During the Covid-19 lock down we extended loan times, and stopped applying fines, so you had fewer things to worry about. It was a simple thing we could do at a difficult time.
Now life has settled to a new normal under Level 1 it’s time to return our services to normal too. From 1 August 2020 fines will again be applied to overdue books issued to adult cards with the South Taranaki LibraryPlus. There are no fines on children’s cards with South Taranaki LibraryPlus and the change does not affect Stratford Library cards.
If we have your email address we can send you a reminder a few days before your items are due back so you can either return or renew them. Next time you’re in one of our seven LibraryPlus take a moment to check your details are correct.
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Join the LibrarySouth Taranaki Libraries (Hāwera, Eltham, Manaia, Waverley, Pātea, Ōpunakē and Kaponga)
Joining a South Taranaki Library is free to all local residents and residents of neighbouring districts.
Simply visit a South Taranaki LibraryPlus and ask one of our staff to join you up.
To Join Stratford Library please visit the library and bring with you:
Proof of identity e.g. drivers License; proof of your address; and if you are under 16 an adult guarantor who agrees to be responsible for the items you borrow.
Access your library account onlineTo view your library account, login using your borrower card number and password.
If you have forgotten your password you will need to contact the library during normal working hours or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Need a tutorial on how to use the catalogue?Talk to one of our staff and ask for a demonstration.
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Patrons will need a library card number and password. Don't have one? Visit your local LibraryPlus or register online.