Launceston LINC is closed for essential building work from Saturday 23 May until 9.30 am Thursday 28 May. National Simultaneous Storytime will be held at Ravenswood Library, Wednesday 27 May 11am. Launceston LINC’s regular programs, Rock & Rhyme and Storytime will resume from Tuesday 2 June.
Launceston LINC is part of LINC Tasmania, bringing together Adult Education, the State Library of Tasmania, Online Access Centres and the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office (TAHO).
Launceston LINC is redeveloping its building improve local LINC services and create more spaces for people in Launceston to meet, read, relax and learn. Visit our Facebook page to find out more.
The following will continue while Launceston LINC is closed for essential building work from 2pm Saturday 23 May to 9.30 am Thursday 28 May.
- Clearing House
- Telephone client service 6777 2446
- Email client service
All behind the scenes staff areas will operate as normal. Home Library Service pickups and Book Group pickups will continue, but not issues and general holds pickups.
No external returns chute will be available until Monday 13 July.
The LINC is located in the beautiful Civic Square in the Central Business District of Launceston. There is parking in the Care car park opposite the laneway between St Andrew's Kirk and the LINC building, and Launceston City Council car parks in Paterson Street. Metro Buses stop in nearby St John Street.
Facilities & Services
- Lending library - Read and relax with books, eBooks, DVDs, music and more for adults and children. Access items locally, from around the state and online, or through our home library service.
- Research resources – to link Tasmanians with information from around the world. There are books, journals, newspapers, eresources and more – in your local LINC or library and online, plus support to help you find what you need.
- Community learning – courses to help with life and work, plus leisure and lifestyle adult education courses
- See what’s on.
- Literacy skills support – Free help with reading, writing, and maths for adults – one to one and group activities. Contact your local Literacy coordinator to find out more
- Access to computers and the internet, plus help to develop IT skills
- Activities and displays – see what’s on.
- Tasmanian Heritage resources - Local heritage collections specialising in all aspects of Northern Tasmania, such as the Victorian and Edwardian Collection
- Local Publications for sale
- Meeting rooms – We have meeting rooms available for public use for reasonable rates. Bookings are essential. Please phone us or print out the Room Hire Agreement form and bring it in to us.
- Public display and exhibition areas
- Community Information noticeboard – schools, groups or individuals can contact the LINC to propose displaying items of interest to the community
- Coin-operated photocopier with colour printing and digital scanning (charge per page)
- Public toilets, including facilities for people with disabilities, and baby change table