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  • World Mental Health Day
    10 Oct

    World Mental Health Day

    October 10 is World Mental Health Day, a day which aims to raise awareness around mental health and wellbeing. This year's theme is 'Share the Journey' encouraging individuals and communities to connect and enjoy the many benefits of social interaction.
  • Remembrance Day Commemorative Poppies
    08 Oct

    Remembrance Day Commemorative Poppies

    A field of 2127 poppies will be displayed on the grounds of Fort Scratchley this Remembrance Day on 11th November. Your help is needed to knit or crochet the poppies that will represent the 2127 Hunter Valley servicemen who died during WWI.
  • October Good Reading Available Now!
    06 Oct

    October Good Reading Available Now!

    Catch up with blockbuster authors Liane Morarty, Kate Morton, Jodie Picoult, Holly Throsby, and more! Plus, get access to the latest reviews of new releases, exclusive book extracts, competitions and more, all free to members!
  • Throwback Thursday: Janis Joplin
    04 Oct

    Throwback Thursday: Janis Joplin

    This Throwback Thursday celebrates the life and career of Janis Joplin who passed away on this day in 1970. Listen to her Greatest Hits, the Woodstock recordings and other live albums on Freegal Music, free for library members.
  • Mental Health Month: Share the Journey
    01 Oct

    Mental Health Month: Share the Journey

    October is Mental Health Month in NSW, Victoria, and the ACT, and aims to raise awareness about mental health. This years theme is 'Share the Journey', and highlights the importance of connecting with others for our mental wellbeing.
  • National Geographic Kids available now!
    28 Sep

    National Geographic Kids available now!

    Looking for something educational to help keep the kids occupied this school holidays? National Geographic Kids has got you covered. Videos, pictures and online editions of the latest Nat Geo Kids magazines are just a click (or two) away!
  • Labour Day Public Holiday
    26 Sep

    Labour Day Public Holiday

    Please note: all Library branches will be closed on Monday 1 October for the Labour Day public holiday. Customer return chutes will be open and you can renew borrowed items online. Normal operating hours will resume on Tuesday 2 October.
  • Freegal Music playlists available now!
    23 Sep

    Freegal Music playlists available now!

    Need some jazzy tunes for Sunday Brunch? Jump into one of Freegal Music's playlists and listen the day away! Not into the available playlists? Create one of your own and customise your listening experience.
  • Kanopy Kids: entertain the kids, anywhere, anytime!
    22 Sep

    Kanopy Kids: entertain the kids, anywhere, anytime!

    Our popular film streaming service Kanopy includes Kanopy Kids. You can stream movies or T.V. series including ABC Kids, classics such as 'Where the Wild things Are', Australian cinema, documentaries for older kids and so much more!
  • Take the time to escape: Australian Reading Hour
    20 Sep

    Take the time to escape: Australian Reading Hour

    On Thursday September 20, stop what you’re doing for one hour and pick up a book. Rediscover or introduce yourself to the benefits of reading. Take the time to learn, grow, escape and relax with a good book!
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