Here at Balaklava Community Library we offer a rang of services such as:
- Storytime for children
- Book discussion groups
- Introductory computing classes for adults
- Home delivery service
- Space to read or meet.
- Meeting room
All at no cost to you
Photocopying and printing available at a small charge.
- Adult fiction book collection
- Adult large print book collection
- Children's picture book collection
- Children's / teen novel collection
- Non-fiction book collection
- Audio books (books on CD)
- Internet and wireless internet access
- Online databases
- DVDs and Videos
- Music CD
DVD / Videos
Note: that restrictions apply to the borrowing of PG, M and MA DVDs by under 18s.
Your borrowing card is required to be shown each time you borrow books, make reservations or order interlibrary loans.
Loan periods for borrowing
Loan periods for borrowing for new release items, magazines, videos,
|DVDs and music CDS||2 weeks|
|Books, audio books||4 weeks|
Loan limits, number of items
|Videos, DVDs, music CDs||4 per family|
|Senior BHS students||12 items|
|Junior BHS students||6 items|
|Other high school students||6 items|
|Primary school students||4 items|
|Pre-school students||4 items|
(above limits include DVDs, videos, CDs and magazines).
Borrowers are sent a reminder to return items that are more than 2 weeks overdue.
Borrowing privileges will be suspended until items are returned or the replacement fee is paid.
Borrowers will be charged a replacement fee for items not returned within 3 months of their due date.
Book discussion groups
Book Group’ meets the second Thursday of the month at 1:30pm, discussing books we have read and reviewing new books that have arrived in the library.
Feel free to come along and join us for afternoon tea and a chat.. All welcome.
Computing for Seniors Classes
One-on-one tutoring is available with our volunteer tutors. If you are interested
please phone the library on 88621336 to book. A variety of days and times are available.
Stories, songs and rhymes for children from 12 months to 5 years old and their parents or carers. Every Friday at 9.30am during school term.
Volunteers are always welcome to assist with preparing items for loan, shelving, displays or tutoring. If you are interested please speak to the library staff.