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Inner West library services set to reopen next week

By EVA BAXTER Inner West library click and collect and home delivery services will be reopened on Monday September 20, or the week commencing. The library services were shut under the NSW government’s Public Health Order. Libraries are categorised separately from retail, for which click & collect and delivery has been permissible. An exemption to […]

Unhappy ending for tired tomes

Library books, as it turns out, live on borrowed time. But what happens to the books that a librarian decides are no longer worth stocking? When a concerned resident "rescued" ten boxes of disposed books from garbage bins behind Leichhardt Library, he contacted the Inner West Independent. Jefferson Lee said he was told by a […]

Sydney libraries get free, paperless books

In a boon for Sydney bookworms, e-books have arrived at City of Sydney Council libraries, with more than 1,000 titles across a range of genres now available to loan. With no limit on how many titles can be borrowed, and no reservations required, the titles are available 24/7 and are automatically ‘returned’ when the borrowing […]