Take a Book, Give a Book, Share a Book.

Street Libraries in Port Macquarie are easily accessible, they help promote a love of reading and create positive neighbourhood connections.

“Street Libraries are a window into the mind of a community; books come and go; no-one needs to check them in or out. People can simply reach in and take what interests them; when they are done, they can return them to the Street Library network, or pass them on to friends.”
~ Mid North Coast Library Service

Street Libraries

There’s currently over a dozen Street Libraries in the Greater Port Macquarie, they include:

“Street Libraries are a beautiful home for books, planted in your front yard. They are accessible from the street, and are an invitation to share the joys of reading with your neighbours.”
~ Street Library Australia

Not in the Greater Port Macquarie? Find a Street Library near you by visiting Street Library Australia.

Beechwood Barter Box

733 Beechwood Road Beechwood NSW 2446

“An old box with offerings for all. Books for Mum, Dad, Nan, Pop and all the kids too. You can also find some seeds in the secret draw to swap. Please be kind and fair to make sure there is plenty to share.”
~ Beechwood Barter Box

Books on Bangalay

7 Bangalay Drive Port Macquarie NSW 2444

“Constructed of ‘bits from the garage’ this very visible colourful addition is holding some 39 books ready for your selection and/or addition to leave, swap or just take.”
~ Books on Bangalay

Bourne to Read

39 Bourne Street Port Macquarie NSW 2444

“Lots of children’s books and adult books, something to suit everyone. You’re welcome to borrow a book any time and pick some herbs from our garden to take home.”
~ Bourne to Read

Goodstart Port Macquarie Street Library

10 Emerald Drive Port Macquarie NSW 2444

“There are lots of different books to read. The aim of the Street Library is that you can take a book, borrow a book or swap a book from home.”
~ Goodstart Early Learning Port Macquarie

Lake Cathie Street Library

63 Abel Tasman Drive Lake Cathie NSW 2445

“We have always been advocates for the value of reading from a very early age and well into retirement and hope the library will benefit the neighbourhood.”
~ Lake Cathie Street Library

Milkbar Town Beach

40 William Street Port Macquarie NSW 2444

“We have setup the library for travellers who maybe staying in the resort upstairs or the many locals who live in the apartments around us.”
~ Milkbar Town Beach

Mill Hill – Water Tank Book Bank

24 Mill Hill Port Macquarie NSW 2444

“Come grab a book, relax for a while on our little bench and enjoy the view down to Little Fish Cafe Vineyard!”
~ Mill Hill – Water Tank Book Bank

Sussex Street Library

7 Sussex Court Port Macquarie NSW 2444

“The Sussex Street Library stared its life as a dolls house. After many years the dolls house became unused and gathered dust. A new life, a new beginning … how exciting!”
~ Sussex Street Library

Street Library on Swift

39 Swift Street Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Street Library on Swift was the first official and registered Street Library in Port Macquarie. Primary book focus is on kids and tweens.

“Welcome to our ‘Street Library on Swift’, Port’s first official and registered Street Library. Its book focus is on kids and tweens, but I’m sure as time goes on it’ll have books for the grown-ups too!”
~ Street Library on Swift

The Lost Plot Chronicles

Central Road Port Macquarie NSW 2444

The Lost Plot Chronicles Street Library sits in the beautiful community gardens, The Lost Plot.

“We have parents and kids come to the garden once a week. We have gardening and food books for the parents and many children’s books for all ages.”
~ The Lost Plot Chronicles

Wacky Wayfield Way

4 Wayfield Way Port Macquarie NSW 2444

“We would love to share our passion for reading with our neighbours. Come and enjoy our Street Library. We have a wide variety of books to cater for all ages.”
~ Wacky Wayfield Way

Word on the Street

Ferry Reserve Shoreline Drive North Shore NSW 2444

“Our library is on the North Shore of Port Macquarie near a small children’s playground with a stunning view of the Hastings River. There’s a nice collection of adult and children’s books.”
~ Word on the Street

Yarramundi Road Library

1 Yarramundi Road Port Macquarie NSW 2444

“A selection of good quality books, games and magazines to appeal to wide range of tastes. Baby and children’s, preteen and young adult, fiction and non fiction. For the grown-ups classics and contemporary books, novels, bio’s and non fiction. Some educational games and quality magazines.”
~ Yarramundi Road Library

Things To Do

There’s also many other things to do for the kids to do in the Greater Port Macquarie, including:

Water Activities

Discover all the fun water activities available for your family to enjoy on the Mid North Coast, there’s something for everyone.

We’d appreciate your help in keeping this information up to date and in ensuring we have covered everything on Street Libraries in Greater Port Macquarie. If you have anything to add to this page or feel a correction should be made please contact us, we’d love to hear from you!

Page last updated: Friday 17 April 2020