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This thriving branch Library is located in a joint facility with the Community Health Centre in Lawson Street. Providing access to PCs and wifi as well as hosting a range of activities Beresfield Library is a vibrant community space.

All branches will be closed on Monday 10 June 2019 for the Queen's Birthday public holiday. After hours returm chutes will be open and you can renew your items online or via the Newcastle Libraries app. Normal operating hours will resume Tuesday 11 June 2019.


Monday, 9:30am - 5pm
Tuesday, Closed
Wednesday, 9:30am - 5pm
Thursday, Closed
Friday, 9:30am - 5pm
Saturday, 9:30am - 1pm
Sunday, Closed


  • Computers
  • Free wifi
  • EFTPOS payment facilities available
  • Self loan station
  • Printing, photocopying (fees apply)
  • Scanning (flatbed scanner)
  • ​Public toilets (including an accessible toilet)
  • Accessible access to building


  • Nearest public parking: Lawson Avenue and Ogilvie Street (please check signage for time limits or exclusions for parking zones)
  • No specific accessible parking spots


  • Mini Community Recycling Station: accepting household batteries, reading classes and x-rays only
  • Looking for more information? Check out Newcasle City Council's Waste & Recycling page


Beresfield Library
34 Lawson Avenue
Beresfield 2322
P: 02 4978 4070