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Civic Digest is an Australian-first contemporary library, cafe and bar at Civic Theatre Newcastle.

Cutting edge library technology is combined with quality food and beverage services to create an ambient and creative space for culture consumers to meet.

Enjoy a glass of wine, sip delicious coffee or enjoy a tasty light meal before going to the Civic Theatre. Download the library app and immerse yourself in the latest international magazines, arts and culture journals, music databases and heaps more.

Bookings for group visits are recommended.
Telephone: 02 4927 8552

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Opening Hours
Monday to Friday 7.30am - 3pm*
Open on Civic Theatre show nights 90 minutes prior to performance.
* Please note we are closed on public holidays unless Civic Theatre
has a show playing.

Find Us
Civic Digest is located at the corner of Wheeler Place and Hunter Street, Newcastle.

Civic Digest is an initiative of Newcastle City Council.