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Our Mission

Free and equal access to information and knowledge

Our Vision

Inspiring, enriching and engaging our community

Our Values

Respect, commitment with equity and quality of service



Customer Charter

  • Providing an environment that is welcoming and is a pleasant place for you to browse, borrow and read
  • Meeting the needs of library users of all ages
  • Endeavouring to make our resources and services accessible to people with special needs, including the disadvantaged, the housebound and our geographically isolated customers
  • By providing current and relevant library material, and help you to find the information you need
  • By encouraging children and young people to use the Library by offering a range of special activities and services
  • By supporting lifelong learning through access to materials, information technology and guidance
  • By offering a wide range of opening hours in response to Community needs
  • By continuing to welcome customer feedback and strive to continuously improve the resources and services we provide

Policies and Strategies

Bathurst Library Strategic Plan

pdfCustomer Service Charter and Customer Code of Conduct

pdfPrivacy Statement

pdfMembership Policy

pdfLending Policy

pdfPublic Internet Usage Policy

pdfCustomer Exclusion Policy

pdfChildren's Policy

pdfCollection Development Policy


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  • Readers Lounge

    Discover more - what to read next.You can access book reviews, recommendations, and the latest book news. Explore who else writes like your favourite authors and connect with other book lovers.

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  • What's On

    Our What's On page contains links to upcoming events and online programmes for children

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  • Catalogue

    Use our catalogue to search for all items including our eLibrary and eResearch databases

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  • eLibrary

    Download eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines to read anywhere, anytime for free.

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  • Local History

    The Local History collection contains resources relating to the rich history, geography and environment of the region.

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  • Research

    Access research databases for History, Literary and Scholarly purposes. A great resource for students or general interest.

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