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Newcastle Stories: New to the Heritage Collection

Did you know we collect items of significance to the local area? The library has received some amazing donations to its heritage collection. Come and view some of these generous donations and learn about their significance to Newcastle.

Local History Lounge
Thursday 3 August
10am - 11am


Pop! Celebrate Popular Culture Across the Decades

History Week: Saturday 2 September - Sunday 10 September 2017
Celebrate History Week with us, view some of our favourite pop culture items for the Heritage Collection and discover the stories behind the objects. Items will be available to view in the afternoons from Monday 4 September - Wednesday 6 September.

Local History Lounge
Monday 4 September - Wednesday 6 September
1pm - 4pm


Newcastle Stories: Focus on Spring

Celebrate the season with Local History Coordinator Sue Ryan. Sue has delved into the Heritage Collection and selected items to discuss and view as part of the Spring Fling celebrations.

Local History Lounge
Thursday 7 September
10am - 11am

Wallsend District Library
Thursday 14 September
10:30am - 11:30am

New Lambton Library
Wednesday 20 September
10:30am - 11:30am


Newcastle Stories: Ethical Design and Noble Dimensions: 60 Years of the War Memorial Cultural Centre

To complement our 60th anniversary exhibition, this talk will explore the War Memorial Foyer, the iconic statues known as Him 'n' Her and the exquisite Paul Beadle panels that grace the entry to the building.

Local History Lounge
Thursday 5 October
10am - 11 am

War Memorial Cultural Centre
15 Laman Street
P: 02 4974 5330