Campbelltown City Library has hit the road in a colourful, new Renault Kangoo electric van, taking its services to local events, schools and isolated areas of the community.

“One of the major priorities of our Library Strategic Plan, identified through consultation with our community, was to deliver more outreach services which is why we have launched the Library Unplugged service,” Mayor of Campbelltown George Greiss said.

The van will initially target developing areas, community events, aged care facilities and isolated residents, with plans to extend the service to community groups and organisations in the future.

“The new e-van will bring services out to the community and ensure people who may not be able to get to one of our library branches are able to enjoy our inclusive and accessible programs,” Cr Greiss said.

 “It’s also a great step in ensuring Council services are sustainable and we are reducing our emissions as an organisation.”

The project is funded through the Public Library Infrastructure Grants program administered by the State Library of NSW on behalf of the Library Council of NSW.