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Location...

The library is located on the corner of Dooley Lane and Sycamore Street Leeton, right in the centre of town.

Opening Hours....

Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm

Thursday 10am to 7pm

Saturday 9am to 12pm

Contact Details

0269530945

library@leeton.nsw.gov.au

 

WHAT'S ON @ LEETON LIBRARY

THIS WEEK

MONDAY 20 October

Tea & Tales 10.30am

THURSDAY 23 October

Family History Group 10.30am

Leeton Knitters Morning Tea 10.30am

SATURDAY 25 October

Book Chair 10.30am

 

NEXT WEEK

THURSDAY 30 October

Leeton Knitters Morning Tea 10.30am

FRIDAY 31 October

CLOSED

SATURDAY 01 Novemberr

Book Chair 10.30am

 

LEETON LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAY THE 31ST OCTOBER

SCHOOLIES WEEK INFORMATION

Information for parents and sudents. Click on the druginfo link above.

 

Join Leeton Library Knitters in the 5000 Poppies Project for ANZAC 2015

Patterns are available at the front desk.

CWA Country of the Study 2014

BOTSWANA

Each year, Central Northern Regional Library creates a website to assist the CWA of NSW with their current country of study. The 2014 Country of Study is Botswana. Explore the links on the right to discover a variety of useful, interesting and relevant websites. Click on the flag to go to the website.

Online Catalogue...

You may log-in using your library card number and birthdate as a default password to extend items on loan or reserve materials which are currently unavailable.

Channels...

Our latest newsletter will keep you up to date with all the library news!

 

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Local History books for sale

The following items are available for sale at the library.

Orders can be sent to Leeton Shire Library, 23 Chelmsford Place Leeton 2705

library@leeton.nsw.gov.au.

Leeton : a thematic history by Peter Kabaila. $20.00

Leeton 100 years : Thanks for the memories 1912-2012. Leeton Family & Local History Society. $35.00

Up In Lights : 80 years of Leeton's Roxy theatre.  By Margaret Sands.   $15.00

Wildflowers of the Narrandera and Cocoparra ranges.  by Eric Whiting   $27.50

Leeton Family History calendar 2014  $12.00

Postage and handling $5 for up to 2 items + $2 per item extra sent in the same package.

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Homework and study help

Use our connection to YOURTUTOR for free live online help Monday to Friday 4-8pm.

Easy help with maths, english, science, research and study skills from friendly helpful tutors.

This quick video for students explains how yourtutor works.
Take a look:

http://yourtutor.com.au/watch

 

Computer School 

Learn computer skills with the computerschool.net database, which offers instant access to hundreds of computer skills tutorials. To enter the site use Leeton's postcode.

infocus 

An online information service linking current New South Wales Higher School Certificate students with educational resources from the State Library of New South Wales.

Other useful websites to help with your research and assignments:

HSC Online

HSC Online provides exam material and other resources to help you succeed in your HSC

Board of Studies

The Board of Studies has a range of Test Yourself multiple choice questions available on their website.  

Nova

Nova, a website published by the Australian Academy of Science, looks at the science behind the headlines. It aims to provide reliable and up-to-date information for senior secondary school teachers and students on a wide range of topics covering most of the sciences.The information on Nova has been checked for accuracy by experts in the field and is updated regularly.

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Trove is a new discovery experience focused on Australia and Australians. It supplements what search engines provide. If you are researching in the fields of the social sciences, literature, local or family history, or need inspiration for your school assignment, then this is the tool for you.

Encyclopaedias

Encyclopaedias are excellent sources of information on a wide range of topics.

Australian Dictionary of Biography

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

World Book

 

 

 

Great information material

Computer School 

Learn computer skills with the computerschool.net database, which offers instant access to hundreds of computer skills tutorials. 

Encyclopaedias are excellent sources of information on a wide range of topics.

Australian Dictionary of Biography

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

World Book

Other useful websites to help with your research:

Find Legalanswers is a collection of books and resources available in the library. In addition the NSW State Library website offers a wealth of information for the public and students.

Find DrugInfo is a collection of books and resources available in the library. In addition the NSW State Library website offers a wealth of information for the public and students.

Trove logo

Trove is a new discovery experience focused on Australia and Australians. It supplements what search engines provide. If you are researching in the fields of the social sciences, literature, local or family history, or need inspiration for your school assignment, then this is the tool for you.

Standards Australia on-line is available to patrons of Leeton Shire Library. The document collection of specifications and procedures designed to ensure quality and establish safety criteria. Full web-based access to over 6,800 national Australian Standards. Available within the library only.

