Library Services

Library Services

RUCRL has five libraries serving the Richmond Valley and Kyogle Council areas. We provide a wide range of services, many of which are available to the general public.

Services

  • Be Connected
  • Bulk loans
  • eSmart Libraries
  • Fax service
  • Home library service
  • Home schooling book supply service
  • Interlibrary loans
  • Internet access
  • Justice of the Peace
  • Laminating service
  • Printing and photocopying service
  • Scanning service
  • Seed library
  • Self-service

Be Connected

RUCRL is a Be Connected Network partner. We offer in-person support and friendly help and advice so you can develop your digital skills and confidence. Phone 6660 0250 for more information.

Bulk loans

Bulk loans are available to aged homes and schools upon request.

eSmart Libraries

RUCRL is working towards eSmart Library status. eSmart Libraries is a cyber safety framework designed to fully equip libraries, staff and library users with the skills they need for smart, safe and responsible use of digital technology. Phone 6660 0250 for more information.

Fax service

You can send or receive a fax at all branches (except the Mobile Library). A fee applies for this service.
First page: $3
Additional pages: $1 each

Home library service

Home delivery is available to residents of Casino, Kyogle and Evans Head who are unable to visit their local library due to health reasons. Volunteers assist with the delivery of items on a fortnightly basis. For further information download the Home Library Service application.

Home schooling book supply service

Extended loans for items on a requested theme are available for families who are Home Schooling. For further information download the Home Schooling Book Supply Service application.

Interlibrary loans

An interlibrary loan service is provided for items not held in the Richmond – Upper Clarence Regional Library collection. A fee applies for all interlibrary loans, payable when the item is collected.
Items requested from a Public Library: $5.50 per item
Items requested from a University or Special Library: $17 per item
How long will it take? Delivery times vary but generally allow a 2 week delivery period for the item.
How long can I keep the item? The lending library determines the length of the loan and whether renewals are possible.

Internet access

All our libraries provide free use of computers with internet access and Microsoft Office software for the general public. We recommend that you book ahead to avoid waiting. Bookings for up to an hour can be made one day in advance.

Free WiFi is available at the Casino, Evans Head, Kyogle and Mobile libraries.

Laptops are available to borrow for use within the library by current members aged 14 years and over at Casino, Kyogle and Evans Head branches.

Justice of the Peace

JP services are available at Casino, Coraki, Evans Head and Kyogle libraries.

Laminating service

You can have documents laminated at Casino library. A fee applies for this service.
A4 pages: $2 each
A3 pages: $4 each

Printing and photocopying service

You can print and photocopy at all branches (except the Mobile Library). A fee applies for this service.
Black & white A4 pages: 20c each
Black & white A3 pages: 40c each
Colour A4 pages: $1 each
Colour A3 pages: $2 each

Scanning service

You can scan documents to email or USB at Casino, Kyogle and Evans Head branches. A fee applies for this service.
Scan to email: $2 per email
Scan to USB: $2 per scan if staff assistance is required (unassisted is free)

Seed library

Download a brochure for information on how our Seed library works.

Self-service

Self-serve loan kiosks are available at Casino, Kyogle and Evans Head branches.


 

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