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  • Website Launch: Wickham Face to a Name
    21 Jul

    Website Launch: Wickham Face to a Name

    The Lord Mayor and Councillors of Newcastle City Council invite you to the launch of the Wickham Face to a Name website. The Honour Roll was created to commemorate those students and teachers of Wickham Superior Public School who served in WWI.
  • Aussie Word of the Week
    20 Jul

    Aussie Word of the Week

    Each week the Macquarie Dictionary and Thesaurus online feature a new 'Aussie Word of the Week'. Discover unique words to add to your slang repetoire or the colloquial meanings of familiar words.
  • Win a Bedroom Makeover in Hogwarts’ House Colours!
    15 Jul

    Win a Bedroom Makeover in Hogwarts’ House Colours!

    To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets', Bloomsbury Australia is launching a competition to win a bedroom makeover in the Hogwarts’ House Colours. To enter, draw a picture of your own magical bedroom.

  • Chilling Films for Friday the 13th!
    13 Jul

    Chilling Films for Friday the 13th!

    Get spooked for Friday the 13th with top films from Kanopy's Horror and Thriller Collection. Stream these films and others from Kanopy's special collections anywhere, anytime on your preferred device. 
  • July Good Reading Out Now!
    09 Jul

    July Good Reading Out Now!

    Venture across the Pacific with David Whish-Wilson in 'The Coves', whip up a tasty recipe from Anna Polyviou’s 'Sweet Street', read about Emma Harcourt's rebel grandmother in 'Shanghai Wife', and catch an interview with Aoife O’Clifford on her much-anticipated new novel 'Second Sight'.
  • FIFA World Cup: do you know these soccer terms?
    06 Jul

    FIFA World Cup: do you know these soccer terms?

    The 2018 FIFA World Cup quarter finals are here, so Macquarie Dictionary Online are taking a look at some soccer terms to help you better understand the finer points of the beautiful game. First off, is it soccer or football?

  • 2018 NAIDOC Photography Exhibition Opening Launch
    05 Jul

    2018 NAIDOC Photography Exhibition Opening Launch

    Awabakal Ltd would like to invite you to the launch of our NAIDOC photography exhibition at Wallsend Library on Friday 6 July, from 4pm – 5:30pm. In celebration of this year’s theme Because of Her, We Can!  Awabakal will recognise Aboriginal women of the Hunter communities who have made valuable contributions to our people.
  • Did you know Axis360 has a YouTube Channel?
    25 Jun

    Did you know Axis360 has a YouTube Channel?

    With 55 tutorials on everything from changing your PIN to increasing your audio speed, from early ebook returns to creating bookmarks, the Axis360 Support channel makes it easy to get the most from Axis360.
  • Got World Cup Fever?
    22 Jun

    Got World Cup Fever?

    Learn how to tell the ref how bad their call was in Brazilian Portuguese or how to speak any of the 32 languages of the FIFA World Cup countries with Mango Languages. Login with your library card number, create your account, download the app and start learning!

  • Last Days of The Archibald Prize
    17 Jun

    Last Days of The Archibald Prize

    The Archibald Prize exhibition is entering its last days at Newcastle Art Gallery. See the always prestigious and controversial art works which make up Australia’s foremost portraiture prize. The exhibition closes on Sunday June 24. 
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