Blue Mountains City Council

Welcome to the Blue Mountains City Library Services!


 TEMPORARY LIBRARY CLOSURE
 
Please note Springwood Library and the
BMCC Customer Service Desk will be closed
 
Mon 4 August to Sun 7 September 2014
due to building work
 
During this time the After Hours book bins will remain
Open for returns and customers can arrange for Holds to be collected at an alternative branch.
       
Library staff apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

 


 

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.

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!

 

 

 What's Happening In A Library Near YOU....

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 The Art of the Short Story: creative writing workshop @ Blaxland Library. Saturday August 9, 9.30am-2.30pm. Bookings essential, and can be made in person at any Library branch.

6

The Reading Hour, Tuesday 19th August, 2014, 6pm-7pm @ The Carrington Hotel Library
7 Big Book Sale @ Blaxland Library. Saturday 6th September, 2014. 8.30am-4pm @ Blaxland Community Hall (right next to the Library)
8 Stroke Safe Talk @ Blaxland Library. Wednesday 11th September, 2014. 10.30am
9 'This cast a great gloom over us.' The mysterious disappearance of submarine AE1 and the first Australian casualties of the Great War: History Week Talk by Stephen Gapps @ Katoomba Library. Saturday 13th September, 2pm.
10 Xavier Toby Author Talk @ Blaxland Library. Saturday 11th October, 2pm

 *The above can be downloaded at right side.

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