The Library Lounge

All of your reading, watching and listening news, ideas and reviews now available in one place.  Looking for something in particular? Search our catalogue.

Access Your Personal Librarian

Welcome to Newcastle Libraries reading and viewing recommendation service.

Book Club Tips, Tricks & Ideas

A selection of multi-use e-books, book discussion guides, and easy to follow Zoom video guides

Kids Couch

Looking to get lost in a great story? We’re here to help you find your next adventure!

Links to More Cool Stuff

Looking for other reading, book discussions, library and literary sites?

Read. Listen. Learn. Amplify Black Voices.

Great resources to inform our communities

Reading Lists

Your one stop shop for reading lists carefully curated by Donna

Staff Reviews

Not sure what to read or watch next? Have a look at our staff reviews

What's New

Have a look at our latest e-books, e-audio books, movies and music