The library has an Outreach Services vehicle that visits nursing homes, retirement villages and assisted living accommodation facilities on a regular 3 week cycle. It is designed for ambulatory people who are not able to visit their local branch library but who still would like to enjoy the sociability of choosing their own library materials and meeting staff and other borrowers. A range of large print books, DVDs, CDs and audiobooks are available. The vehicle has steps and a wheelchair lift that can also assist people on walking frames.
The service operates Monday to Fridays 9 am. to 5:00 pm. For information about the Outreach service, including times and locations, please call 0418 107 724
Yarra Plenty Regional Library also has a Home Library Serviceopens a new window, which is a free and convenient way for housebound residents to borrow library items. The service is available to anyone who is unable to visit the library branches. Find out more.