Library Services


Our library Services have existed since 1983.

Library Services

Our Library Services falls under the Directorate Of Municipal and Environmental Services. Our Library Lists

Services Offered

1. The Catalogue

Any book, record or CD can be traced by consulting the catalogue.
The card catalogue as well as the Unicorn Library Computer Program can be used to look for an item.

2. Special Books

A selection of books for readers who are in the process of mastering the skill of reading is available, as well as books in large print for users suffering from poor eye sight.
Audio books are available and access to books in Braille can be arranged.

3. Special Request Services

Books which are out on loan may be reserved by completing a special request form and affixing a valid postage stamp to it.
Library items not in stock can be obtained on inter library loan at a tariff of R50.00 per item.

4. Photocopying Services

Library material can be photocopied at 30c for an A4 page and color copies at R5.00 for an A4 page.
Bring your own change to insert in the coin boxes.
Colour copiers are available at Klerksdorp, Orkney and Stilfontein libraries.

5. Puzzles

Puzzles can be borrowed in the Youth section. Conditions apply.

6. Reference Section

Books in this section are available for use in the library only and may not be taken out.
A comprehensive selection of reference books and the clippings collection are available to assist learners
and students with assignments and research.
Do not hesitate to ask for assistance from our helpful staff.

7. Newspapers and Magazines

The library receives a wide selection of newspapers and magazines.
New publications of magazines are kept on the shelves for use in the library, while older issues may be borrowed to read and enjoy at home.

8. Toy-Library

Toys can be borrowed from all the branch libraries.
Conditions apply .

9. Children's Section

A large variety of books is available to cater for the needs of toddlers,young children and teenagers.
Holiday programs are presented every school holiday and the library receives groups of children of
various ages during the year for an introduction to the services of the library.

10. Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

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