Home library service

Goldfields Libraries provides a Home Library Service to individuals who are unable to visit the library themselves and to institutions.

The service offers:

  • regular deliveries of fiction and non-fiction books, large print books, talking books, DVDs, magazines
  • temporary deliveries after hospitalisation
  • bulk Loans – regular book deliveries can be arranged for nursing homes.

Note: these services are provided by selected Goldfields Libraries. 

Who is eligible?

  • People who have illnesses or disabilities which prevent them from accessing a library. These conditions may be temporary, recurring or permanent.  
  • People who are able to visit a library, but because of frailty or disability are unable to carry items home.
  • People who live in residential establishments, such as nursing homes, hostels or prisons.
  • People who are engaged in full time care for people
  • Young children who are in the care of any of the above groups.

Find out more 

Call (03) 5449 2790 or email homelibraryservice@ncgrl.vic.gov.au