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Libraries

Welcome to the City of Holdfast Bay Library Service. We offer a range of services and programs as well as an up-to-date collection of items to borrow.

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We are part of the SA public library ‘one card’ network. Using your Holdfast Bay library card you will be able to reserve and borrow material held at any of the participating libraries. 

Easter/ANZAC Day 2014

The staff of the Holdfast Bay Library Service would like to wish all of our users a safe and happy Easter.

Both Brighton and Glenelg libraries will be closed from Good Friday (18th April) until Easter Monday (21st April) inclusive.
Regular hours will begin again on Tuesday 22nd April.

The libraries will also be closed on Friday 25th April for the ANZAC Day public holiday.

Access the Library Catalogue

Use the library catalogue link below to search the collections of Holdfast Bay and other SA libraries, place holds, renew loans and more.

Search the Library Catalogue

To access your library account or to request items, you will need to login to the catalogue using your library bacrode number and pin. 
Enter the barcode number printed on your library card which starts with "X01", (the second number is a zero) and the pin will be the last four digits of your phone number.
Please contact us if you require any assistance.

Access the Library on your Phone

BookMyne is an iPhone and Android app that gives 24/7 access to the library catalogue and library account while on the go.

Download BookMyne for iPhone

Download BookMyne for Android

LibraryThing Content

A number of LibraryThing for Libraries enhancements have been added to our online catalogue to help you find what you are looking for.
These include the tag cloud where users have added subject descriptions to items that other users can click on and see titles that relate to this subject.
"You might also like ..." with recomendations to help you find similar titles.
Virtual Shelf browser that shows users what other titles are shelved nearby.

These features appear on the online catalogue when you click on a title to see more detail. Look for the LibraryThing Content heading.

Bookmarklet allows you to search an online bookstore and then check to see if the library holds a copy of this title. 
Follow the instructions here to add this to your PC, MAC or iOS device's web browser.

Book a Computer!

Library customers can now book a pc online.
Please ensure you select the desired library location e.g. Brighton or Glenelg.

Book a Library Computer

 

Library Programs & Activities this month 
Purchase Request

If you can't find what you are looking for, fill out an online purchase request and we will try and get it for you.

Join our mailing list

To receive details of library programs, register below to join our online mailing list.  Details of the upcoming programs are also published in Shoreline, the library newsletter.  Printed copies of Shoreline and flyers advertising upcoming events are available at both libraries.

Register Here

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