Festive Season Hours
Our library hours will temporarily change over the festive season. All of our branches will be closed on the following dates:
- Friday 25th December to Monday 28th December 2020
- Friday 1st January 2021
Please check our website for individual branch hours during the holiday season. Our libraries will resume their regular opening hours from Monday 4th of January.
Our online resources can be accessed from the comfort of your home or holiday location at any time. Visit our website to discover a large range of e-books, e-audibooks, digital magazines, movie streaming and children’s resources.
Coping with Christmas
For many people, the festive season is a jolly time to connect with others and celebrate the year. But financial issues, family conflict and loneliness can increase stress for people with anxiety or depression in the lead up to Christmas and the new year. Click here to access an article from Beyond Blue with resources and tips for managing the holiday season.
1800RESPECT: Confidential information, counselling and support service open 24 hours to support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.
Head to Health: An innovative website that can help you find free and low-cost, trusted online and phone mental health resources.
Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800
A free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.
Gambling Help Online: Gambling Help Online is a free, confidential service that operates 24/7 to provide online support and referral for anyone affected by gambling.
Access further support through national Helplines and websites here: