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Cool inspiration for these Winter School Holidays
We’ve been busy coming up with seriously fun ways the entire family can enjoy the holidays within the current COVID-19 restrictions. Our free digital-led calendar of events is a sure-fire way to keep cabin-fever at bay!
New opening hours from 1 July
Newcastle (City) and Wallsend branches now open.
Mayfield reopening 1 July. New Lambton reopening 6 July.
Express visitation guidelines apply.
Please check revised opening hours.
Newcastle Libraries App: Access your everywhere, anytime library!
Downloading the Newcastle Libraries app puts borrowing and so much more at your fingertips! Access your library at home from your smartphone or tablet and discover a world of eBook and eAudio platforms, video stories, movie and music streaming platforms, plus a huge range of online newspapers and eMagazines.
Online Programs Available Now!
While we have had to postpone our regular activities and events, we are excited to be able to share many of our programs online! From podcasts and author talks, to online learning and a range of kids' programs we have something for everyone!
Access your eLibrary
Welcome to your eLibrary accessible 24/7! Check out the ever-expanding collections of eBooks & eAudiobooks for adults and kids, as well as eMagazines, research databases, and film and music streaming services. All free to our library members!
Newcastle Collections Online
To assist The City of Newcastle protect, promote, and present our heritage city we have a Heritage Strategy that is updated every 10 years. Read the updated draft Strategy and comment during the public exhibition period until 13th July.
The latest issue of Good Reading Magazine features interviews with authors like Michael Connelly, L A Larkin, Yuot A Alaak and Eva Holland discussing new books, creativity, research, phobias and the displaced youth of the Sudanese Civil War. Also reviews, quizzes, podcasts and much more!
We've added more multi-use titles to our BorrowBox collection. Say goodbye to queues and enjoy your favourite titles instantly, no waiting, no holds! Find out more.
Can you believe it's been 13 years since the Pasha Bulker washed ashore on Nobbys Beach? We can't but be sure to check out our #ThrowbackThursday image of this event.
Hands up who remembers the old location of Wallsend Library? In this #ThrowbackThursday we see a glimpse back into how it looked in 1948.
RB digital have updated their platform and our members will need to re-enter their library card number and PIN through our library website. Your borrowed eBooks will not be affected. Please call the library on 02 4974 5300 if you need assistance.
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