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Home library service

Volunteers deliver library material to people who cannot easily get to a library themselves.

Home library service clients include those who:

  • ​have an illness or disability which prevents visiting the library in person
  • cannot carry library items home
  • live in a
    • nursing home
    • hospital
    • hostel
    • supported accommodation house.
  • care full-time for someone physically unable to borrow library items
  • are children of, or cared by, someone physically unable to borrow library items

Contact your local LINC or library to register.

When registering, we collect information that includes:

  • formats of library materials preferred. For example,
    • books
    • audiobooks on CD
    • magazines
    • CDs
    • DVDs
  • preferred genres and subjects
  • suitable day and times for a home visit
  • quantity and frequency of items needed
  • relevant medical conditions
  • contact person in an emergency
  • access information. For example, a person may live in a flat at the rear of a house

Courier Service

We rely on volunteer couriers to support our home library service clients. Our staff match a volunteer courier to the client. Where possible, couriers deliver to clients who live nearby.

See our volunteers program.

Recorded Book Service​

This service is available only to those clients currently receiving it.​​