Helensburgh library shuts for upgrading

HELENSBURGH library will be closed for upgrading from Thursday June 28 to Saturday 30. Library returns chute will remain open during this time and fines will be waived for any returns due during the three-days.

The refurbishment will add to the repainting, new carpet and installation of Wi-Fi computer access that Wollongong City Council has completed over the last few years.

The Library will reopen on Monday July 2 at the usual Helensburgh opening time (for Mondays) of 3pm. To welcome customers back to the new library there will be a random prize offered on Monday July 2.

Thirroul will be the closest Wollongong City library available to Helensburgh residents during the clsoure.



About Mick Roberts

A newspaper journalist, writer and local historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.


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