Your Library from home
Access our services from home
If you are unable to come into one of our branches Maitland City Library has a range of digital options for accessing books, movies, newspapers, music, magazines and information.
If you don’t have a Maitland Library card and you can’t get into a branch you can sign up online here and start to access our collection.
Music buffs can stream classics, new releases and world music from Freegal. Tones and I, Foo Fighters, Billie Holiday, Harry Styles and Pink Floyd are just some of the artists to keep you company while at home or out and about.
Research and study are still possible with Maitland City Library’s e-resources from Encyclopedia Britannica for kids to Family History to academic journals. Find the answers you need and help with assignments.
For children of all ages who are missing storytime sessions Maitland Library has Storybox available. Authors and actors read picture books in these delightful videos.
We have some great activities to do at home, including a Mermaid Sensory bottle, DIY Dreamcatchers, Trojan Horses and Viking Runes. For those who are missing LEGO club we've collected all of our challenges and booklets in one place.
Past Look Who’s Talking events are available as Podcasts, listen to events you’ve missed or relive a favourite. You don’t have to go out to hear from exciting and insightful authors. For other podcast suggestions, check out our curated lists of Podcasts For You.
A Maitland City Library card gives you access to the full range of electronic resources available from the State Library of New South Wales' digital collection. From historic newspaper coverage, scientific research, history, social sciences, art, business and government, your Maitland library card opens up a world of research.
If there are still questions you would like answered, any help we can provide about collections and services or research we can assist you with please contact us directly and we will be in touch with the answers.
Colouring in is a great way to unwind and reduce any stress or anxiety. Some New York artists have come together to offer their work online and free to download.
The Museum of Modern Art, photographer Louise Lawler and illustrator Jon Buller have issued 12 different drawings of installations in the Museum of Modern Art.
From dinosaurs to mandalas Just Colour has a large range of printable colouring in to keep anyone occupied!