The Health and safety of our staff, patrons and other stakeholders are paramount, so we are closely monitoring the rapidly changing situation around the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Yes. The Library provides e-books and e-magazines for borrowing. Research databases are also accessible via Ebsco. Browse all our online resources.
NALIS has extended its amnesty on overdue books and DVDs to July 31st. This means that books and DVDs borrowed from Public Libraries with a due date during the period, April 30 to July 31, 2021, will accrue no overdue fines and fees.
During our period of closure, persons are welcome to pre-register for a library card via Online Registration. Pre-registration access, will last for 30 days. Upon re-opening, new applicants can visit their library to complete the registration process.
Persons can call their library to have their cards renewed.
If you have any questions about your account, including pin or password information, please contact us via telephone. If you have questions on accessing digital resources please reach out to us via telephone, our Ask NALIS service or message us via Facebook or Twitter.
Temporary ISBN Application Process
While borders are closed, the only available method of payment for ISBNs is via Wire Transfer. This will cost US$25.00 in addition to the regular fees and does not include the costs charged by your personal bank.
To Apply for ISBN via Wire Transfer
Send an email to Sonelle.Lewis-Archibald@nalis.gov.tt confirming your willingness to pay via Wire Transfer along with a completed, clearly scanned copy (JPEG or PDF) of your application form. Forms can be downloaded at https://www.nalis.gov.tt/Services/Business-Center/ISBN-Agency#tabposition_23814.
You will receive an email with Wire Transfer details and the exact amount you should pay.
Once funds have been confirmed by CARICOM, you will receive another email confirming your assigned ISBN or in the case of Block applications, you will receive a confirmation email with your next steps.
NALIS apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.