Narrabri Shire Council

Narrabri Shire Libraries

There are three Libraries within Narrabri Shire. They are located in Wee Waa, Narrabri and Boggabri.

Membership to any of the Council Libraries is free of charge.

Anyone who is over 18 years of age can join the library. If you are under 18 but would like to become a member, you will need your parent/s to sign the card on your behalf. Before signing the membership agreement you will be required to read the terms and conditions of membership and agree to abide by them.

Please contact the Library you are wishing to join for more details:

Narrabri Library: 02 6792 3336

Wee Waa Library: 02 6795 3064

Boggabri Library: 02 6743 4281

Locations and Hours of Operation

Narrabri
8 Doyle Street Narrabri.

Hours
The Narrabri library is open 6 days a week, please see hours below. Narrabri library is taking book returns via onsite chutes.

Monday: 9.30am - 5.00pm
Tuesday: 9.30am - 5.00pm
Wednesday: 9.30am - 5.00pm
Thursday: 9.30am - 5:00pm
Friday: 9.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 12noon

Wee Waa
106 Rose Street, Wee Waa.

Hours
The Wee Waa library is opened 6 days a week, please see hours below. Wee Waa library is taking book returns via onsite chutes.

Monday: 10.00am - 5.00pm (closed for lunch 12.30pm - 1.30pm)
Tuesday: 10.00am - 5.00pm (closed for lunch 12.30pm - 1.30pm)
Wednesday: 10.00am - 5.00pm (closed for lunch 12.30pm - 1.30pm)
Thursday: 10.00am - 5.00pm (closed for lunch 12.30pm - 1.30pm)
Friday: 10.00am - 5.00pm (closed for lunch 12.30pm - 1.30pm)
Saturday: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Boggabri
82 Wee Waa Street, Boggabri.

Hours
The Boggabri library is opened 3 days a week, please see hours below. Boggabri Library book returns will only be accepted on Tuesday and Friday via return trolley which will be available at the library entrance.

Tuesday: 10:30am - 4:30pm (closed for lunch 12:30pm - 1:30pm)
Friday: 10:30am - 4:30pm (closed for lunch 12:30pm - 1:30pm)
Saturday: 9.30am - 12.00pm

Services 

Children's Online Learning Resources 

Council Library staff have complied the Children's Online Learning Resources to provide children and parents with engaging and fun links to websites to enjoy together.  

 Children's Online Learning Resources

Public Internet Access & Printing

Public computers with internet access are available at all the Shires libraries. Residents are advised to book ahead to ensure that the machine is available.

Internet access is available free of charge at all the Shires libraries. There are 12 public internet machines at Narrabri, 6 at Wee Waa and 3 at Boggabri.

Printing, scanning, faxing and photocopying is available at a small charge.

Contact the relevant Library for more information. 
 
Library Catalogues

Narrabri Shire Library catalogues are now available on-line!
Narrabri Shire Libraries are a part of the Central Northern Regional Library. Central Northern Regional Library have an on-line catalogue available for all libraries in the local area. This includes the libraries of Narrabri, Wee Waa and Boggabri.

Click on the following link to view the on-line catalogue: www.cnl.nsw.gov.au

To order a book

Click on the Search and Reserve tab on the left hand side of the page, then to search for a particular book and specify the library holding the item, please choose click on the "Advanced" tab.

Further information on Narrabri Shire Libraries can be found at the Central Northern Regional Library Website: www.cnl.nsw.gov.au.

Narrabri Shire Libraries Home Delivery Service

Narrabri Shire Library in now offering a free Home Delivery Service of library materials.

This is a monthly delivery service based on the personal preference of the borrowers. The Home Library Service allows library members to borrow books, large print books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs and magazines while remaining at home.

To be eligible for these services, you must reside in the Narrabri Shire, hold a library membership, and have completed an Application form and Reader profile questionnaire.

If you or a person you care for would like to register for this service the application form can be found below or please contact Narrabri Shire Library staff on 02 6792 3336.

 Home Library Service Brochure and Application Form

 Reader Profile Questionnaire 
 

Narrabri Shire Libraries LEGO Challenge 2021

The Narrabri Shire Libraries LEGO Challenge 2021 starts Saturday, 9 October

There will be six weeks of challenges, each week there will be a new challenge to create.

1. Create a new superhero and give him/her a name
2. Build the most colourful butterfly mosaic on a flat plate
3. Create the scariest alien and give it a name
4. Build the most intricate snowflake mosaic on a flat plate
5. Build a Lego crane with a working pulley
6. Build a Lego pyramid

The overall winner will win a Family Movie Pass at the Crossing Theatre.

To get a copy of the terms and conditions of entry please click on the link below:

 Narrabri Shire Libraries Lego Challenge Conditions of Entry 2021.

 

Use of public sewing machine.

Narrabri Shire Libraries now have available a sewing machine for public use. 

You can now book one-on-one sessions to use a sewing machine at your local library
Make a mask or make an environmentally friendly shopping bag for your vegetables.
For more details or to book a session call 6792 3336.

To book a session, the user must adhere to the following Terms and Conditions:

  • Patrons will need to provide their project materials, e.g., material, pattern/instructions, thread, elastic, etc.
  • Sessions will be strictly half an hour one-on-one. Participants may book an additional session if it is available.
  • Bookings are essential.
  • Subject areas for tutorials are limited.
  • Details of the desired project must be confirmed before session booking to ensure the tutor has the appropriate skill set.