Council has implemented strict protocols to ensure we comply with directions issued by government in relation to managing the COVID 19 risk. These protocols apply to our staff, our customers and visitors to our premises, and councillors alike. Please be understanding that we will do our best to maintain services and help in what are unique and challenging circumstances.
Tenterfield Shire Council is continuing to review health advice regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and has put in place changes to meet guidelines for public safety. These guidelines have been implemented to ensure Council staff are available to meet the needs of the community throughout the crisis, with community and employee safety front of mind.
From Monday, 14 December 2020, Opening Times will be 10.00 am to 4.30 pm – Monday to Friday and 9.00am to 11.45am on Saturday. It is essential that you contact Library staff on 6736 6060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book computer time. High risk residents wishing to use the Library can do so between 9.00 am – 10.00 am, Monday to Friday by appointment only.
Please note that Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order 2020 will still apply.
Additional services available.
Free Internet and computer access are available in the Tenterfield, Torrington and Urbenville Libraries when they are open. See each library’s’ details for opening times. Bookings are recommended.
Digitised Newspapers – Available through the Library Catalogue.
Tenterfield Star Newspapers 1875 to 1955 are available online for keyword searching. Please contact staff.
Access to Photocopy, Fax, Scanning & Paper-Folding Machine
Available on request at Council’s prescribed fees and charges
Home Library Service
The Library offers a free weekly or fortnightly home delivery service on a medical recommendation to frail/aged persons living within the Tenterfield Township. Staff can deliver books, magazines, large print and audio books, DVDs and CDs. Please contact the Library for further information. Phone: 02 6736 6060 or email: email@example.com (link sends e-mail)
Tenterfield Family and Local history resources
The Library maintains the Tenterfield Family History Group’s collection of resources for public use. The Tenterfield Family History Group meets at Centenary Cottage at 1:30pm on the 2nd Tuesday of the month and can be contacted by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Find Legal Answers at Your Library
Tenterfield Library stocks the ‘Find Legal Answers Tool Kit’ as part of its reference collection, along with brochures and other information about the legal system.
This can also be accessed online through the ‘Find legal answers tool kit’ website (http://www.legalanswers.sl.nsw.gov.au/) which includes links to electronic versions of the brochures held in the library, information for HSC Legal Studies students, legal research and a legal advice guide.
Drug Info @ your library
Tenterfield Library stocks Drug Info @ Your Library resources including books and pamphlets.
Various information can also be found on the Drug info @ your library (http://www.druginfo.sl.nsw.gov.au/) website.