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Inishowen libraries to re-open 11.05.21

DONEGAL Library Service is delighted to announce a phased re-opening of libraries this Wednesday, May 12th. The council will review the situation regularly and may make changes to its service provision based on infection rates and public health advice. As part of this phased approach to re-opening, library opening hours have been reviewed. Details of new opening hours are available at www.donegallibrary.ie . The services available include...
Buncrana Community Library is re-opening on Wednesday.
Browse and Borrow
The Browse and Borrow service allows members to physically enter a participating library for 15 minutes to browse through the stock and select their books and DVDs. The Browse and Borrow service will be available in the following two Inishowen libraries: Buncrana Community Library and Carndonagh Community Library. There is however, no access to computers, study facilities, research or seating at the moment.

Contact and Collect
The Contact and Collect service is a way for library members to order books and other items and collect them from the library when they are available. Library members can place requests using the online catalogue , by email or by phone. You can select specific titles or let library staff choose a few wild card surprises for you. Once the requested items have arrived, the library service will make contact to arrange collection. The Contact and Collect service will operate at both Buncrana Community Library and Carndonagh Community Library.

Doorstep Delivery
Donegal Library Service is also delighted to announce that their Doorstep Delivery Service will continue for those who cannot visit the library. To access this service please contact the Covid 19 Community Response Helpline at 1800 928 982 or email covidsupport@donegalcoco.ie . Books and other items can be delivered directly to your door so you do not have to miss out on your favourite authors.

Online Library
Free online services continue to be available at www.donegallibrary.ie , where you can access a large range of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eNewpapers, online courses, Britannica Encyclopedia, literacy and health events, and lots more.
Access to these services is free of charge and if you are not already a library member you can join online at www.librariesireland.ie .

Book Returns
For those of you with library books at home the libraries are happy to take returns when you visit them, but please donít be in a rush as they have temporarily extended loan periods and donít charge any overdue fines at present.
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