Ancestry Library

Ancestry.com is available to patrons of Leeton Shire Library. The world's largest family history website offers census, birth, death, shipping records and more. Available within the library only.

Board of Studies

The Board of Studies has a range of Test Yourself multiple choice questions available on their website.  

Nova

Nova, a website published by the Australian Academy of Science, looks at the science behind the headlines. It aims to provide reliable and up-to-date information for senior secondary school teachers and students on a wide range of topics covering most of the sciences.The information on Nova has been checked for accuracy by experts in the field and is updated regularly. 

Academic Search Elite 

Academic Search Elite is a scholarly collection offering full-text coverage of information in many areas of academic study including: animal science, anthropology, astronomy, biology, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, geography, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology and many other fields. With full text for more than 2,100 journals, 1700 of which are peer-reviewed, this database will become the first point of call for all students seeking high quality information.

Australia/NZ Reference Centre

The Australia/NZ Reference Centre combines Australia and New Zealand specific magazines, newspapers & newswires, reference books, and company information to create the largest collection of regional full text content available to public libraries. This database provides local perspectives on current events, business, sports, and many other subjects. Examples of titles offered in Australia/NZ Reference Centre include: The Australian, The Herald Sun, The Daily Telegraph, The Courier Mail, Australia & World Affairs, Australia Country Report, Australian Geographic, Family Matters, Management, Marketing Bulletin, Time Australia, and many others.

Consumer Health Complete 

Consumer Health Complete is a great sources of full text information on a diverse range of health related subject areas including: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, Prescription Drugs, Herbal remedies, and alternative or complementary treatments, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.  

GreenFILE

GreenFILE indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. This resource offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE serves as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet. The database contains nearly 300,000 records, full text for selected titles and searchable cited references for more than 200 titles as well.

Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center is a comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.   The database includes more than 10,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, 75,000 articles of literary criticism, 130,000 author biographies, full text of over 300 literary journals, 500,000 book reviews, 25,000 classic and contemporary poems, 11,000 classic and contemporary short stories, full text of over 7,500 classic novels (anticipated by Fall 2006), 3,000 author interviews, and over 1,000 images of key literary figures.  

 

MasterFILE

Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags. 

NoveList Plus

Chances are that you already love NoveList and use it for all of your reader’s advisory fiction needs. Now you can use NoveList Plus to help your patrons find their next great non-fiction read. An upgrade to NoveList, NoveList Plus provides information on over 250,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles included, plus feature content including lists of award-winning books, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, Recommended Reads and more.

Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 270 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Providing the basis from which students can realise and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills; this database helps students judge Fact vs. Opinion and enhances their ability to read and think critically.

Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center is an in-depth, curriculum-oriented science database that provides a one-stop resource for all science-related research needs. 

 

Kids Corner

Storytime

10.30 am on the first consecutive Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the month.

DATES FOR 2014

04-06 November

02-04 December

Saturday Book Chair

Our programme for children preschool age or early primary school

10.30 am every Saturday

Come along for half an hour of fun stories and songs.

 

logoCuddle Up & Read

Cuddle Up & Read for babies up to 18 months and their grown ups is held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 10.30 am.

 

Come and enjoy stories, songs and action rhymes with lots of bouncing and clapping, bells and rattles. 

Dates for 2014

20 November

18 December

 

Holiday Activities

Please check website closer to the school holidays or call the library.

 

We need your help!

Library funding was once split 50:50 State and Local Government. Currently the State Government puts in only 7c of every $1. This is the lowest of all states in Australia. This needs to change. See our fact sheet

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How you can help.

Sign the petition at the Library or Leeton Council Front desk.

Write to Members of Parliament.

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Increase awareness, by spreading the word and checking out these websites

http://www.nswpla.org.au/nswpla-communityfunding.html

http://youtu.be/U7pe0PqiX58

DOWNLOAD E-LIBRARY ITEMS HERE

Library membership number required to login.

You will need to register the first time you use each library but can then use your username and password to borrow.

NEW e-magazines!!!!!

Click the Zinio icon for emagazines. Please note the Zinio site will be unavailable between 9-10pm on the 13th October due to upgrades.

Zinio

Need some help? Download our helpful instructions.

Zinio help

 

Click for Bolinda e-books and e-audio books

Download the Borrow Box App. for i-devices to access Bolinda audio.

 

wheelers

Click the Wheelers icon for ebooks. We have recently added some new titles.

 

FAMILY HISTORY GUIDE

Starting to research your family history. Why not download our useful Family History Starter's Guide (pdf format). Click on the tree.