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Tomaree Library and Community Centre

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

Phone number: 02 4988 0670

Email Address:

Opening Hours:
9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday
9am to 2pm, Saturday

End of year closures:
CLOSED – 24 December 2022 to 2 January 2023 inclusive

Fax: 02 4988 0224

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.

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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.

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

Community Facility Hire

To ensure our community halls remain in good condition, hirers are asked to complete an Application for Facility Hire and abide by the Terms and Conditions of Facility Hire.

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

Casual tenants

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