Coronavirus

Kirklees Library Service - join online to access over 20,000 free audio and e-books

27/03/2020 | Booksplus 

In order to help and support people with having to stay at home, we’ve made it easier to join Kirklees Libraries.  You don’t have to visit a library!  All you need to do is join online and you’ll get a library card number and PIN.  Then you’ll be to access over 20,000 free audio and e-books with new titles being added everyday.  

Become a new library member at: https://kir.ent.sirsidynix.net.uk/client/en_GB/default/search/registration/$N?pc=SYMWS

Then find out how to start borrowing free e-books: https://www.overdrive.com/apps/libby/

If you’ve already got a library card there’s no need to rejoin.  If you don’t know your PIN or have can’t find your card, please telephone us on 01484 414868 and we’ll do our best to help.

 

If you are struggling with the cost of food, the foodbanks can be accessed through the Kirklees Community Response phone number 01484 226919,

with food deliveries direct to houses,

 

Full Guidance on Staying at Home and Away from Others

 

Coronavirus and School Closure 20/03/20

 

Coronavirus update - important 19/03/20

 

The NHS has produced the following video to reinforce the message of effective hand washing.

https://www.nhs.uk/Video/Pages/how-to-wash-hands.aspx

In the information sent to schools they advise to prevent the spread -

  • pupils, students, staff and visitors should wash their hands:
    • before leaving home
    • on arrival at school
    • after using the toilet
    • after breaks and sporting activities
    • before food preparation
    • before eating any food, including snacks
    • before leaving school