Food for fines 2018
Donate non-perishable food or toiletries in lieu of payment of overdue library charges. The campaign will commence on Monday 12 November and run until Monday 10 December 2018.
Food and toiletries will be donated to Emergency Relief Agencies who provide meals and Christmas hampers to local families in need of extra support this festive season. Simply take your items to Raymond Terrace, Mobile or Tomaree libraries.
$5.00 for every non perishable food item and $10.00 for every toiletry item donated will be cleared from library members overdue fees record. All food and toiletries must be non-perishable and in their original packaging. Items which are passed the use by date cannot be accepted.
There is no limit to the amount of overdue charges you can pay off, however donated items will only be used to clear overdue charges. Contact the library for further details.
The campaign will run until 10 December 2018.
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The Library is part of a co-operative arrangement with Newcastle Region Library, giving borrowers access to a large regional catalogue of reading, audio material and equipment.
Council operates three local library facilities in the Local Government Area, providing free lending and information assistance to residents and visitors
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The Library holds a range of regular programs, activities and events for adults and children including storytimes, book clubs, movie screenings, guest speakers, school holiday programs and special events.
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Books and Beans Café
Books and Beans Café is operated out of Raymond Terrace Library and is open on Friday. Head in and sample the great coffee and selection of food items.
Raymond Terrace Art Space
Raymond Terrace Art Space, situated within Raymond Terrace Library, provides a free exhibition space for local artists showcasing varied mediums and is accessible to the public 6 days a week.