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  • World Mental Health Day
    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
    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!
    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
    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
    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!
    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!