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02 February 2024

COME ENJOY SATURDAY'S AT OUR ROBERTSON OR MONTAGU LIBRARY

Dearest Library Patrons, Please take note that the following libraries are open on SATURDAYS for your convenience, however they will be closed when there is a long weekend. The friendly staff is available to assist you.

MONTAGU PUBLIC LIBRARY:    

Opens: 09:30      Closes: 12:00

ROBERTSON PUBLIC LIBRARY:

Opens: 09:00      Closes: 12:00

Libraries are the hub of the community and opens up a whole new world of knowledge to our citizens.

Find your nearest library here.

If you are a resident in the municipal area, membership is free!

A wide variety of services are offered at our Libraries:

  • Free lending of library materials (books, DVD’s, magazines, CD’s & Libby App for e-books & audio books)
  • Free use of computers and internet access – 30 minutes per user, maximum of two sessions per person per day. Please note, one session per day during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Free Wi-Fi, 3G usage per month per person.
  • Photocopy and scan facilities.
  • Information for school projects.
  • Story hours, crafts, games, chess.
  • Outreach services to old age homes, correctional services , pre-schools and schools. 
  • Programmes for children and youth during school holidays.
  • Safe space for children and youth
  • Study area and leisure reading for books, newspapers and magazines.
  • Inter-library loans, place holds for books on loan at a fee (you will be notified when the book is back at the library)
  • Mini library service for the South African Library for the Blind provided at Robertson library, free service to the visually impaired. 
  • Library members have access to the Libby App (download e-books and audio books via cell phone, also caters for the visually impaired library members)

How to join the Library

You can become a member free of charge at any library of your choice in the Langeberg-area:

  • To apply for library membership, you will be required to have;
  • for a child a birth certificate, for an adult their ID document/passport,
  • proof of address not older than 3 months
  • and contact details for two references (friends/relatives/co-worker who reside in the Langeberg area, but not at your address).
  • Complete the library membership application form at the library,
  • to process the membership card it takes two to five days when it is ready you will be notified. Should you lose the card to receive a replacement you must pay a fee for a new card.

A member must always have their library membership card each time they visit the library if they want to borrow library materials. Late/lost/damaged library materials must be paid for in full by the member. If you want to keep library materials for longer, call your library and ask for an extension period to avoid paying a fine for late returns.

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