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Vision Statement

“Lithgow Library Learning Centre - a place to inspire lifelong learning, enrich and build community”.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Lithgow Library Learning Centre is to:

  • be a place that celebrates knowledge and learning
  • be open, inviting and relevant
  • support lifelong learning for all members of our community
  • support the historical understanding of our community
  • provide a comfortable, safe and welcoming environment

Library News

Lithgow Library Temporary Closure
Lithgow Library will be closed on Wednesday 23 September and Thursday 24 September 2020 while urgent internal building repairs are undertaken. The Library Branch will re-open on Friday 25 September... Read more
Chris Hammer
Lithgow Library Learning Centre will be participating in an online collaborative author talk presenting Chris Hammer’s new novel, “Trust”. Chris Hammer is a leading Australian crime fiction nov... Read more
Author Talk by Monica McInerney
Lithgow Library Learning Centre will be participating in an online collaborative author talk presenting Monica McInerney’s new novel, “The Godmothers”. Monica McInerney is an Australian-bo... Read more

Book Reviews

The mystery woman by Belinda Alexandra
In a small town, everyone is watching ... Secrets, scandal and betrayal in 1950s small town Australia: the stunning new novel from bestseller Belinda Alexandra. She had thought Shipwreck Bay was sim... Read more
Tibetan Dress in Amdo and Kham by Gina Corrigan
This is a beautiful and remarkable book about the textiles and fashions in the Tibetan regions of Amdo and Kham. It would appeal to anyone interested in people of the world, particularly spinners, wea... Read more
A Walk in the Bush
A Walk in the Bush By Gwyn Perkins. A delightful stroll through the Australian bush, this picture book has just been named Picture Book of the Year by the Children’s Book Council of Austra... Read more

Author Talk

Isabel Allende
Isabele Allende is a Chilean author. She is one of the most widely read Spanish-language writers in the world. Allende's novels are often based upon her personal experience and historical event... Read more
Marilynne Robinson
Marilynne Robinson is one of America’s best loved writers. Robinson has written four highly acclaimed novels. She has also written many non-fiction works and collections of essays. “Marilynne R... Read more

Update – Temporary COVID-19 opening hours

Lithgow Library is open Monday to Friday 10am – 1pm & 2pm -5pm.

Wallerawang and Portland Libraries are open each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00am to 1:00pm and from 2:00 pm to 5:00pm and each Friday from 2:00pm to 5:00pm