Library Services & School Holiday Activities

22nd September 2020

Clare & Gilbert Valleys Library Service

Clare and Saddleworth Library are open regular opening hours. The Auburn library remains closed.

The “Animal Capers” October school holiday event will be held in Ennis park, and the Clare Town Hall 10.30 am -12 pm Tues 6th Oct 2020. Bookings are required, and COVID safe protocols will be in place. Tickets are $2 per child and available from the Clare Library.

Take-home activity packs will be available free from the Clare and Saddleworth Library throughout the October holidays.

Author Events

Services available

Holds can be placed on books, DVDs, audiobooks and magazines from all SA Libraries –

Online borrowing of e-books and e-magazines is available through the digital library service – for the direct link to eBooks and online resources –

For events and at-home learning resources go to the library Facebook page – and

Baby bounce and rhyme time for 0-2-year-olds and their families is held Tuesday at 10 am in the Clare Town Hall Function room.

From Tuesday 13th Oct and during school term time Toddler Tales story and craft time for 2-5-year-olds will return at 10.30 am following Baby Bounce in the Town Hall Function room.

When visiting the Library patrons should

  • Use hand sanitiser provided before entering the Library.
  • Maintain physical distancing of 1.5m
  • PC use limited to 30 mins or less
  • Limit visit to a maximum of 2 hours (30min browse and borrow time recommended)

Phone the Clare Library 8842 3817 or Saddleworth Library 88474096 during opening hours for assistance.