Kingston Community School Library

About Us

Membership is free. People wishing to join must show some form of identification with their name, current address and signature. Children (under 18) require a parent or legal guardian to sign a registration form and show current identification.

By receiving a library card, the member agrees to accept responsibility for all materials borrowed from the public library network, whether for themselves or their child under eighteen years. The member agrees to pay for any lost or damaged items and also accepts full responsibility for their own or their child’s choice of material.

The member understands the library provides UNFILTERED Internet. If members allow their child to access the Internet, they take responsibility as guarantor for their child accessing illegal or inappropriate sites on the Internet, or any breaches of copyright from electronic sources.

Materials available for loan:

  • Fiction and non-fiction books (also in large print)
  • DVDs
  • Magazines
  • Talking books
  • Children's fiction and non-fiction books, includes items suitable from birth onwards
  • Books suitable for teenagers
  • Home energy self-audit kits

Materials for use in the library:

  • South Australian Newspapers
  • Local history collections

 

SERVICES:

  • Public computers with Internet access
  • Bring your own laptop for free wireless Internet access
  • Colour and black and white printing (charges apply)
  • Various online resources
  • Online library catalogue available 24/7 (introductory training sessions available)
  • Inter-library loans
  • Basic computer training
  • Basic Internet training
  • Community meeting rooms
  • Reference query referral service
  • Tea and coffee facilities

BABY BOUNCE AND RHYME:

Come along to the Library and join in with our free fun sessions of Baby Bounce and Rhyme. These sessions are aimed at children 0-2 years, but big brothers and sisters are also very welcome as of course are parents, grandparents and caregivers.

Baby Bounce and Rhyme is a lively, interactive and stimulating program, where parents and baby share songs, rhymes and actions to promote literacy skills.

Bring a rattle/musical instrument suitable for your baby to hold. These sessions are being held on every second Tuesday of every month from 9.30am - 10.30am.

PLAYGROUP IN SCHOOLS:

Playgroup is held every Wednesday morning during term time (except for the first and last week of term) between 9.30am - 10.30 am. Meet at the library and join in our free sessions. The Playgroup in Schools (PinS) programme is designed to promote early learning for families with children aged birth to preschool. We have a focus on “learning in the everyday” so the sessions will be based around fun, relaxed activities that can also be enjoyed at home with your child.

COMPUTING TUITION:

Free computing tuition is available - please contact library for more information.

CODE OF CONDUCT:

Patrons of the Kingston Community School Library have the right to use library materials, services and facilities without being duly disturbed or impeded by other library users Read More.

COLLECTION MANAGEMENT:

The Library selects materials and develops collections in many different formats to provide Kingston District Council residents and Kingston Community School members, with a wide range of informational, recreational and educational resources which are easily accessible Read More.

COPYRIGHT:

Copyright laws apply to all library material Read More.

INTERNET USE:

The Internet is a free service provided by the Kingston Community School Library and the Kingston District Council Read More.

TEXT BOOKS:

Text books are issued at the beginning of each semester. It is the student's responsibility to return text books in the same condition as borrowed Read More.

UNATTENDED CHILDREN:

The Kingston Community School Library welcomes children of all ages to use its facilities and services
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VOLUNTEERS:

Kingston Community School is very happy to receive help from numerous volunteers Read More.

OPENING HOURS

S.A. SCHOOL TERM TIMES *

Monday - Friday

8.30am - 4.30pm

Saturday

9.30am - 12.30pm

Sunday

Closed

S.A. SCHOOL HOLIDAY TIMES *

Monday - Friday

9.30am - 12.30pm, 1.00pm - 4.30pm

Saturday

9.30am - 12.30pm

Sunday

Closed

* The Library is closed for all Public Holidays, as well as the week between Christmas and New Year.