COVID-19 — Important notice to our customers
All Port Stephens Libraries — including Mobile Library and Tilligerry Community Library — are now closed to the public to ensure the health and wellbeing of our community.
Homebound Delivery and Call and Collect services will be available until further notice. To use Call and Collect, simply phone Raymond Terrace on 4988 0111 or Tomaree Library on 4988 0670 between 9am to 12 midday and 2 to 5pm and tell us what type of items you enjoy. Staff will select, clean and bundle your loan, then call you when it’s ready for collection.
You can also still access many of our services online. Visit our eLibrary page or download the free Newcastle Libraries app. The eLibrary includes adults and kids books, newspapers, magazines, music and movie streaming, online learning and lots more.
We've extended the loan period on all library items. Any items loaned prior to 20 March have had their due dates extended to 1 May 2020. Any items borrowed from 20 March will have an extended 8 week loan period. If you have placed a reservation on an item that is currently on loan to another member, your wait to receive this will be longer, so we ask that you please be patient.
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The Library is part of a co-operative arrangement with Newcastle Libraries, giving borrowers access to a large regional catalogue of reading, audio material and equipment.
Council operates four local library facilities in the Local Government Area, providing free lending and information assistance to residents and visitors
Visiting 14 locations throughout the Port Stephens LGA, the Mobile Library provides access to 10,000 items on board!
Programs and Events
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.
Join the library
Membership is Free! All you need is a proof of identity with your current name and address to join.
Use your library card to access our large eLibrary that includes streaming movies, eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eMusic, online databases and more.
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.