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Last updated 5 August 2021

COVID-19 Update: Stay at home order in place for Newcastle - all our branches are currently closed.

Newcastle Libraries is operating a COVIDSafe service model, and our library branches are open and ready to welcome you. Limited face to face programs for members, pop-up spaces and outdoor library events have recommenced and bookings are essential.

Opening Hours:

Branch

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Sun

Local History

9:30am – 5pm

9:30am – 8pm

9:30am – 8pm

9:30am – 5pm

9:30am – 5pm

9:30am – 2pm

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Find out which branches are open, current revised opening hours, services available and more on our COVID-19 Updates page.

The Local History Library is located on the second floor of the War Memorial Cultural Centre and provides research advice and access to a range of materials about the history and heritage of Newcastle and the Hunter Region.

Location

Level 2
War Memorial Cultural Centre
15 Laman Street
Newcastle 2300

P: 02 4974 5330