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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: tomareel@portstephens.nsw.gov.au

Opening Hours:
9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday
9am to 12pm, Saturday

Fax: 02 4988 0224

Tomaree Library is adjacent to the Salamander Bay Shopping Centre and was established in 2000. 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.

Find out more about Port Stephens Library

Community Centre

The Community Centre (TLACC) is a multi-purpose venue housing the Tomaree Library as well as 6 meeting or function rooms, which 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.

Community Facility Use Agreement and Conditions of Hire

To ensure Councils community halls remain in good condition, hirers are asked to sign the Community Facility Use Agreement and abide by the Conditions of Hire. The Community Facility Use Agreement is an arrangement between the hall contact officer.

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

Casual tenants

Anytime Fitness

 Bay Fit Seniors Fitness Classes Breakthru Employment
Eco NetworkFellowship of Australian WritersJoblife
Kirkwood's Institute of Karate Mad Monday Quilters Mambo – Wanda Wetland Landcare Committee

Mature Age Computer Club


Max Employment

Multi-cultural Social group

Parkinson's Support Group

NSW Trustee and Guardian
Port Stephens Community Drug Action Team

Port Stephens Survivors of Suicide Support Group

Seaside Singers

Steam Education

Super Plus

Telex Hearing Services

University of the Third Age

Wesley EmploymentYoga

Permanent tenants

Disability Services Australia Day Options Program

Tomaree Neighbourhood Centre

Port Stephens Historical Society

Port Stephens FM

Port Stephens Library

Salamander Child Care Centre

Tomaree Family History Group Nelson Bay

Care of Port Stephens Youth (COPSY)

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