LEGKRAAL LIBRARY

MORETELE MUNICIPALITY LIBRARY SERVICES

CONTACT US: 012-714 3900

MAIN LIBRARY :

Mphebatho Community Library (Dertig)

House number 3417

Dertig

Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:00

Saturdays 09:00 to 13h00

OTHER LIBRARY:

Legkraal Community Library (Tladistad)

E396 Legkraal  Section Tladistad

TEL: 012 714 3900

Fax: 0865641045

Monday to Friday 07:30 to 16:00

Closed: Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays

MEMBERSHIP

LENDING CONDITIONS

WHAT IF I DO BECOME A MEMBER

As a registered member of the library, you are entitled to take out 4 books for a maximum period of 14 days. The due date is stamped on the date sheet in the front or back of the book. The loan period may be extended once by telephone for another 14 days. Items not returned within this period will render borrowers to a fine of_____per item per week or part of the week.

Borrowers are responsible for all library items issued to them and the cost of replacing damaged or lost items will be recovered from them. All books, records, CDs and magazines must be checked out at the circulation desk before they may be removed from the library.

HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER AND WHAT DOES IT COST

Membership is free for people living in Moretele Municipality

ADULTS

May apply for own membership as well as for their children

VISITORS

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

1.        Adults:  Identity Document

2.        Children: Birth Certificate or Identity Document of the child and the Parent’s  Identity Document

3.        Proof of residence

4.        Name, Address and Telephone Number of a friend or family member not staying at the same

address as yours.

LIBRARY CARDS

Every member is responsible for his/her own library cards. Keep it in a safe place when not in use. Do not lend your cards to another person, you will be held responsible for items issued on your name. Change of address must be reported at the circulation deskimmediately.

           LIBRARY STOCK

Please look after the library stock issued to you and handle with care. It is difficult and very expensive to replace. Items must be returned to the library in the same condition when issued to you.

 

LIBRARY RULES

Please be considerate to other library users. No eating or drinking will be allowed in the library. Books taken from the shelves that are no longer needed can be placed on a table or on top of the shelf. Please don’t put it into any shelf, library stock arranged in a specific manner and the book will be lost to other library users.

      ARRANGEMENT AND SHELVING OF STOCK

Fiction books are arranged alphabetically according to the author’s surname. Non-fiction books are arranged numerically according to subject matter. The library uses the Dewey Decimal Classification system, whereby subjects are allocated specific classification numbers.

LIBRARY SERVICES

SPECIAL BOOKS

A selection of books for readers who are in the process of mastering the skill of reading is available, as well as books in large print for users suffering from poor eye sight. Audio books are available.

PHOTOCOPYING SERVICE

Library material can be photocopied at 50c for an A4 page and R1.00 for A3. PUZZLES can be borrowed. Conditions apply

NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES

The library receives a wide selection of newspapers and magazines. New publications of magazines are kept on the shelves for use in the library.

TOY LIBRARIES

Toys can be borrowed from all libraries. Conditions apply

SPECIAL REQUESTSERVICE

Books which are out on loan may be reserved by completing a special request form. Library items not in stock can be obtained on inter library loan.

REFERENCE SECTION

Books in this section are available for use in the library only and may not be taken out. A comprehensive selection of reference books is available to assist learners and students with assignments and research. Do not hesitate to ask for assistance from our helpful staff.

CHILDREN’S SECTION

A large variety of books is available to cater for the needs of toddlers, young children and teenagers. Holiday programs are presented on school holidays and the library receives groups of children of various ages during the year for an introduction to the services of the library.

VALUE OF BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

It is indeed very motivating for our children to be able to communicate with the outside world whether in vernacular language or their own language. Reading is a tool and a skill that can be able to open doors for everyone whether they are in the country and throughout the world. Our libraries are designed in a way that lets our kids to experience with their creativity