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Bordertown Public Library
Keith School Community Library

Reservations

The Bordertown Public Library is a part of the South Australia "One Card" network, which is https://onecard.network/client/en_AU/bordertown.  This allows patrons to reserve materials from libraries across South Australia.  Please ask a staff member for assistance with placing a reservation.

Outreach Service

A library volunteer delivers library materials to residents who are physically unable to visit the library. The Bordertown Hospital, Charla Lodge and the Retirement Village receive deliveries every Thursday morning.

Audio Books

Customers who are print disabled are able to borrow Hear a Books from the library. These are regularly rotated to ensure the selection available is always changing.

Catalogue

Our online catalogue can be accessed by going to  http://onecard.network/client/en_AU/bordertown.

Children's Programs

The library holds Children's activities during the school holidays and during special events such as Book Week.

Rhyme Time

Rhyme Time is held every Tuesday during the school term at 11.00am. Suitable for babies and pre-schoolers.  Parents, grandparents and friends are welcome.

Community Information

The library has access to community information and can refer customers to appropriate agencies.

Volunteer Hub

The core funtions of the Volunteer Hub are to connecting people with volunteer opportunities, promoting volunteering to improve awareness and understanding and assist not for profit organizations and community groups to develop and improve knowledge, skills and support for volunteering.

Reference Service

If you would like assistance with locating specific information please ask library staff. Staff are happy to assist customers find information for assignments or personal interests. If we are unable to supply the information from our library then we may be able to locate it through other public libraries in South Australia or from the State Library.

Local History 

The library is committed to preserving the continuing 'living' history of the Tatiara. Resources, which are either produced by or about locals of the Tatiara region are collected, stored and displayed in our Local History section, along with family history resources. The Library celebrates SA History Month each May with a special program of events.

Internet Access and Training

The Bordertown Library provides free internet access for 1 hour per person each day. If you are unfamiliar about the internet and would like to learn more staff are happy to help you with setting up an email account or basic internet training. The Library also offers a free wireless internet service to registered members. Enquiries at the Circulation Desk.

Seniors Kiosk (available for persons over 50)

The Bordertown Library also provides two computers for Seniors use. It is not necessary to book these computers and there is no time limit. Staff are available for basic training in setting up emails and to navigate the internet.

Photocopying and Laminating

The library provides a photocopying service. Prices are A4/A3 .35c or .25c for 10 copies or more.

Laminating costs are: A3 $2.50, A4 $1.50 and business card size $1.00.

Please ask at the circulation desk for assistance with photocopying or laminating.

Monthly Social Networks

Friends of the Library: 1st Tuesday @ 1.30 pm

Historical Group: 1st Wednesday @ 12.30 pm

Book Club: 3rd Tuesday @ 7.00 pm

Yarn Group: 3rd Wednesday @ 1.30 pm

Chess Group: each Friday @ 3.00 pm

Seniors Computing Club: 1st & 3rd Monday @ 1.30 pm 

Other Services and Resources

There are digital resources that can be accessed on your home computer using your Library Card.  These are Health and Wellbeing, Road to IELTS (a self study preparation course) Lynda Library (a video training course on various topics), Carter's price guide to antiques and ebooks, audiobooks and digital magazines.

Ancestry Library Edition is only accessible on the Library's computers.

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