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  • Listen to Tim Rogers on Story Box Library
    20 Aug

    Listen to Tim Rogers on Story Box Library

    Who doesn't need a bit of Tim Rogers to brighten up their Monday morning? You can listen to Tim reading the hilarious and intriguing 'I just ate my friend' by Heidi McKinnon on Story Box Library, as well as a host of other interesting stories and story tellers!

  • Children
    17 Aug

    Children's Book Week: Find Your Treasure

    The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book Week starts tomorrow and runs until Friday 24th August. Check out the range of fun events for preschoolers at our library branches. This year's theme is "Find Your Treasure".

  • August Good Reading Out Now!
    15 Aug

    August Good Reading Out Now!

    Hear from foreign correspondent Chris Hammer about his outback thriller 'Scrublands', help manage your teenage daughter's anxiety with an extract from Dr Sarah Hughes' 'Skip the Drama', catch an interview with Laura Elizabeth Woollet on her new novel about the wife of cult leader Jim Jones, 'Beautiful Revolutionary', and much more!
  • International Youth Day August 12
    12 Aug

    International Youth Day August 12

    "The hopes of the world rest on young people. Peace, economic dynamism, social justice, tolerance — all this and more, today and tomorrow, depends on tapping into the power of youth.” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
  • National Science Week 11 - 19 August
    11 Aug

    National Science Week 11 - 19 August

    Become a citizen scientist this National Science Week and take a virtual dive to help monitor and manage the Great Barrier Reef, discover events and activities near you, and check out our STEM collections and eResources available 24/7 .
  • Want to join a Book Club?
    31 Jul

    Want to join a Book Club?

    A new Book Club is kicking off next month at Hamilton Library. The Book Club will meet on the 1st Friday of each month from 2pm - 3pm. This new Book Club is looking for new members so please register your interest via email.
  • CPI records modest growth in June quarter
    26 Jul

    CPI records modest growth in June quarter

    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.4 per cent in the June quarter 2018, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures. The CPI rose 2.1 per cent through the year to June quarter 2018.
  • National Geographic archive available online!
    25 Jul

    National Geographic archive available online!

    We are excited to announce that our library members now have access to the complete archive of the National Geographic Magazine from 1888 to the present. Our other new online collections include: biographies; cooking, home renovations; and much more!
  • Website Launch: Wickham Face to a Name
    21 Jul

    Website Launch: Wickham Face to a Name

    The Lord Mayor and Councillors of Newcastle City Council invite you to the launch of the Wickham Face to a Name website. The Honour Roll was created to commemorate those students and teachers of Wickham Superior Public School who served in WWI.
  • Aussie Word of the Week
    20 Jul

    Aussie Word of the Week

    Each week the Macquarie Dictionary and Thesaurus online feature a new 'Aussie Word of the Week'. Discover unique words to add to your slang repetoire or the colloquial meanings of familiar words.
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