Outdoor,photography,coffee, nature, food and culture lover; seeker of life's simple pleasures.
Published June 17th 2015
For book worms, movie buffs and playful little ones
This public library is nestled amongst luscious trees and old school houses in the lovely suburb of Mount Barker.
Anyone is welcome to get a card and use the facilities; a fully equipped computer room with internet, printer and wireless network, desks and comfy chairs overlooking the gardens and trees outside make for the perfect spot to sit and read the paper, flip the pages of a magazine or check your emails.
Mount Barker public library hosts a number of events to suit different interests. It also has a large toy library and children's section - your little ones will never want to leave this magical place!
Grown ups will find a huge variety of books on different topics: sports, cooking, crafts, history, reference, novels, biographies, graphic novels and comics, parenting books, science fiction and many Australian authors.
If you are not particularly an avid reader, this library also has a large section of magazines; bridal to current affairs, camping to fashion, homes and gardening to environmental issues - there is something for everyone, regardless of age, gender or nationality.
Ever wanted to learn a new language? You can find so many language kits to play on your computer at home.
For movie enthusiasts, this public space will give you endless possibilities of free movies, documentaries and television series, drama, comedy, family, musicals, world movies and romantic comedies.
Their system is very easy to use. To get yourself a library card, simply bring some form of identification. You can borrow so many items at once, just remember to return them on time This is a public service, so keep in mind other people might want that item too. You can also order specific items through the internet catalogue and collect them when they arrive.
This service is completely free of charge. It makes for good fun - there's no need to spend thousands on books and movies, just head to this public library and browse through their endless colourful shelves. While you are there, check out their monthly events and community forums - there's always something which might catch your eye; a new hobbie, a class, local news or new arrival books.
So if you are in the hills or anywhere in Adelaide, head to this library. You don't need an excuse, because this place holds something that is suited to each and every one of us!