Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council Libraries are rising to the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Home delivery of library items, books, DVD's and magazines have topped at 450 per day.
Cootamundra's Library Facebook page garnered over 50 Likes, in an hour with many people posting their thanks to the staff for providing this valuable service.
Up to 30 items can be borrowed at each transaction.
This free service is available to residents who are members of the Council's libraries, in Cootamundra and Gundagai.
Provisional membership is free during this period and can be obtained by contacting the Riverina Regional Library website: https://rrl.nsw.gov.au/services/.
Books, magazines, DVD's and CD's are available. Residents can also download the free apps to take the library with you, wherever you are. For more information on these free apps, visit the Riverina Regional Library website https://rrl.nsw.gov.au/library-apps/.
Most products including BorrowBox require your member number followed by a Password/PIN.
These apps include ULibrary, BorrowBox which allow users to borrow, browse, read and listen to eAudiobooks and eBooks.
Rb digital allows reader to access digital magazine collections and Kanopy is a streaming service for films and documentaries.
Library staff are maintaining best practice standards of hygiene and disinfection of all library items, and maintaining appropriate social distancing during all interactions with patrons.
ALIA guidelines are being adhered to and then extra precautions are taken on top of this, including books being in quarantine for 4 days, patrons can be rest assured every care has been taken to keep them reading.
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