By Jessica Anstice
Casey Cardinia Libraries’ Binge Bags program has been a roaring success among the local community.
The advanced online program involves a library staff member selecting items on the member’s behalf, either based on the interests they specify when ordering or a complete surprise.
A surprise box of books is then delivered to the member’s front door step.
Casey Cardinia Libraries CEO Chris Buckingham said the Binge Bags have provided a “saviour” for readers right across the region.
“They loved the idea that they could devour a pile of books without feeling guilty,” he said.
“Our team have loved packing binge bags for our customers. It has been a privilege to be able to draw on traditional librarianship and help match books to people.
“The positive feedback from community has been incredible.”