Penrith Council Offices and Libraries closed over Christmas and New Year break
- Written by: Teela Griffin Penrith City Council (02) 4732 7777 (02) 4732 7958 email@example.com https://www.penrithcity.nsw.gov.au 601 High St Penrith NSW 2750 Australia
Tuesday, 5 December 2023
The Penrith Civic Centre, St Marys Council Office and Penrith City Libraries' three branches will be closed during the Christmas and New Year holiday period from Saturday 23 December 2023 until Monday 1 January 2024.
Penrith City Libraries' branches will be operating on shortened hours on Friday 22 December 2023 before closing at 1pm on Sunday 24 December. Penrith City Council’s Penrith Civic Centre and St Marys Office will close at 12pm on Friday 22 December.
The Library branches, Civic Centre and St Marys Office will reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2024 with normal operating hours recommencing.
Residents are encouraged to continue to access Penrith Council’s Online Services Portal during the break with any enquiries and requests at my.Penrith.city
Limited phone services will be available during this period for emergency calls only. Waste services will continue as per the scheduled collection day with increased collections of all bins occurring for a two-week period between Monday 25 December 2023 and Friday 5 January 2024.
Library members can still access the eLibrary during the closure period via the free Penrith City Library app, including eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, the Local History Blog, online eResources such as the Sydney Morning Herald, Transparent Language Online, and Ziptales’ online interactive stories for kids. Tickets for January school holiday programs are available via the app. The Library catalogue can be accessed via library.penrith.city
Return chutes will be closed during this period. Physical items borrowed after Friday 1 December 2023 will be due on Monday 5 February 2024.
Council’s offices and Library branches will reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2024 with normal operating hours resuming.
Information contained within this news release was correct as at Tuesday, 5 December 2023.