There’s a lot more than just books
Gone are the days where your local Newcastle library was a boring, book lined room where you dared not make a sound for fear of being shushed! Nowadays, libraries are vibrant places full of dynamic spaces for meeting, researching or reading, online and audio visual resources and workshops for young and old alike.
Ditch the clichéd stereotypes, and discover what your local Newcastle library has to offer.
Huge range of fun events at your Newcastle library
Newcastle Region Libraries have a busy calendar of events and clubs.
- For the adults, programs include
- And for the kids, there’s clubs and events like
Check out the current events program for what’s on soon at your nearest branch.
Where to go
Lucky Newcastle residents are spoiled for choice when it comes to library locations – there’s 10 different branches to choose from.
Check out the detailed location and facilities available at the one closest to you:
Need new toys for the kids?
You can even borrow toys from the library!
- Surprise your kids by loaning a range of different and fun toys.
- Once you’ve become a member, simply head to the Newcastle Toy Library on Saturday mornings to borrow some new toys to keep them entertained.
Can’t get to the library? No worries, it can come to you – online!
- The eLibrary is a virtual library space where Newcastle Region library members can access a wide range of online electronic resources which are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for FREE!
- Services include:
Or there’s home delivery!
- Newcastle Region Libraries run a home library service for those who can’t get to the library due to age, illness or impairment, or carer responsibilities.
- Contact Outreach Services for further details and to see if you’re eligible.
Sign up online!
Not a library member?
- Head into your local branch today to sign up.
- You just need to bring along two forms of ID – one that shows your address, such as your driver’s licence or a utility bill, then the second one can be a Medicare, pension or health card.
- For temporary membership and eLibrary access, you can also join online.
So, what else is on offer?
Apart from books – check out the huge range of facilities on offer through Newcastle Region Libraries.
So go on, jump into your local library today!