There have been a lot of changes over the last few weeks, including the way we deliver some of our services to you. While in some instances our doors may be temporarily shut, this is for the safety of everyone, our services remain the same – they may just look a little different.
Mayor Glenn Docherty talks on how our services are adapting for YOU as we transition to the new kind of normal. From our community service to our city operations, we are here for you.
Our Library team are developing innovative new ways to deliver their regular weekly programs and events to you online. This week they held their first live stream Storytime session on their Facebook page. Tune in next Wednesday, 8 April at 10:30am for their Easter special.
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