Helensburgh LIbrary

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Preparations underway for re-opening of Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal libraries

NOW is the time to bring back your library books, magazines, DVDs and CDs. While Wollongong City Libraries aren’t opening their doors – yet – preparation is underway for their reopening. Part of this work includes a call-out for people to drop their library materials back through the external return chutes at Helensburgh, Thirroul and … Continue reading

CCTV Planned for ‘Burgh Library

WOLLONGONG City Council will begin consultations with the community about the proposed installation of CCTV cameras in Helensburgh library. Consultation will begin on 15 August and close on August 31. Library customers and the community can find out more about the installation of cameras either at the Helensburgh library or Council’s website. Council currently has … Continue reading

Council gets the nod to raise rates

NORTHERN suburbs property owners get set for a rate rise. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has approved Wollongong City Council’s application for a special rate variation. Council in February agreed to apply for a rate rise for three years of 6.13 percent, 6.23 percent and 6.24 percent. Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said … Continue reading

Funding shortage threatens northern infrastructure

MAJOR infrastructure improvements such as the refurbishment of Nicholson Park at Woonona and the upgrade to the Thirroul Beach Pavilion may be delayed because of a Wollongong City Council funding shortage. The projects are not listed for funding by Council until at least after 2016-17, and are just two under threat. Other projects under a … Continue reading

‘Burgh library open longer hours

HELENSBURGH Library is now open 39.5 hours each week – an increase of 15.5 hours on previous opening times. Following feedback from more than 1,400 library customers and analysis of library usage, Wollongong City Council reviewed its opening hours across all seven libraries, with Helensburgh Library now opening from 10am to 1pm & 2pm to … Continue reading

Libraries closed tomorrow

WOLLONGONG libraries, including Helensburgh, Thirroul, and Corrimal, will be closed tomorrow (Wednesday) for a staff development day. The day’s theme is ‘customer-focused service delivery’ and staff will spend the day working with the libraries’ strategic plan and learning new skills to improve library services. The library book returns chute will be open at Wollongong Library, … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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