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Notice Board:

ELECTRICITY INTERRUPTION ON 21 OCTOBER 2018

Residents are advised of a proposed electricity shutdown on SUNDAY, 21 OCTOBER 2018, between the hours of 08h00 and 16h00, in various areas of Nelson Mandela Bay, caused by the temporary shutdown of the College Drive Substation, to allow repairs and maintenance to be carried out on a local transformer.  

Areas affected: Mill Park, St. Georges Park (only end of College Drive Road), Glendinningvale, Greenacres, Scotstown.

Streets affected: Ascot Road, Barris Walk Street, Bradshaw Street, Churchill Road, College Drive, Conyngham Road, Cape Road, Dene Road, Fairford Road, Highbeech Road, Lenox Street, McLean Road, Mill Park Road, Mortimer Road, Nightingale Street, Ramsay Lane, Salisbury Avenue, Wares Road, Way Avenue, Wembley Road, Westview Drive, Woodville Road, Young Road. 

All installations must be treated as live for the duration of the outage. - Apologies are tendered for any inconvenience caused.

Big Library Read

The NMBM Libraries will be participating on Overdrive's upcoming project the "Big Library Read". In this project one title is selected and is made available for everybody  who is a library member to read simultaneously, no waiting list or placing of holds.  This project will run from the 16th - 30th of March 2017.
 
The Big Library Read program is open to all OverDrive library and school partners worldwide. The title will automatically be added to NMBM Libraries digital collection at the start of the program. To borrow the BLR title, users will simply log in to NMBM Libraries digital collection (e-Media Library) and the eBook will be prominently displayed on our OverDrive-powered website and discoverable through the digital library catalogue. The selected title will be available on the stated dates only, the title will then disappear from users devices on March 30, 2017.
 
There are opportunities for readers to comment on the title and share their comments with others who have read the book throughout the world .  FUN!  STIMULATING! ENJOYABLE!. Participants can join the conversation on www.biglibraryread.com
 
Posters and handouts will be distributed to all libraries.
 
All those that want to participate can go directly to our website www.nmbm.lib.overdrive.com
 
OR through the municipal website at www.mandelametro.gov.za by following these steps once on the municipal website:-
  • Click on Residents
  • E-services
  • E-books
  • When on the overdrive website, the patron can key in their library card number so that they can be able to download the title or other titles going forward.

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