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Digital storytelling workshops bring young imaginations to life

A series of workshops are teaching Hunter youngsters the skills to share stories through modern mediums like virtual reality, augmented reality and animation.  Delivered through a partnership with Newcastle Libraries and Compass Housing’s Grow a Star Project, they create an opportunity for students who would...

Newcastle Writers Festival offering aspiring authors Fresh Ink

Newcastle Writers Festival has announced a new program for emerging writers in the Hunter.  Fresh Ink is being presented from April 23 to 24 in collaboration with Newcastle Libraries.  The free program is being...

Early literacy program facilitates culture connections

Storytime sessions at Newcastle Libraries are helping to introduce local families to indigenous perspectives on early learning. Newcastle Libraries has collaborated with Rainbow Crow Cultural Collective on an innovative program that transforms its...

Stuck for some school holiday ideas?

Take stock parents and carers, we are midway through the first week of January 2021. This means you’ve made it to the halfway mark of the summer school holidays. With the blur of Christmas...

Community organisation celebrates 30 years

Newcastle University of the Third Age (U3A), a not-for-profit committed to continuous life-long learning, is celebrating its 30th birthday this year. To mark the occasion, the volunteer community group is teaming up with...

Newcastle author pens series that began as a gift

Julie Keating is a Novocastrian who loves local history. The retired librarian says she savours the time spent researching her favourite topic, Newcastle in the 1800s. Ms Keating published Adamstown and Broadmeadow: The early...

What do you want from your libraries?

Hunter residents are being encouraged to voice what they expect from Newcastle Libraries in the future. The opinions will be used to create a Contemporary Libraries Infrastructure Plan (CLIP), which will work towards...

New initiative to support locals living with dementia

Newcastle Libraries has launched a new initiative to support Novocastrians living with dementia in the hope of breaking down the stigma attached to the condition. The Memory Room uses images and items from...
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