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Emalahleni Libraries

Emalahleni currently has about seven (7) libraries –the Main Library was opened on the 10 February 1961. It was first situated in a small buiding at the Municipal Swimming Pool and later moved to Robert Carruthers School. It is currently built next to the swimming pool at Hofmeyer Street.

A new library is under construction in Klarinet Extention 6. The Department of Public Works is responsible for the building of the new library. A branch pilot library is being proposed to cater for library needs of people in Klarinet Extention 3 and surrounding areas. The proposal is being mooted for this year, 2015.

  • Library Services
  • Library materials lending service
  • Meeting of user’s needs
  • Reference material
  • Study areas
  • Free Internet use.

  • 1.Main Library
  • 2. Kwa-Guqa Branch Library
  • 3. Ogies Branch Library
  • 4. Phola Branch Library
  • 5. Ga-Nala Branch Library
  • 6. Klipfontein Branch Library
  • 7. Lynnville Branch Library

  • Overview
  • Emalahleni currently has about seven (7) libraries – the Main Library was opened on the 10 February 1961. It was first situated in a small buiding at the Municipal Swimming Pool and later moved to Robert Carruthers School. I is currently built next to the swimming pool at Hofmeyer Street.

    The Physical Address
    Cnr Hofmeyer/Elizabeth Avenue.
    Witbank
    Tel: (013) 690 6229

    Opening/Closing Hours

    Monday – Thursdays                    08h0 – 17h00
    Fridays                                          07h30 – 17h00
    Saturdays                                     07h30 – 13h30

  • Overview
  • The library was initially a fire department and later converted into a library, it is situated in Intshe Street.

    Physical Address
    Intshe street
    Extention 14 Kwa-Guqa
    Tel: (013) 695 3157

    Opening/Closing Hours

    Monday – Thursday 08h00 – 17h00
    Fridays 07h30 – 13h30
    Saturdays                         Closed

  • Overview
  • Ogies was part of the Perry Urban Development its library was situated in Hoffman street next to the post office and the library is currently situated in the school building that the Council is renting from the Department of Education.

    Physical Address
    Hoofweg sreet
    Ogies
    Tel:( 013) 643 1027/222
    Fax: (013) 643 1028

    Opening/Closing Hours
    Monday – Thursday 08h00 – 17h00
    Fridays 07h30 – 13h30
    Saturdays Closed

  • Overview
  • Phola library was previously part of a section of the Ogies Council. It is located in Qwabe street and housed in an RDP house.

    Opening/Closing Hours
    Monday – Thursday 08h00 – 17h00
    Fridays 07h30 – 13h30
    Saturdays Closed

  • Overview
  • Was situated in Flayfair Street, Eskom was the company responsible for the Library in 1995 and the library became part of the Kriel Town Council. The library is now situated in Council Main Building.

    Physical Address
    Cnr. Quentin & Henrich Street
    Ga-Nala
    Tel: (017) 648 6249

    Opening/Closing Hours
    Monday – Thursday 08h00 – 17h00
    Fridays 07h30 – 13h30
    Saturdays Closed

  • Overview
  • The Klipfontein Branch Library was situated at Conradie Street 3 in a small house in Extension 6. The Council converted the garage that housed the library into a children’s section and the Council sold the house. In December 2000, the branch library was then moved to Highland Square.

    Physical Address
    Albertyn Avenue
    Highland Mews
    Klipfontein
    Tel: (013) 697 3514

    Opening/Closing Hours
    Monday – Thursday 08h00 – 17h00
    Fridays 07h30 – 13h30
    Saturdays Closed

  • Overview
  • Lynnville library was situated in a hall that was part of a community centre. The Provincial Department of Culture, Sport and Recreation provided R 500 000.00 for the building of a new Library. The new library was built in Hector street and it was opened on the 9th of March 1998.
    With the amalgamation of Lynnville, Kwa-Guqa, Phola, Ogies, and Kriel libraries, they then became part of Emalahleni Libraries under Emalahleni Local Municipality.

    Physical Address
    Hectorway Street
    Lynnville

    Tel: (013) 699 1057

    Opening/Closing Hours
    Monday – Thursday 08h00 – 17h00
    Fridays 07h30 – 13h30
    Saturdays Closed