Libraries drop-off, pick-up

2020-03-24 06:02

It was announced last week that libraries would be closed to the public from Thursday 19 March, however, library services will provide a drop-off and pick-up service.

The following service will be available:

. Library patrons may request material telephonically, or via email. This is dependent on the availability of material.

. Staff will prepare the material to be collected by patrons between 10:00 and 15:00 daily from Monday to Friday at the library entrance; library membership cards must be presented when collecting material.

. Library materials on loan can be returned/dropped off at your library between 10:00 and 15:00 daily.

You can search for available material at your library on your Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) here: https://opac.capetown.gov.za.

Extended borrowing privileges during this period:

. Material already issued from Sunday 1 March will automatically be extended until the end of April.

. Twenty items including five audio-visual items (CDs/DVDs) may be borrowed for 30 days.

. All items may be renewed via the OPAC or telephonically for an additional 30 days.

. No reservations or inter-library loan requests can be accommodated during this period. Libraries also offer access to PressReader, an online platform for access to digital newspapers and magazines. All libraries are set up to be PressReader hotspots, for example, if you are in proximity to the library building, you can use your personal device to access this free e-resource for three days, using your login details.

Libraries with SmartCape Wi-Fi provides radiant access i.e. access for seven days following a login using your SmartCape username and password. You are required to be a SmartCape registered user to have access for seven days. V For more information on available services, please contact your local library.

It was announced last week that libraries would be closed to the public from Thursday 19 March, however, library services will provide a drop-off and pick-up service.

The following service will be available:

. Library patrons may request material telephonically, or via email.

This is dependent on the availability of material.

. Staff will prepare the material to be collected by patrons between 10:00 and 15:00 daily from Monday to Friday at the library entrance; library membership cards must be presented when collecting material.

. Library materials on loan can be returned/dropped off at your library between 10:00 and 15:00 daily.

You can search for available material at your library on your Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) here: https://opac.capetown.gov.za.

Extended borrowing privileges during this period:

. Material already issued from Sunday 1 March will automatically be extended until the end of April.

. Twenty items including five audio-visual items (CDs/DVDs) may be borrowed for 30 days.

. All items may be renewed via the OPAC or telephonically for an additional 30 days.

. No reservations or inter-library loan requests can be accommodated during this period. Libraries also offer access to PressReader, an online platform for access to digital newspapers and magazines.

All libraries are set up to be PressReader hotspots, for example, if you are in proximity to the library building, you can use your personal device to access this free e-resource for three days, simply using your login details.

Libraries with SmartCape Wi-Fi provides radiant access i.e. access for seven days following a login using your SmartCape username and password. You are required to be a SmartCape registered user to have access for seven days. V For more information on available services, please contact your local library.

It was announced last week that libraries would be closed to the public from Thursday 19 March, however, library services will provide a drop-off and pick-up service.

The following service will be available:

. Library patrons may request material telephonically, or via email.

. Staff will prepare the material to be collected by patrons between 10:00 and 15:00 daily from Monday to Friday at the library entrance; library membership cards must be presented when collecting material. Library materials on loan can be returned/dropped during this time.

Extended borrowing privileges:

. Material already issued from Sunday 1 March will automatically be extended until the end of April.

. Twenty items including five audio-visual items (CDs/DVDs) may be borrowed for 30 days.

. All items may be renewed via the OPAC or telephonically for an additional 30 days.

. No reservations or inter-library loan requests can be accommodated during this period. Libraries offer access to PressReader, an online platform for digital newspapers and magazines. V For more information, contact your local library.

It was announced last week that libraries would be closed to the public from Thursday 19 March, however, library services will provide a drop-off and pick-up service.

The following service will be available:

. Library patrons may request material telephonically, or via email. This is dependent on the availability of material.

. Staff will prepare the material to be collected by patrons between 10:00 and 15:00 daily from Monday to Friday at the library entrance; library membership cards must be presented when collecting material. Library materials on loan can also be returned/dropped off at this time.

Search for available material at your library on the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC): https://opac.capetown.gov.za.

Extended borrowing privileges:

. Material already issued from Sunday 1 March will automatically be extended until the end of April.

. Twenty items including five audio-visual items (CDs/DVDs) may be borrowed for 30 days.

. All items may be renewed via the OPAC or telephonically for an additional 30 days.

. No reservations or inter-library loan requests can be accommodated during this period. Libraries also offer access to PressReader, an online platform for access to digital newspapers and magazines.

All libraries are set up to be PressReader hotspots, and you can login from nearby.V For more information on available services, please contact your local library.

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