HJ Daley Library unveils new entry and self-service kiosks

Published on 09 May 2019

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Library users are invited to the launch of a vibrant and welcoming entrance space (pictured) and the latest self-service technology at Campbelltown’s HJ Daley Library next week.

The refurbishment of the city’s main library branch in Hurley Street is now complete and includes a bright and open-plan entrance to give the facility a more contemporary look, as well as three easy-to-use self-loan kiosks and a returns wall to eliminate queuing.

“The refurbishment has created more space for people to relax and work in and has given the library a fresh and stylish new look,’’ said Mayor George Brticevic.

“We removed the large front desk at the entrance of the library to create a more open design that includes comfortable new lounges, café style seating and small tables where people can work and read and set up their laptops and devices,’’ Cr Brticevic said.

“The self-service kiosks and the returns wall means borrowers can quickly and easily check their books out and then return them at the end of the borrowing period with a minimum of fuss,’’ he said.

The introduction of self-service kiosks brings HJ Daley Library in-line with other Council libraries which already use the technology and gives library users more space while freeing up staff to deal with other enquiries.

The refurbishment was made possible by a $15,000 Stronger Communities Grant from Federal Member for Macarthur, Dr Mike Freelander MP.  

The refurbishment works will be launched at Campbelltown’s HJ Daley Library from 11am, Wednesday 15 May. 

Activities will include a Welcome to Country by Uncle Ivan Wellington, a didgeridoo performance, speeches, the cutting of a cake and refreshments.