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Write Now! winners announced
Winners of the 2014 Write Now! awards were announced at our prize giving ceremony at East Maitland Library at 6.00pm  on 20 August.  Read more


Drumming - Awaken your energy 
Bring rhythm and a sense of community into your life. This dynamic and exciting session will uplift and heal at the same time. A great way to communicate.
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Jaye Ford 
Join award winning Australian crime writer, Jaye Ford, as she launches her latest novel Already Dead. Jaye continues to carve her niche as a master of the suspense genre, and this novel will have you asking, what would I do if this happened to me?... Book now

Maitland's Great War 
The Great War changed the world irrevocably. It separated families, turned young men into soldiers and young women into nurses; converted friends and neighbours into enemies. This event will explore the impact at home, and include an insight into Maitland's Own 34th Battalion ... Book now

Forgotten Stories of World War 1 
Local historians John Gillam and Yvonne Fletcher will share some of the amazing stories they have uncovered in their research into Maitland's service, sacrifice and community support of World War 1, including the Diggers vest, and more... Book now

Holiday Fun - Out of Your Mind 
Exercise your mind these holidays and take it to all sorts of spooky, mind bending, magical, mysterious places.
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latest news

Friends of Maitland City Library   
Catch up with the news about Friends of Maitland Library. The latest edition of Linked In  includes the recent book sale, Write Now! awards, and information about the Annual Friends Lecture on 24 September featuring Hugh Mackay. Share some time out and morning tea with the Friends of Maitland City Library.

Get Digital! 
Your library card can work for you 24/7. Download from our eBook collection, listen to Audio, add to your eMusic collection, access our eResearch resources, subscribe to eMagazines, or choose from a range of independent films 

Australia's favourite eMagazines   
16 of Australia's top eMagazines are available from Maitland City Library. Your library card lets you download and keep eMagazines. Read Now


eFlix are here    
Streaming movies directly to your device. Unlimited access to thousands of independent films from around the world. Learn more about these and other eResources available for free.

Share the love of reading   
Reading is more enjoyable when shared with others. Come along to a Library Book Chat or join one of our Book Clubs
Want to start your own Book Club? Ask us about our Reading Group kits.

Complimenting Forgotten Stories of World War 1, this month's display includes recruitment posters, books, a Digger Vest and other items that look at this momentous time in our history.
On display at East Maitland Branch Library during September.