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Home Library Service


Our Home Library Service is free for residents of the City of Parramatta who are homebound and unable to visit the library.     

Our service provides a range of library material such as Large Print Books, DVDs, Talking Books, Music CDs, Magazines to ensure we meet our member’s needs.

Eligibility

This Service is available to people who are:

  • Unable to visit the library due to poor health or disablity
  • Frail aged
  • Resident in a care facility
  • Full time carers
  • Residents who require temporary service after serious illness or injury

This service also delivers to Local Nursing Homes, Retirement Villages and Aged Care facilities.

Please Note: Residents/Carers require a doctor’s certificate stating causes or reasons why they cannot access their library due to medical conditions or illness.

How to Apply

To join contact our Home Library Service officer as there is a certain criteria that you need to meet such as a doctor certificate.

Please ring 9806 5150 and if the HLS officer is not available, leave a message and our officer will return your call.

What happens after you apply for membership?

We will develop a personal profile to help with selection of materials based on what you like to read, watch, and listen to and library staff will select your  items and package them up ready to be delivered to your home

Your library items will be delivered and exchanged on a regular basis, either fortnightly or monthly.
 

Home Library Service Video

Watch to see how our Home Library Service officer helps our members stay connected to their library.

Home Library Service Brochure
 


Click here for Home Library Service Brochure

Contact our Home Library Service

02 9806 5150

National Relay Service (NRS) 133 677

Hearing impaired and deaf people may call City of Parramatta Council through the NRS, using modem or textphone by dialling 133 677 and quoting the customer service number 9806 5050.

Telephone Interpreter Service is available. Call 131 450 and ask for City of Parramatta Council’s Customer Service Number 9806 5050.