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Great library

The Newcastle library was recently renovated. It is now quite modern with great facilities. There... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Newcastle, Australia
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Wildlife Photographer of The Year Exhibit

Called in to see the Wildlife Photographer of The Year Exhibit. Very good and only a gold coin... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2017
Port Stephens, Australia
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15 Jun 2018
“Great library ”
27 Jan 2017
“Wildlife Photographer of The Year Exhibit”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
15 Laman Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4974 5342
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

The Newcastle library was recently renovated. It is now quite modern with great facilities. There is also a photo gallery and art exhibition near by.

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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Called in to see the Wildlife Photographer of The Year Exhibit. Very good and only a gold coin donation. This is on the second floor. The Building is the War Memorial Cultural Centre circa 1957 and the ground floor is the library and it is...More

Thank Lowie56
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I love this library! It has a wonderful ambiance and is quite historical in itself. Plenty of the usual facilities plus the added extra of the Lovett Gallery upstairs which is always worth a look.

Thank Tracey H
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Wonderful friendly staff, great books, calm atmosphere ... Exactly how a library should be. Just a shame the the opening hours are so short!

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This library has the usual services available. There is an historical studies centre on an upper floor.

Thank Freya1958
Reviewed 8 April 2016

This Library has a enormous volume of History of Newcastle, lots of information can be attained, I visit often, love the Archives, the staff are extremely helpful, with all manner of questions and where to find what you are looking for.. investigate it more.. as...More

Thank ColleneKalb
Reviewed 19 March 2016

The Lovett Gallery upstairs always has great exhibitions of art, photography, etc, and they change regularly,

Thank Roy K
Reviewed 10 February 2016

A must for locals and visitors. Borrowing, reference, local studies centre and display area. Displays vary over time. Local studies resources are some of the best outside Sydney. Library housed in the War Memorial Cultural Centre. Quite reflective and a major art work. Good views...More

Thank Headframe
Reviewed 27 January 2016

A current exhibit showing photos of beach goers at Newcastle Beach in the early 1900s and some from the 1970s. It is fun to compare the dramatic change in beach attire between the eras and see some Newcastle landmarks that are no longer there. The...More

Thank rogues2016
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