Libraries are located in Barooga, Berrigan, Finley and Tocumwal. These Branches function as Libraries, Council Transactions Centres and Community Hubs.
Total opening hours are 73 hours per week between the libraries - see below for opening times.
Free Internet access
Free Wireless access
Community rooms for minimal hire.
The New Finley Library
The new Finley Library has finally opened at 223 Murray Street Finley - the former home of Murray Irrigation.
Disabled access is via the back of the building, including a carspace for disabled visitors.
Please take the opportunity to visit the ladies at the Library and familiarise yourself with the new facilities. The opening hours have remained the same.
The new phone number is 03 5888 5182. The old fax number is still in use and is 03 5883 2133.
Your Library Membership Barcode is your key to
successfully accessing all databases!
The library has a great online service available to all residents who have taken out a membership with the library. This service is called WebOpac. WebOpac enables all residents with internet access at home to view the online catalogue allowing library members to make book reservations, extend their loans and access the additional services of Simple Searches, New Items List and Member Services etc.
Contact Anne Nevins - Library Manager at the Berrigan Branch for more information and details on (03) 5888 5180.
Other services available in person at your local library:
- Talking Books [Cassette, Navigator, CD and MP3]
- Language Tapes
- Computers for Public Use
- Infocus - HSC Resources
- Inter-Library Loans
- Large Print Books
- New Releases
- Storytime and Childrens Activities
- Videos & DVD's
- Children's books - all ages
- Reference Materials
- Community information
- Facsimile Service - sending/receiving
- Pamphlet files
- Scanning Service
- Free Internet access at all branches
- Young Adult Resources
- BookStart for Babies
- Council Information and Cash and Cheque Payments, ie Rates and Animal registrations.
Ask a local librarian
In addition to the State Library of NSW service, the Berrigan Shire libraries offer a local version of this research request service. If your research question is about local information, please use this form. For more general research enquiries, please use the State Library service.
Please complete the attached form. Try to provide as many details as you can. The more you tell us, the easier it is for us to respond to your query. We will reply to your request as soon as possible. If your request requires further research, we will notify you about a likely response time.
Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library are an active support group for the Library who raise funds and voluntarily assist with book covering, other support services and raise funds toward new purchases.
Friends of the Library also offer a 'Housebound Service' to library members in Tocumwal who are unable to visit their branch.
Please contact your local library Officer for more information or Library Manager Anne Nevins on (03) 5888 5181 or email@example.com
Storytime for Preschoolers
Storytime is held at each library every week at 10.30am with stories and activities for 3-5 year olds.
'Knit In' at the Libraries
Knit-In is a fantastic community event, creating colourful wraps for communities in need around the world. All participants are invited to the library once a week to knit squares and socialise and the Library provides a cuppa. Get started - if you have a spare yarn, are handy with a pair of knitting needles, a crochet hook or you have always wanted to learn how - join one of the 'Knit-in' Groups!
Knit in is held from 10am to 11am on the following days:
Tuesday - Berrigan and Tocumwal,
Wednesday - Barooga,
Friday - Finley.
For further details, please contact Jenny at the Berrigan Library on (03) 5888 5180.