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Central Highlands Regional Library

Central Highlands Region, VIC

Address: 178 Doveton Street North
Ballarat, Victoria

Phone: 5332-2615

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Library details: Central Highlands Regional Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Central Highlands Regional Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 290,000 volumes. The library circulates 1,265,023 items per year. The library serves a population of 180,000 residents .

Other Info: Central Highlands Regional Library Corporation was established in April 1997 to provide library services to the City of Ballarat, Shire of Hepburn, Shire of Moorabool, Shire of Pyrenees, Ararat Rural City Council, Central Goldfields Shire and Southern Grampians Shire. The Central Highlands Library Region covers a total area of roughly 20,000 square kilometers, with a resident population of around 180,000 people (of whom 98,102 are members) and has a collection of 288,091 items. The library service lends 1,265,023 books and other items each year and employs the equivalent of 42 full time staff. Branch libraries are located at Ararat, Avoca, Bacchus Marsh, Ballarat, Beaufort, Clunes, Creswick, Daylesford, Hamilton, Maryborough, Sebastopol and Wendouree. Our mobile library provides services to areas without easy access to a branch library, and housebound services are provided for those who are unable to physically attend a library service point.

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Statistics Public
Service Population 180,000Residents
Collection size290,000volumes
Annual Circulation1,265,023transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSymphony2007
Previous Automation SystemSpydus
(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Swift (view map)
The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.

Automation Survey:

Identifiers ID11327
Australia Parent Org ID12795
Australia Library ID3587

Record History: This listing was created on Sep 7, 2004 and was last modified on Nov 6, 2018.

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