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Buloke Shire Council has memberships with Swan Hill Regional Library, Wimmera Regional Library and the Goldfields Library Corporation.

State-of-the-art mobile Libraries operated by these library services visit the within townships of Buloke on a regular basis. The mobile Libraries are completely self-contained, and are linked to the main library systems to allow mobile Library staff to re-loan books, check any items not returned, and reserve popular items.

Review of Buloke Library Services

This report provides a review of library services provided to communities within Buloke Shire. Council released the review to the public at the 10 August 2016 Ordinary Meeting of Council.

View the Review of Library Services

 

Swan Hill Regional Mobile Library

The Swan Hill Regional Mobile Library carries more than 8,000 items available on two-week loans. The mobile Library visits 17 townships each fortnight, including Berriwillock, Culgoa, Nullawil, Sea Lake and Wycheproof within Buloke Shire. Memberships are available to all residents of Buloke Shire; identification with a current address is required to sign up.

The Swan Hill Regional Mobile Library visits the following Buloke townships on alternate Wednesdays.

Week 1

 Location and Times:

Berriwillock

Street: 10.00 am – 10.30 am

Sea Lake

Tyrrell College: 11.00 am - 11.45 am

Pre-School: 12.45 pm – 1.15 pm

St Mary’s: 1.30 pm –  2.45 pm

Street: 3.00 pm – 5.30 pm

 

Week 2

 Location and Times:

Culgoa

Street: 10.00 am – 11.00 am

Nullawil

School: 11.30 am – 12.30 pm

Wycheproof

 Street: 1.00 pm – 5.30 pm

Wimmera Regional Mobile Library

The Wimmera Regional Mobile Library visits Charlton, Donald and Watchem every fortnight. 

  • Watchem 3.00pm - 4.00pm Thursday (fortnightly)
  • Charlton 8.30am – 11.30am Friday (fortnightly)
  • Donald 1.30pm – 4.30pm Friday (fortnightly)

On alternate Fridays the Library operates from the Donald HUB in Wood St from 12.30 - 4.30pm.

All items have loan periods of 28 days.

Birchip Library is co-located with the Birchip P-12 school Library. The Library may be accessed during school hours. Additional community opening hours are:

  • Tuesday  4.30 – 7.30pm
  • Thursday  4.30 – 7.30pm
  • Saturday   9.00 – 11.00am  

The Birchip Library offers Free Wi-Fi access, computer access and photocopying.

E Books, E Magazines, and E Audio books are available from the Library website for Library members.

All Victorian residents may apply for free membership. Contact the Library for more information www.wrlc.org.au

 

 

Buloke Shire Council: 367 Broadway, Wycheproof, VIC 3527 | Phone: 1300 520 520 | Fax: (03) 5493 7395 | Email: buloke@buloke.vic.gov.au

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