Library Service changes

2nd July 2020

Clare & Gilbert Valleys Library Service

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

The July school holiday program will be available as take-home packs and a story wall of books able to be borrowed to support the theme of nature and wellbeing.

Other programs will run when COVID safe density requirements can be met within library spaces, and it is safe to do so. Please check the Facebook page for online program options.  Some limitations apply.

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)

Services available

  • Holds can be placed on books, DVDs 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 –
  • Baby Bounce and rhyme time program will recommence after the school holidays Tuesday 21st July, but booking is essential (ph 88423817) as places are limited, due to COVID 19 density requirements
  • For online storytimes and at-home learning resources go to the Library Facebook page –

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