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  • 18 Sep 2023

    Labour Day Library Closures

    Our libraries will be closed on Monday 2 October for the Labour Day public holiday. Normal hours resume on Tuesday 3 October.  Return chutes will be open at all libraries (except Lambton). Members can renew borrowed items and access the Library's digital collections via the Newcastle Libraries app or website.

  • 13 Sep 2023

    Spring School Holiday Program

    Explore our Spring School Holiday Program!

  • 11 Sep 2023

    eLibrary Update: Our Axis360 collection is moving!

    Our eLibrary access is changing, we will no longer offer the Axis360 app and collection from 10th October 2023.

  • 24 Aug 2023

    Low Waste Living

    Join the war on waste with this series of free workshops designed to help you lead a more sustainable life. Browse all events and book in now!

  • 06 Jul 2023

    Exhibition - Koori Knockout: 50 years at the Lovett Gallery

    Over 30,000 spectators. Countless sporting heroes. One tournament. Take a front row seat in this major celebration of First Nations sporting excellence. A travelling exhibition from the State Library of NSW. 

  • 23 Apr 2023

    Exhibition Opens 1 May

    Explore examples of the collection's rare, beautiful and much-loved volumes of Gould's Birds of Australia with additional images and maps drawn from the library's historic archives.

  • 18 Feb 2023

    We Miss Our Books

    Some of our books and other items have been away from their library home for a long time. Please check your shelves, bedside tables and under your lounges for any overdue library items and return them to your local library to avoid replacement charges. 

  • 10 May 2022

    Access your Everywhere, Anytime Library

    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.