History Week: Celebrating Recollect
It is History Week and Central West Libraries is celebrating the theme Hands on History with the success of Recollect Central West – a digital platform where collections can be shared online.
Statistics show a total of 7,558 items including 767 documents and 6,646 photographs are on the Recollect site and there have been more than half a million hits since the March launch!!!!
The Top 10 items viewed were:
- CWD Negatives
- Orange & District Historical Society
- Tourist Hotel
- Construction of Orange Olympic Pool
- Summer Street
- Emmco Cadet Engineer
- Maps and Plans
- Celebrating Orange 75 years of Orange as a city and 175 years of Orange as a village
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- Orange Small Schools Association presents 2013 OSSA Schools Spectacular Mamma Mia, Not Another Musical
The community can register with the site, become a member, and contribute photos, stories and memories about the Central West as well as update information about who is in a photo or where it was taken. Or they can just search the site. Visit Recollect at https://centralwest.recollect.net.au/ It is a free community resource.
Library Programs are Back
With news that the lockdown for Blayney, Cabonne and Orange Local Government Areas will be lifted, most CWL programs will resume from tomorrow – Wednesday 28 July.
We look forward to seeing you! WooHoo! We are back!
Libraries Reopen After Lockdown Ends
The stay-at-home orders currently in place in the Orange City Council, Blayney Shire Council, and Cabonne Shire Council areas will be lifted at 12.01am Wednesday July 28 (midnight tonight) Woohoo! Great news!
Queen's Birthday Holiday Monday
Please note Central West Libraries will be closed for the Queen’s Birthday on Monday 14 June. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday 15 June including Blayney Library which has been closed for some building work.
Please ensure you borrow reading, watching and listening materials to get you through the long weekend. Library ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, movie streaming and Story Box Library are available online www.cwl.nsw.gov.au 24/7 using your library card.
Canowindra: 10 – 12 noon
Forbes: 10am – 12 noon
Cowra: 10am – 12.30pm.
Orange City Library 9.30am – 4pm and Sunday 1pm – 5pm.
Blayney Library Closed for 1 Week
Blayney Library will be temporarily temporary closed due to construction work taking place. It will be closed from Monday 7th June to Monday 14th June (Queen’s Birthday holiday) and re-opening Tuesday 15 June.