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Welcome to the Blue Mountains City Library Services!
TEMPORARY CLOSURE - Springwood Library and the Council Customer Service Desk
Monday 1 December 2014 for the final phase of the new theatre and community hub building works. Both services will reopen on Monday 5 January 2015.
This closure is to allow for the new Library and Customer Service desks to be installed, some rearrangement of the interior of Springwood Library and the final links to be put into place between the Library building and the new Galleria.
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....
|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.|
|Readers and Writers Forum @ Katoomba Library. Saturday 25th October, 2pm. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL|
|6||40 & Fabulous Morning Tea @ Springwood Library. Wednesday 5 November, 2014, 10.30am. Bookings appreciated.|
|7||Hugh “Obi” O’Brien Author Talk @ Katoomba Library. Saturday 8th November, 2pm. Bookings appreciated.|
|8||Library Book Sale @ Mid Mountains Festival, Lawson. Saturday 15th November, 2014. 10am-2pm.|
|9||Wentworth Falls School of Arts Centenary Celebrations @ Wentworth Falls Library. Saturday 15th November, 12pm.|
|10||Poetry Under the Stars @ Katoomba Library. Friday 28th November, 6pm.|
*Information Posters can be downloaded from the right side of this page.