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Pinesong Residents' Library
LOCATION: The Pinesong Library is situated at one end of the Bayview Lounge on the first floor of Bayview.
HOURS: Open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
LIBRARIANS: The Pinesong Library is run by a team of 9 volunteer residents. The Head Librarian is Lois Lilly assisted by Maureen Harris, Noel & Gillian Clark, Ron & Jocelyn Cartwright, Jean Piper, Margaret Parkinson & Mary Nicholson. Lois is in the library from 9 to 3 each Tuesday, with other librarians in attendance for part of each day.
FICTION BOOKS: A large selection of fiction books are arranged on the shelves in alphabetical order and a special section is allotted to Large Print books.
NON FICTION BOOKS: There is a selection of non fiction books on various subjects plus a large number of biographies & autobiographies.
BEST SELLERS: A selection of current 'Best Sellers' are available approximately 3 times a year. There is a $2 charge which allows for the further purchase of up to date books as funds become available.
DVD's: There is a good selection available, these should be returned within a week.
MAGAZINES: These are available for browsing in the library or taken home & returned.
REFERENCE BOOKS: We do not keep a large number but some very good ones for solving crossword puzzles! The Postal Code Book is available on the Issue Desk.
BOOK/DVD ISSUE SHEET: All books & DVD's should be entered on the Issue Sheet before leaving the library. Please note that the code is on the back of the book/DVD. Books are issued for 5 weeks & a reminder is sent after this time unless an extension has been requested. We request residents to return 'Best Sellers' within 2 weeks to allow wider circulation.
BOOK RETURN: Books/DVD's can be returned to the library box or the designated box beside reception in the front foyer.
RESERVATION: Reservation Forms are on the Issue Desk. A librarian will pHone when the book becomes available.
BOOK/DVD DONATION: We are always very pleased to accept books that may Be surplus to your requirements. However we do need to check that we not already have the item. As a general rule we do not accept books/DVD's that are older than 10 years.
Please always leave your name should you leave any donated books on the library desk.
Great news - there are two new carousals in the library & approximately 50 new DVD's available for your enjoyment.
Thank you to those who have donated books & DVD's over the last few months. As a general rule we do not accept books older than 2000 and could they please be left on the library desk with your name inside. We need to check to make sure we do not already have them.
SPECIAL DISPLAY Watch out next week for the display of books by Pinesong residents or their families. Please let me know if you should be included in this.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN THE LIBRARY
Lois Lilly (Librarian) 8172199