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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.
Cool inspiration for these Winter School Holidays
Join Newcastle Libraries online in a range of creative workshops for you to explore crazy creative writing challenges, making, painting and much more! Our What's On(line) calendar of events is sure to keep the cabin-fever away these holidays.
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!
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.
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
Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained for these last few days of the school holidays? While the weather rages outside check out the fantastic balance of online workshops, activities and programs available for kids of all ages.
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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