Blue Mountains City Council

Welcome to the Blue Mountains City Library Services!

For your convenience, the Library operates at 6 locations: Springwood, Katoomba, Blaxland, Lawson, Wentworth Falls, Blackheath, as well as a Book Express Service to railway commuters.

Blue Mountains City Library has been nominated for Australia's Favourite Library 2014. Vote for us by visiting !


Log in to access your account details here via our catalogue

We have over 120,000 quality items in our collections, comprising of books, DVDs, CDs, magazines and newspapers. We offer a reference collection and service, including specialist services such as local history and family history. These are available to customers within the Library. Newspapers, magazines and study and lounge areas are provided. Our dynamic children and young adults team provides a wide range of popular activities, including games, story time and baby time, and holiday activities.

Our catalogue where you can search the collections, reserve and renew items and check your record is available to you online 24/7. For information you won't find with a search engine try our premium sites, a collection of specialised online resources we subscribe to on your behalf: electronic encyclopaedias, newspapers, magazines and much more. Many of these online resources can be accessed from the comfort of your home. A community information database is available electronically. You can come in and use the library's computers for internet and word processing, or use your own computer with free wireless access (Katoomba and Springwood libraries).

Visit your branch library today and find out more about our range of services!

  1. BookCrossing
  2. Multicultural Loans (Books in YOUR Language)   
  3. Natalie Muller, Editor-in-Residence @ Blue Mountains City Library. Second Saturday of every month throughout 2014. Check with Library staff for branch locations 
  4. Tech Connect sessions run on the first Wednesday of every month, from 5:00pm.
  5. Free Comic Book Day, Saturday 3 May @ Katoomba Library: Free comics all day (while stocks last), Request-a-sketch by comic artist Glenn Misztal 10am-12pm, Q&A with Tad Pietrzykowski (creator of The Dynamic Dark Nebula) 2pm-3pm.
  6. Creative Writing Workshops with Keith Whelan. Beginners and Intermediate sessions. Only $15 per person, per session. Saturday 10 May, 2014 @ Springwood Library
  7. Susan Boyer, Author Talk, Saturday 24 May 2pm @ Blaxland Library
  8. Jennifer Smart, Author Talk, Thursday 29 May, 2pm @ Blaxland Library
  9. Storm Kavanagh, Author Talk, Saturday 14 June, 2pm @ Katoomba Library

The above can be downloaded at right side.

For more information select from the listing on the left hand side.