcoastlibraries.com.au

While we’re on the topic of the website, your go-to place to find out what’s happening in the library, remember to follow us on Facebook and Instagram. This will keep you up to date, and you’ll see plenty of great photos of what’s happening in our libraries. You can find us under midcoast libraries or just go to our website and follow the Facebook and Instagram links at the bottom of our homepage.

Did you know you can access and keep a great choice of popular magazines through our free online database? It’s an amazing resource.  The current service, Zinio, is changing to RB Digital so regular users will need to update their app. To find our more, check out the news section of our website.

Finally, there are exciting times ahead for the Gloucester community as we continue to work on the refurbishment of their Library.

See you in the library.