You can do more than borrow books at Central Coast Libraries. Our libraries offer a variety of facilities and services, including internet access and the hire of library meeting rooms. Find out more about:
Computer and Internet Access
Computer and Internet AccessComputers for public use are available at all branches of the library. Bookings of up to one hour may be made (with a limit of three hours per day).
Inter Library Loans and Multicultural Language Boxes
Requests for both individual items (published more than twelve months ago and not available in the collection) and for Multicultural Language Boxes in certain languages can be made at any branch of the Central Coast Library Service, for a set fee.
To ensure everyone has access to a good read, our Mobile Library visits selected community stops across the Central Coast to connect and engage communities unable to readily access branch libraries.
Library Collection Management Strategy
The objective of this Collection Management Strategy is to outline the development and management of the collections of the Central Coast Library Service and to ensure that the community of the Central Coast Local Government Area (LGA) is provided access to a current and relevant library service which meets their needs now and into the future.
Home Library Service
How does it work?The Home Library Service delivers and exchanges library items to eligible Library Members on a regular basis. Who is eligible?This free service is for members who are unable to visit their local library in person, either temporarily or permanently.
Library Meeting Facilities
There are a number of meeting rooms and hall facilities available for hire through Central Coast Library Service.
Other Services Available in Libraries
Council ServicesA range of Council services can be accessed in person at Erina, Lake Haven and Woy Woy.
Children Programs and Events
Our libraries have a variety of literacy programs for preschool children of all ages that run during school term only.
Our libraries offer a wide range diverse programs and events for adults.
Youth Programs and Events
For more specialised electronic resources that are available to you, check out our eLibrary and Research Databases.
Extended Library Services
Our libraries continue to evolve with extended services for those wishing to access services outside of branch opening hours.Library Reservation LockersCollect reservations at a time convenient to you with our 24/7 self-service lockers.