Library

Ararat Regional Library Services

Ararat Rural City Council have recently taken over the management of the Library Service operating within the municipality from the Central Highlands Library Corporation. The services taking place are managed by the Ararat Regional Library with the inclusion of the newly revamped Library Outreach Service.

Membership to the library is free for all residents and you can join at the Ararat Regional Library or the branch library located at the Lake Bolac Information and Business Centre:-

Ararat

Regional Library

Cnr Barkly & Queen Streets

ARARAT 3377

P: 03 5352 1722

F: 03 5352 4566

Opening Hours   

Monday 10:00am –   5:30pm

Tuesday 10:00am –   5:30pm

Wednesday 10:00am –   5:30pm

Thursday 10:00am –   5:30pm

Friday  10:00am –   5:00pm

Saturday  9:00am – 12:00pm 

Lake Bolac 

Information

& Business Centre

2110 Glenelg Highway 

LAKE BOLAC 3351

P: 5350 2204

Opening Hours   

Monday 10:00am – 5:00pm

Tuesday  10:00am – 5:00pm

Wednesday 10:00am – 5:00pm

Thursday  10:00am – 5:00pm

Friday  10:00am – 5:00pm

Sat/Sun  10:00am – 4:00pm

 

Programs currently being offered at the Ararat Regional Library include:

Baby Rhyme Time

Tuesday morning at 10:00am. Suited for babies aged from birth to 24 months and involves books, songs and interactive activities.

Story Time    

Thursday morning at 11:00am. Suited for toddlers from 3 – 5 years old and involves picture books, stories to tell, songs, rhymes and related activities.

Book Club

Contact the library staff about joining a book club that meets regularly.

Geneology Society

Every third Wednesday evening of the month, for further information contact the library staff

Digital Camera Club

Every second Tuesday evening of the month, for further information contact the library staff.

Events

All events are listed on the Library website www.centralhighlandslibraries.org.au and will be notified through our local media.

 

Ararat Library Outreach Service

The outreach service at current visits the rural towns of Elmhurst, Streatham, Moyston and Willaura on a weekly basis. This service provides a book delivery to the outlying towns and provides for a more social interactive service for anyone to attend. For further information regarding the outreach service contact the Ararat Regional Library on 5352 1722

Outreach Library Service Timetable as of Tuesday 13 October:

TownshipLocationDayTime
Elmhurst

Elmhurst Bush Nursing

Centre,Green Street

Monday

10:30am – 12.15pm

Streatham

Streatham Community

Hall     

Thursday

10:30am – 11.30am

Willaura

Willaura Community Hall,

Main Street           

Thursday

2.00pm – 3.00pm

Moyston

Moyston Hall

Tuesday

12.00pm-1.00pm

Pomonal

Pomonal Uniting Church, Pomonal

Tuesday

10.30am-11.30am

Contact us here:

Ararat Regional Library 5352 1722 or council@ararat.vic.gov.au

 

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