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  • Book Week 2019
    Book Week 2019

    The Book Week theme for 2019 is "Reading is My Secret Power" so come in from the 17th to the 23rd of August and celebrate your super powers in one of Newcastle Libraries branches!

  • Lambton Library Refurbishment
    Lambton Library Refurbishment

    Lambton Library will be closed for just over 2 weeks to undergo essential roof and related building refurbishment works. Closing Friday 23 August and re-opening Tuesday September 10. You can renew your items online or pop in to another Newcastle Libraries branch.

  • Monitor Print/Copy/Scan System Update
    Monitor Print/Copy/Scan System Update

    Our new print/copy/scan system implementation has been delayed but we are back on track with our testing and we plan to roll out this new and improved cashless technology at all branches in the coming weeks!

  • Newcastle Pride Festival 2019
    Newcastle Pride Festival 2019

    Celebrate the Newcastle Pride Festival at the Libraries this August! Events include a special story time with Timberlina, a LBGTQ exhibition about serving in the military, a forum about this exhibition and don’t forget to check out some of our recommended reads.

  • Possum Magic at the Civic Theatre!
    Possum Magic at the Civic Theatre!

    A brand-new stage adaptation of a magical Australian classic based on the book by Mem Fox & Julie Vivas is coming to the Civic Theatre on 27 & 28 August. For more than 30 years, Mem Fox’s Possum Magic has captivated and enchanted young people all over Australia.

  • August Good Reading Out Now!
    August Good Reading Out Now!

    Check out the best books of 2019 so far, and the best books for Dad this Fathers' Day! Also Bruce Pascoe's views on landscape, culture and truth in 'Salt'; former media advisor for Peter Costello, Niki Savva on what books she thinks the Prime Minister should read, events, podcasts and more!