Tomaree Library and Community Centre

Venue Address: Tomaree Library and Community Centre, 7 Community Close, Salamander Bay

Phone number: 02 4988 0670

Email Address:

Fax: 02 4988 0224

Opening Hours:

  • Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm
  • Saturday, 9am to 2pm

Tomaree Library is located adjacent to the Salamander Bay Shopping Centre. A meeting room, study rooms, an external courtyard and many comfortable chairs and lounges are available for reading and relaxation. The library offers a full range of services including free Internet and Wi-Fi access as well as photocopying, scanning, printing and faxing.

Tomaree Library is proudly home to a Pink Box free period pack dispenser for women and girls in need. Find out more at

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Booking the Community Centre

The Community Centre (TLACC) is a multi-purpose venue housing the Tomaree Library, as well as 6 meeting or function rooms that can accommodate from 2 to 100 people. In the heart of Salamander, the Centre is surrounded by parking and is just a short walk from public transport.

A range of permanent and casual tenants, groups, services and activities operate from the Centre on a regular basis. These include library, recreation and social activities, healthy lifestyle, spiritual, educational, cultural and hobby groups.

You can request your booking using the “Apply” button. Please check the calendar availability below and if required, make enquiries via 4988 0674 or email prior to submitting your application.

An Application for Facility Hire is not approved until the Hirer has received a booking confirmation from the relevant Booking Officer. Please check your spam/junk folder for email responses.

Prior to requesting a booking please review the following information:

Click on the magnifying glass to the left and navigate to each individual space.

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Casual tenants

The following groups and services currently operate from the Tomaree Library and Community Centre.

Aware Super

Bay Fit Seniors Fitness ClassesEco Network
Fellowship of Australian WritersKnitting Katter groupKirkwood's Institute of Karate
Mad Monday QuiltersMambo – Wanda Wetland Reserves and Landcare Committee

Max Employment

Meditate in Newcastle

Multi-cultural Social group

NSW Trustee and Guardian

Seaside Singers

University of the Third Age


Zumba Fitness


Permanent tenants

Care of Port Stephens Youth (COPSY) and jupiterMeals on WheelsPort Stephens FM
Port Stephens Historical SocietyPort Stephens LibrarySalamander Child Care Centre

Tomaree Family History Group Nelson Bay

Tomaree Neighbourhood Centre