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.

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....


BookCrossing - info at right
2 Multicultural Loans (Books in YOUR Language) - info at right
3 TechConnect technology assistance hub at Katoomba and Blaxland Libraries - info at right
4 Book Club Kits – Having trouble finding enough copies of a book for your bookclub? We have kits available…
5 Bookworm Trivia: A Family Event for Reading Hour. Think you know your literary trivia? Make up a team or request to be joined to a team. Saturday 15 August, 4.30pm to 6.30pm at Springwood Library. Book by calling any library branch. Facebook Event.
6 Mountains of Stories: Creative Writing Workshops at Blue Mountains City Libraries. All day workshops with professional writers. Three sessions left: 29 Aug, 26 Sept, 17 Oct. $25 pp. Limited spaces. Book at any library. Facebook Event.
7  A Taste of Family History. August is Family History Month, learn how to use our resources. Sessions every day 17 to 22 August, 10am to 1pm. Just drop in to Springwood Library. Facebook Event.
8  Discovering WWI Service History Records: A Family History ‘How To’ Talk by Library Manager, Vicki Edmunds. Friday 28 August, 10.30am at Springwood Library. A FREE event. Bookings essential. Call any library branch. Facebook Event.

 *Information Posters can be downloaded from the right side of this page.

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