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Singing for your soul
Have you ever heard the phrase "sing your blues away"? Well, just like exercise, or a good belly laugh, singing releases endorphins into our blood stream that help us feel happy and relaxed. Thornton Library 26 November at 6 pm . Read more


East Maitland Library is turning 10
Join us in celebrating this milestone at an official morning tea and enter the draw to win a book pack.
1 December
East Maitland Library


Friends of Maitland City Library Morning Tea
Share some morning tea with the Friends of Maitland City Library. Hear about their great projects and how to get involved. Join us for our next free Morning Tea with Friends at Maitland Library on 3 December at 10.00 am

latest news

Library Services on Council Picnic Day  
East Maitland Library and Rutherford Library will be open normal hours on Friday 12 December 2014.
Maitland Library and Thornton Library will be closed.
All Library services will resume Saturday 13 December. 


Christmas Celebration  
Maitland City Library invites all Friends of Maitland City Library and all Look Who's Talking Local Stories to a dinner in appreciation of your contributions for 2014.
2 December  Reader's Cafe, East Maitland Library 6.00pm
Contact Programmes to RSVP


History of Maitland City Library   
When Maitland City Council adopted the NSW Library Act of 1939, it was the thirtieth council to do so. In Dec 1946, the first Maitland Council funded public library service commenced. Journey through the history of Maitland City Library ... read more


From Australia’s favourite food and lifestyle website, Taste magazine brings to your kitchen top all new and exclusive recipes. Better still, as you read the magazine, even more enticing extras are always at your fingertips, a simple click away


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.

It's that time of year again. Hats for special occasions or just to feel glamorous, and don't forget the accessories. Exhibit kindly provided by a local collector.
On display at East Maitland Library during November.