Our branches offer a variety of free community spaces including children’s and youth zones, quiet reading rooms and study areas, group study rooms, work spaces and a Makerspace.
We also have a Podcast and media room in our new Digital Library. The Podcast and media room is currently free to use and offers sound recording equipment, conference facilities and a green screen. For more information or to book visit https://newcastle.nsw.gov.au/library/explore/our-spaces/podcast-media-room
Due to COVID-19 – our meeting spaces in City and Wallsend Library are not currently available for hire (Jan 2021).
We welcome group visits to our Libraries from pre-schools, schools, community groups and organisations. Visit our new Digital Library and meet Pepper the Robot, explore the amazing content on the huge interactive Story Wall, see our high end 3D printer in action and interact with Digitised content showcasing treasures from our Heritage collection in the “Magic Box”.
Or take a tour of the War Memorial Cultural Centre or Wallsend District Library, peak into our Rare Book room or go behind the scenes of the library. All tours are free and storytime sessions can be arranged for our younger visitors.
For more information P: 02 4974 5300