Mosman Library Service

Services

Lending

About the Shorelink Library Network

Mosman Library Service is a member of the Shorelink Library Network, a computer network that links the libraries of Mosman, Lane Cove, Manly, Stanton (North Sydney) and Willoughby. Your library membership card entitles you to borrow from all of these libraries.

Books, magazines & audiobooks can be returned at any library in the network. DVDs, and Compact Discs must be returned to the Library where they were borrowed.

Borrow

Borrowing form your library is free and easy. You can borrow up to 12 items for a period of 3 weeks for everything except DVDs which are for 1 week. Overdue fees apply for late returns.

Renew

You can renew your borrowed items online with your library card, provided there are no reservations on them. Items can be renewed twice. Renew my items

Place a Hold

If the item you are after is on loan you can place a hold simply by logging into your account with your library card. Search the catalogue for the title and click ‘reserve’. Library Catalogue

Inter-Library Loans

If you cannot find the book you are looking for in the Shorelink Library Catalogue we can arrange to borrow a copy from another library.

Simply log on to your online account with your library card and password , and select the “Borrow from a different library” tab. Enter your request details and select “Save.” Minimum cost of $3.50 will apply.

Web Printing

Log into Mosman Web Print
Enter your Casual Card Number or Library Card Number and Password
Select files from your device and release print at the printer .

Photocopies/Printing
Black and White
A4 – $0.20 each
A3 – $0.40 each

Colour
A4 – $2.20 each
A3 – $4.40 each

Casual Photocopy/Print Cards – $1.00 each

Please ask Staff if you require assistance

Home Library Service

Mosman Library service is happy to deliver library materials to Mosman residents who are physically unable to visit us.

The Home Library Service is available to the frail aged and those with disabilities, and their carers. The service is also available in cases of long term illness or disability, a medical certificate may be required in certain circumstances.

Residents may also be eligible for our self select / delivery service – if you can manage to get to the library but find it difficult to get them home we can arrange for your items to be delivered on a fortnightly or monthly basis.

For more information on this service and how it could be of benefit to you or a loved one please ring 9978 4091

Or send an email to hls@mosman.nsw.gov.au

Multicultural Service

Community Languages

Loans of community language books can be arranged through the State Library of NSW Multicultural Service. You can request a box of foreign language books by filling out an Inter-Library loan request form. Multimedia language learning kits are available for loan for those wishing to learn a range of languages.

Mosman Library Service also subscribes to Transparent Language Online , an interactive language program, which you can access from home with your library card.

Literacy Collection

The Library holds a small Literacy Collection suitable for young adults and adults with literacy and numeracy problems and for English as a Second Language students. This collection includes graded readers, books with CD’s and IELTs text and workbooks.

We also subscribe to IELTS online for foreign language students preparing for the test.
Learn to Speak English - Road to IELTS

JP Service

Mosman Library Service offers a weekly Justice Of the Peace Service on Wednesdays from 12 noon to 2pm.

This service is staffed by JPs from the community.

No bookings required.

Please direct all enquiries to Linda Horswell, Manager Library Services, 99784091 or l.horswell@mosman.nsw.gov.au.

JPs are also available at Council’s Civic Centre, Customer Services, 1 Mosman Square, Monday to Friday from 2.00pm to 3.00pm (subject to availability).