Update on Library Services

Apr 15, 2020 | COVID-19, Front Page Feature, News

​With the current status of COVID-19, our greatest priority at this time is the health and safety of all our staff and you, our valued community.  Therefore, in line with Australian and Queensland Government public health recommendations North Burnett Regional Council ceased the below library services and closed to the public at 4.30pm Wednesday, 25 March 2020 until further notice:

  • Borrowing physical resources e.g. Books, DVD’s, magazines and audiobooks.
  • One-on-One Tech Help Support (in person).
  • Library events and programming including Storytime.
  • Using the Library facilities including bathrooms, reading areas, public access computers tables, chairs and couches.

All current loans will automatically be extended until at least 30 June 2020 and can be returned when our libraries re-open. If you would prefer to return your items, all of our branch locations have a 24/7 after-hours returns chute. You can visit qld.auroracloud.com.au/montage/ to check your current loans online.

Whilst our physical borrowing of library material is currently unavailable, we encourage our community to make use of our eLibrary (online) services which provide many FREE resources to keep the whole family entertained, including eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, movie and music streaming services by visiting www.northburnett.qld.gov.au/library-services/.

North Burnett residents without an existing library membership can request a temporary online membership to access FREE digital eResources during the COVID-19 pandemic. To request a temporary online membership visit www.northburnett.qld.gov.au/library-services/  or contact our Customer Service and Library team who are available by phone 1300 696 272 or email admin@northburnett.qld.gov.au for support and assistance.

To stay up to date with local COVID-19 information, visit www.northburnett.qld.gov.au/covid-19/ and follow us on social media. Queensland Health remains the lead agency in the COVID-19 response.  Council urges community members to keep up to date via www.health.qld.gov.au.

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