Alert Level 1 information
Library services in Alert Level 1
All Taupō District libraries are open at Alert Level 1. Library issues, returns and holds are operating as usual and there will be a staged return of other services, as detailed below.
Opening hours remain the same at Turangi Library but will be reduced at Mangakino Library and Taupō Library with Taupō Library closing at the earlier time of 5.30pm on Thursdays.
Borrowing and returning items
Library issues, returns and holds (reserves) are operating as usual. Library items can be returned during opening hours at all three libraries or by using the after hours book return slots at Taupō and Turangi Libraries.
|Service||Status / details|
|APNK Public Computers and printing services||Available from Tuesday, 22 September at Taupō, Turangi and Mangakino libraries.|
|Free WiFi access||Available from Tuesday, 22 September at Taupō,
Turangi and Mangakino libraries.
|Group visits||School and Early Childcare Centre group visits are available by arrangement.|
|Programmes||> Toddler Time at Taupō Library: will resume on
Wednesday, 23 September at 10.30am.
> Tiny Toes at Turangi Library: cancelled until further notice.
> Spring School Holiday Programme activities will be held at Taupō and Turangi Libraries. More details to come shortly.
|Meeting rooms||Available from Tuesday, 22 September .|
|Partner programmes||> Justice of the Peace drop-in sessions will
resume on Thursday, 24 September (Taupō Library 12-2pm and Turangi Library 12.30-1.30pm).
> Computer help for seniors at Taupō Library will
resume on Thursday, 24 September from 2-4pm.
eBooks, eAudiobooks and Online Resources
Library members can continue to download e-Books, e-Audiobooks and many of our Online Resources for free.
Visiting your library
Here are some things that you can do to keep your visit to the library safe for you and others:
- Please do not visit the library if you feel unwell.
- Keep a record of where you have been for contact tracing purposes. Posters displayed QR codes for the NZ COVID Tracer app are in all libraries. Information about the app can be found here.
- Follow Covid-19 hygiene advice including handwashing/sanitising and coughing/sneezing into your sleeve/tissue.
- While cash payment will be accepted, use of EFTPOS or Paywave is preferred.
If you have any queries about your account or would like help using our online services, please contact us on 07-376 0899 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.