Li­brary of­fers a home ser­vice

Bayside and Northern Suburbs Star - - NEWS - BRACKEN RIDGE NEWS AMANDA COOPER Coun­cil­lor

COUN­CIL of­fers a free home li­brary ser­vice to Bris­bane res­i­dents who are un­able to visit a li­brary be­cause of frailty, dis­abil­ity and long-term ill­ness. The home li­brary ser­vice se­lects read­ing and au­dio-vis­ual ma­te­ri­als for cus­tomers based on their in­ter­ests or read­ing pref­er­ences. These items are de­liv­ered to homes across Bris­bane on a monthly ba­sis. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Bracken Ridge Li­brary on 3667 6060.

THE kerb­side col­lec­tion for Zillmere will be­gin the week start­ing Mon­day, July 24. Please do not place your items on the kerb un­til the week­end be­fore the col­lec­tion date as il­le­gal dump­ing fines may ap­ply. Re­mem­ber to keep piles to a max­i­mum of two cu­bic me­tres and en­sure the foot­path and road­way are kept clear. Re­move doors from re­frig­er­a­tors and cup­boards and re­main mind­ful not to leave out sharp or dan­ger­ous ob­jects. For a full list of ac­cept­able items visit Coun­cil’s web­site or con­tact my of­fice on

3667 6000.

PET own­ers are re­minded to keep their con­tact de­tails up to date on their pet’s reg­is­tra­tion. If ever your pet is lost, cor­rect con­tact in­for­ma­tion en­ables our shel­ters to re­unite you and your pet faster. De­tails can be up­dated by call­ing Coun­cil’s Con­tact Cen­tre on 3403 8888.

BRACKEN Ridge Li­brary of­fers free Home­work Help from 3.30-5.30pm ev­ery Wed­nes­day to all pri­mary and high school stu­dents through­out the school term. Book­ings are not re­quired. The li­brary also hosts a free in­for­mal English Con­ver­sa­tion Group on the first Fri­day of the month from 2-3pm. It is a great way to make new friends and im­prove your English. Con­tact the li­brary on 3667 6060.

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