Join the library
Become a library member
Join online today — it's free! Complete the online form and you will receive an email with your new membership number.
Becoming a member gives you instant access to our online collection of books, magazines, newspapers, movies, music, our eLibrary and much more.
Join in person
- proof of identity with your name and address.
Download the library app
Renew your items, view your digital loans, search the catalogue, place holds, view our eLibrary and more with the Newcastle Libraries app.
Loan periods — June 2020
Loan periods on all Port Stephens and Newcastle Library items have been extended to 8 weeks until further notice. This includes items already on loan as well as new loans.
Items may be renewed 3 times if they have not been requested by another customer. Items that are not returned by their due date will attract an overdue fee. No overdue fees are charged for items borrowed by children on their own cards.
- Scan your membership card on the pad.
- Place up to 5 items on the pad, then select borrow items.
- Select exit and take your receipt.
You can borrow up to 40 items at one time with a maximum of 20 items per visit.
Our fees and charges
- View Port Stephens Council Fees and Charges.