Connect and discover.
To be a cultural hub for the community through access to collections, spaces, and experiences.
The privacy of our customers is of the utmost importance to The Mid North Coast Co-operative Library Service and we are committed to protecting your personal information.
Collection development policy
This policy defines the scope and nature of the existing collection for Council and for the public. It assists planning for the continuing development of the Library service.
Library Internet Services
Port Macquarie-Hastings Libraries are committed to the provision of information resources for the people of the Hastings. The internet allows the library to provide access to resources previously inaccessible to our clients. This policy covers use of library internet and computer services.
Meeting & Tech Room Conditions of Use
The rooms are primarily for hire by community groups and organizations within the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council local government area.
The Port Macquarie library provides 8 smaller study rooms behind the computer access area for individual use.
Exhibitions in Library
Port Macquarie-Hastings Library encourages exhibitions by local community and not-for-profit organizations. Exhibitions must meet the Library’s objectives of being an unbiased source of recorded knowledge and ideas.
Home Library Service
Home Library Service is available to those borrowers unable to access the Library and who have no other means of doing so (via family, friends or carers).
Notice boards are provided at all locations for the use and benefit of the community. They are considered an important contribution to the information service provided by libraries.
Borrowing any items from the library is subject to the overdues policy.
Responsibilities of Use
The Library is a free service of Port Macquarie-Hastings Council. The privileges and responsibilities of membership ensure the best possible use will be made of your Library collection.
Library personnel are not responsible for unsupervised or unattended children.
Weeding and Discard Policy
Library materials will be removed from the collection in accordance with the Collection Development Policy.