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Both Athlone and Moate libraries have introduced a new ‘Call and Collect’ service in line with the Government’s roadmap to reopen the country. Library buildings will remain closed to public access during this initial phase.
The physical closure of libraries to the public has led to an upsurge in the use of e-books and audiobooks, that is according to Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney.
Government funding of almost €30,000 has been approved for facilities in local public libraries for the benefit of individuals with sensory impairments, special educational needs, other learning differences, and those on the autism spectrum.
With the summer holidays now upon us, it means the return of the Summer Stars Programme to both Athlone and Moate libraries.
The Galway City Council has recommended the introduction of the new ‘Open Library’ system on a trial basis in the city’s libraries.
Ballinasloe and Oranmore libraries will be the first in Galway to operate pilot projects for the controversial new ‘staffless libraries’ scheme, which sees libraries open on a ‘self-service’ basis after hours.
Libraries across Galway will close this Thursday evening, in order to facilitate the installation of a new national computer system.
Have you got some library books lurking under your bed? Does your heart sink when you think of fines on overdue books?
Working out of Library Headquarters in Island House, Galway county librarian Peter Rabbitt oversees a service that comprises 29 libraries across the city, county, and islands, one which has a membership of some 40,000 regular users. The City Library in Hynes Building alone issues some 90,000 books each year, while the total for the county is some 600,000.
With the school holidays in full swing, lots of mums and dads will be thinking about how to keep their children engaged with all of that extra free time on their hands.