The Library will be closed on Thursday 25 April for ANZAC Day.
The return chutes on the Eastern wall adjacent to the carpark will be open for returns.
We’re open again at 10am on Friday 26 April.
Lest we forget.
Thanks for your patience during our offline period.
We’re yet to solve all our PC issues but at this stage you can come in and use most of the PCs to access the Internet and all other applications, and print your documents.
Access to scanners and the Local History computer will resume as soon as possible, as will the ability to make future bookings.
We’ll let you know as soon as possible when our computers and booking system are back in full operation.
The Library will be closed on the following dates for the Easter break.
Good Friday 29 March
Easter Saturday 30 March
Easter Sunday 31 March
Easter Monday 1 April
The return chutes on the Eastern wall adjacent to the carpark will be open for returns and we reopen at 10am on Tuesday 2 April.
We wish everyone a happy and safe Easter!
We’re closed on Monday 11 March for the Adelaide Cup Day public holiday.
You can still return any items through the chutes on the eastern wall next to the carpark. We’re open again at 10am on Tuesday 12 March.
Bookings are now open for our Modbury Digital Hub training sessions in the Library. There are lots of group and one on one sessions to choose from covering topics such as Facebook, online jobseeking, how to get savvy with your iPad, digital photos with Picasa, Internet basics, computing basics, how to get the best from Google, online shopping and more.
Come along to learn new skills and have some fun!
See our website for all the session details http://www.teatreegully.sa.gov.au/hubtraining or call us at the Library. Bookings are essential for all sessions and can be made at the Library or by phone on (08) 8397 7333.
Impossible you say? Then check out this website SpinelessClassics, where you can order an entire book printed on a poster, ready to hang on your wall.
They feature beautiful titles, an evocative image within the text, and the full text of the book.
You can choose from different categories such as children’s books, classics and non fiction, with popular titles like; Harry Potter and the philosopher’s stone, Pride and prejudice, Peter Pan, Romeo and Juliet and Wind in the willows to name a few.
Fantastic gift idea or just treat yourself!
Posted in books
Tagged book art, books
We’ll be closed on Monday 28 January for the Australia Day public holiday.
The chutes on the Eastern wall adjacent to the carpark will be open for you to return items.
We’re open again at 10am on Tuesday 29 January.
Have a great Australia Day!
The SA Government has created a great website for anyone who would like to learn how to use the Internet safely, securely and at their own pace.
Whether you’re a complete beginner, have dabbled a little bit or have some experience and are keen to learn more, FowardIT will assist you to develop the skills you need.
The site has three main sections with many self paced sessions for you to work through, featuring helpful videos and graphics to make learning easy and interesting.
Features sessions on getting started on the Internet, Email, Online Safety, Facebook, Skype, how to use your tablet, even Online Dating, plus lots more.
This section helps with skills required in today’s workplace such as basic word processing and spreadsheets, document management, creating presentations and Internet searching.
For Small Business
Assistance for small business with eCommerce, setting up a PayPal account, social media for small business, website development, as well as tools such as inventory and teleconferencing.
There really is something for everyone, so take a look and learn some new skills and remember to refer your friends and family to the site too.
We’ve recently subscribed to a new online resource, Zinio, which allows you to read popular magazines in full colour digital format on your PC, Mac, iphone, ipad, android device or tablet via a browser or app. All for free!
The collection covers news, sport, technology, entertainment, home, lifestyle and more. Some of the titles currently available are Inside Out, Martha Stewart Living, Bride to Be, GQ, Gardening Australia, Practical Parenting and FilmInk, with more titles coming soon.
To use Zinio, please go to the Library Online Resources page and login with your library barcode. Then click the link to Zinio.
You will need to create a couple of accounts to login to the Library’s Zinio collection and to read the magazines, so we recommend you read the handy User Guide or watch the video on the Zinio landing page to assist you with this.
Create your account and access the User Guide and video
We’d love to hear what you think of Zinio, so please leave us a comment!
As a member of the One Card network we now have the BookMyne smartphone app available to our users, offering access to all the participating library services.
The app is available free for iPhone and Android and can be downloaded from the relevant app stores by searching for Bookmyne.
What you can do using BookMyne
- find libraries, their locations and opening hours
- search the library catalogues via keyword, author, title subject or barcode
- place holds and cancel holds
- access your account details
- access best seller lists and reading recommendations from Goodreads
- get assistance using the inbuilt user guide with full instructions on all features
- use the camera in your mobile to scan barcodes on books in bookstores etc to check if the library stocks the item. (Only available with iOS devices with autofocus cameras ; iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, otherwise barcodes can be entered manually on all iOS devices.)
Give this new app a try to access all these features and let us know what you think!