Libraries open and COVID Safe
All Port Stephens Library branches are open and follow the NSW Health COVID Safe Plan for Public Libraries. Contract tracing is mandatory and a condition of entry to NSW Public Libraries. Visitors to all Port Stephens Library branches are requested to check-in using the Service NSW App. If this is not possible, please see staff upon entering the premises and they will assist with registration.
Search the catalogue
Search the library catalogue to locate books, DVDs, CDs, magazines and more. You can also reserve an item, renew your loans or ask a librarian a question.
Become a member
Join the library — membership is free! You'll get instant access to our huge collection of books, magazines, newspapers, movies, music and much more.
Find your nearest library
We operate 3 libraries and a mobile library in Port Stephens — find the closest library to you.
Use your library card to access our large eLibrary including ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, news, music, movies, online databases and more.
Community programs and events
The library holds a range of regular programs, activities and events for adults including book clubs, movie screenings, guest speakers and special events.
Children's programs and events
Find out about our Library's regular children's programs like Storytime and Read & Rhyme, as well as special events, school holidays activities and much more.
Our Mobile Library has access to 10,000 items on board and stops at 14 locations in Port Stephens. Let the library come to you!
Borrow seeds from our library, harvest them in your garden and then share some from your yield for others to grow.
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.