• Brush up on your Mandarin for Chinese New Year!
    16 Feb

    Brush up on your Mandarin for Chinese New Year!

    Ni hao! This means hello in Mandarin Chinese, and it is the magic phrase that opens the gateway to an enormous world of sights and sounds. Kick off the Year of the Dog learning a little Mandarin or one of over 70 languages with Mango Languages.
  • Check out these Oscar winners & nominees
    13 Feb

    Check out these Oscar winners & nominees

    With the 2018 Oscars® just around the corner, check out these previous winners and current nominees on our film streaming service Kanopy. Watch on your PC or download the app to your mobile device.
  • Latest CPI Figures Released
    11 Feb

    Latest CPI Figures Released

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) figures for the December quarter 2017. The All Groups CPI rose  0.6% from the September quarter, and 1.9% for the year.
  • February Good Reading is out now!
    08 Feb

    February Good Reading is out now!

    The secrets that bind & those that divide are at the heart of Kali Napier's The Secrets at Ocean's Edge. Sociologist Tanya Bretherton discusses her book, The Suitcase Baby, and take a trip down the world's best cultural trails in How We Eat With Our Eyes and Think With Our Stomachs.
  • Beresfield Library Temporary Closure
    27 Jan

    Beresfield Library Temporary Closure

    Beresfield Library is closing temporarily closing. During this time the Library will undergo essential roof replacement works and associated improvements to repair internal water damage.
     

  • Goodbye YourTutor, Hello Studiosity
    24 Jan

    Goodbye YourTutor, Hello Studiosity

    Can't find YourTutor? Different name, new look, same excellent service. Introducing…  Studiosity.
  • Little ones heading back to school?
    19 Jan

    Little ones heading back to school?

    Whether your little one is about to embark upon their first year of school, or is just returning to the familiar school routine, our Story Box Library collection has selected the Top 5 Back to School stories that are sure to be enjoyed!
  • New to Kanopy this month
    15 Jan

    New to Kanopy this month

    Begin 2018 with new critically-acclaimed films including the SXSW Film Festival nominee Cameraperson, a visually bold memoir of famous director, Kirsten Johnson as well as our 'Directed by Women' and 'Health and Wellness' collections.
  • Lunar New Year 2018 - Newcastle Libraries
    11 Jan

    Lunar New Year 2018 - Newcastle Libraries

    We are celebrating the Year of the Dog with events and activities for people of all ages. Enjoy a special storytime, learn a new skill, take in a movie, try some traditional costumes on for size and be dazzled by the beauty and diversity of Chinese culture.


     
  • Top Albums of 2017: Infographic
    05 Jan

    Top Albums of 2017: Infographic

    Information is beautiful have released their consensus cloud of the best albums of 2017, condensed from the top 10 lists of Pitchfork, Rolling Stone and more. 
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