“Click & Collect” at Your Library

Following recent public health order changes, Lithgow Library is pleased to offer the community a next day “Click & Collect” service for library items. 

The “Click & Collect” service will operate Monday to Friday from Lithgow Library and Tuesday to Friday from the Portland and Wallerawang branch libraries. Items can be reserved from the online library catalogue at anytime for collection during these opening hours. 

 

As there are limited staff working in the libraries the following steps need to be followed to access library items; 

Step 1—log in to your library account via the Catalogue link on the library webpage – or phone the library on 6352 9100.  

Step 2—reserve items you wish to borrow, or ask staff to reserve for you. 

Step 3— (No earlier than 24 hours)—contact the library on 6352 9100 to check items are ready for pick up and nominate a pick up time. 

Step 4— arrive at back door of Lithgow Library (front door of branch libraries) at nominated time, check in, ring doorbell and step back from the door. 

Step 5—staff will bring your items out to you. 

 

Next day collect is only available for items held at your library branch. Items from other branches will take longer. You must wear a mask and check in when collecting items. 

 

For more information on “Click & Collect” contact Lithgow Library on 6352 9100. To access the Library catalogue head to the library webpage https://library.lithgow.com/ and follow the catalogue link. 

Calling all Crime Buffs

Calling all crime buffs

Lisa Jewell in conversation with Suzanne Leal at Lithgow Library – Wednesday 21 July at 6pm

Lithgow Library will join the online conversation hosted by BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival highlighting Lisa Jewell’s new novel “The night she disappeared”.

Come along and join in the conversation.  For more information and to make a booking contact the library on 6352 9100.

Temporary Change to Lithgow Library Opening Hours

Library opening hours from Tuesday 29 June 2021 to Friday 9 July 2021 will be 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Regular opening hours of 9:00am to 6:00pm will resume on Monday 12 July 2021, pending any further public health orders.

The Library will still be open on Saturday 3 and 10 July from 9:00am to 12:00 noon.

Please take this opportunity to utilise our online services Library staff will be available and contactable by phone for assistance.

For more information please contact Lithgow Library on 6352 9100.

School holiday fun at the Libraries

Hey kids!  Looking for something cool to do in the school holidays? 

The libraries at Lithgow, Portland and Wallerawang have lots of FREE activities for kids of all ages during the school holidays. Check out our calendar of events.  No bookings necessary.

Suitable for ages 6 and up. Children under 10 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

27 June – 10 July 2021

 

School holiday fun – Learn to knit or crochet

Hey kids!  Looking for something new to do in the school holidays? 

Why not learn knitting or crochet?

The friendly knitting group who meet in the Lithgow Library on Thursday mornings between 10am and 12pm will show you how to get started, read a pattern and begin the steps to create your very own wool project.

If you have a project in mind bring along the materials, otherwise items will be available for loan.

The library has great knitting and crochet books to borrow as well as a large collection of online magazines, all free to borrow with your library card.

Suitable for ages 8 and up.

1 & 8 July 2021

10am – 12pm

 

School holiday fun – Daily Lego building challenge

Hey kids!  Looking for something cool to do in the school holidays? 

Every day during the school holidays we will have a daily Lego challenge. 

The Lego will be available at the front of the library and you are welcome to drop in and build anytime between 10am and 12pm. 

Some of the fun challenges to look out for will be; Build a Monster, Build a Bridge, Build a Tree.  Bring your friends and challenge each other to a Lego Masters competition.

Suitable for ages 6 and up. Children under 10 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

27 June – 10 July 2021

10am – 12pm

School holiday fun – Make a hot air balloon, Part 1

Hey kids!  It’s time to get messy and do some papier mache.

Part 1 of this fun holiday activity is to create a hot air balloon shape using glue and torn newspaper stuck to a party balloon.

We will complete the activity in week 2.

Please wear old clothes and prepare to be messy. 

Suitable for ages 8 and up.

29 June 2021

10am – 11am

School holiday fun – Make a hot air balloon, Part 2

Hey kids!  It’s time to get messy with paint.

Part 2 of this messy activity to create a hot air balloon we started last week involves assembling our balloon and decorating with paint and coloured paper.

Please wear old clothes and prepare to be messy. 

Suitable for ages 8 and up.

6 July 2021

10am – 11am

School holiday fun – Ozobots

Hey kids!  Looking for something cool to do in the school holidays? 

Ozobots are small programmable robots that you can control with coloured pens.

Come along to the Lithgow Library on Thursday 8 July between 10am and 11am join in the fun.

Sharon will show you how to program the Ozobot and make it follow crazy patterns.

Suitable for ages 6 and up.

8 July 2021

10am – 12pm

School holiday fun – Learn to sew

Hey kids big and small! 

Sewing is fun and there are so many things you can make once you have some basic skills.

Come along to the Wallerawang and Portland libraries on Wednesday mornings to start creating a useful or fun item using the basic sewing skills.

Suitable for ages 8 and up.

30 June and 7 July 2021

10.30am