What’s On


Tangrams

Challenge yourself these holidays with ancient Chinese puzzles. If you visit your library during the school holidays you can pick up a FREE booklet with a TANGRAM to cut out and some puzzles to get you started. Can you do them without looking at the solutions? (Available at participating RRL […]

Monster muncher bookmarks

Hey kids! You won’t believe how easy this craft is to make! A few folds and some decorations and you have a book muncher or a cute owl. You won’t lose your page again! Make a minion for a gift or make a nest of mice for yourself. Sharon’s been […]

iPads to Combat Social Isolation Information Session

Jindera Library |Tuesday 14 July – 10.00am Greater Hume Council and Holbrook/Walla Walla Meals on Wheels have been successful in gaining funding for iPads. They will be available to residents of Jindera Gardens Hostel, along with socially isolated seniors in the community. Join us for a get together to find […]

Take Home School Activities

Coolamon Library |Monday 6 July – Friday 17 July Make the school holidays fun with a selection of take home craft kits. Kits are suitable for all ages. Register your interest: 02 6927 2492

Old Fashioned Stamp Collecting

Junee Library |Wednesday 15 July – 11.00am Create your own collection of old stamps. For ages 7+ Cost: $3.00 Bookings essential as numbers are limited: 02 6924 2111

Leak Proof Bag Experiment

Can you believe it? Stab a plastic bag of water and it doesn’t leak. How does this work? All you need is a plastic bag, water and sharp pencils. Sharon’s been busy making lots of quick and easy activities for everyone to try using basic equipment from around the house.Check […]

No More Overdue Fines

From 1 July 2020, branches of the Riverina Regional Library will no longer be charging overdue fines for books, DVDs or any other items returned late, no matter how overdue they are. Overdue fines can be a real problem for people in our community and sometimes discourage people from using […]

iPads to Combat Social Isolation For Seniors Information Session

Holbrook Library |Friday 3 July – 10.30am Greater Hume Council and Holbrook/Walla Walla Meals on Wheels have been successful in gaining funding for iPads. They will be available to residents at Harry Jarvis Wing and the Holbrook Hostel, along with socially isolated seniors in the community. Join us for a […]

iPads to Combat Social Isolation Information Sessions

Henty Library | Culcairn Library | Greater Hume Council has been successful in gaining funding for iPads. They will be available to residents of Henty Myoora Homestead, Culcairn Multipurpose Service, along with socially isolated seniors in the community. Join us for a get together to find out more about this […]

Changes to the eLibrary

Following a review of our eLibrary service, from Wednesday July 1 the following changes are being made: Services no longer available:Choice magazineKanopyAustralia Remembers New to the eLibrary:Newsbank – Australian newspaper database covering current issues, events and peopleRB Digital – adding audiobooks and eBooks to the collection of digital magazines Ancestry.com […]

eLibrary Taster – Psychological Suspense

A selection of items that you can access from our eLibrary just right for members who want some chilling, unsettling tension or fear. No matter whether you like to watch, listen or read you should find something to keep you on the edge of your seat. All available via our […]

eLibrary Taster – Kids

A selection of items that you can access from our eLibrary just right for kids. No matter whether you like to watch, listen or read you should find something to delight the youngest member of your family. All available via our eLibrary page Did you ever wonder why some insects […]

eLibrary Taster – Horror

A selection of items that you can access from our eLibrary. No matter whether you like to watch, listen or read you should find something to send shivers down your spine. All available via our eLibrary page A devilishly dark novel about a young boy who goes missing, and the […]

eLibrary Taster – Biographies and Memoirs

A selection of items that you can access from our eLibrary. No matter whether you like to watch, listen or read you should find something to enjoy. All available via our eLibrary page The astonishing life of Australia’s most inspirational athlete Not long after he was born in 1990, Dylan […]

eLibrary Taster – War

A selection of items that you can access from all our eLibrary. No matter whether you like to watch, listen or read you should find something from ancient battles to the World Wars and modern warfare. All available via our eLibrary page A pilot replacement for 633 Squadron named Chalmont puzzles […]

Legal help during Covid-19

People continue to need legal help. You may have an ongoing legal issue, or need help with something related to employment, your money, renting or another issue as a result of COVID-19. The State Library of NSW has gathered a list of organisations that are providing information and support related […]

eLibrary Taster – Australiana

A selection of items that you can access from our eLibrary with an Aussie flavour. No matter whether you like to watch, listen or read you should find something to interest you. All available via our eLibrary page Adelaide, 1931: Telephone switchboard operator Frances’ life is difficult as sole provider for […]

eLibrary Taster – Romance

A selection of items that you can access from our eLibrary. No matter whether you like to watch, listen or read you should find something to delight the romantic in you. All available via our eLibrary page Can three misfits build a family in this remote Australian town? Available on […]

eLibrary Taster – Detectives

A selection of items that you can access from our eLibrary. No matter whether you like to watch, listen or read you should find something to enjoy. Can you solve the crime before everyone else? All available via our eLibrary page Some things just won’t stay buried…Logan McRae’s personal history […]

Add Your Entry to the Great Pandemic Diary of 2020

As social distancing restrictions ease, the State Library of NSW wants to capture the thoughts and feelings of the State via a new diary sharing platform.  The Diary Files is an ‘online community diary’ that collects the stories, poems, lyrics, thoughts and reflections of the people of NSW and beyond […]

Storytime with Sharon

Sharon, Children and Youth Services Librarian for Riverina Regional Library has created storytime videos. Each day you can share with your child a selection of books, songs, craft, activities and challenges. Set some time aside with your child to enjoy their world, to play and immerse yourself in the joy […]

Covid-19 Explained For Kids

Hi, my name is Sharon. I am the Children’s and Youth Services Librarian for Riverina Regional Library. I have been presenting online Storytimes for toddlers and hope reading this booklet provides another way to help you explain coronavirus to your family, the changes we have to make around our homes […]

Participate in the State Library NSW Covid-19 Project

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live. The State Library is collecting images of life in NSW during this unprecedented moment in our history so that we may help tell this story to future generations. Show how life in regional New South Wales has changed during this time. […]

Newspaper Database

We are adding to our digital content with Access Australia by NewsBank. From local publications to nationwide news sources such as The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian, Access Australia includes content from the most popular daily, weekly and Sunday newspapers as well as hard-to-find community and regional news. It gathers content related to current […]

Ancestry.com from home

Great news, members of Riverina Regional Library can now access Ancestry.com from home until our libraries are open. Follow the instructions below to access. Go to rrl.nsw.gov.au At the top is an orange box labeled Manage your loans Enter in your library card number beginning with R and your password […]