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Welcome to Central West Libraries

Central West Libraries is a regional library service with branches at Blayney, Canowindra, Cowra, Forbes, Manildra, Molong and Orange.

Our website gives you access to details of our services and our online resources 24/7. Its also the entry point to our catalogue. Enjoy!


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News and events

To keep up to date with the latest library news and events please follow Central West Libraries on the blogfacebook , instagram or check Eventbrite.com (click on events button) for event listings.

Banjo Paterson Writing Awards Winners

Congratulations to all those who entered the awards. Click on the title to read the entry. The winners are:

Short Story: Paul Clarke, QLD – Dave and Mackie

Poetry: David Taylor, SA – Water Soul

ABC Central West Children’s Awards:

1st Yameen Khan, QLD – The Other

2nd Joshua Abihu, QLD – The Trumpet Calls

3rd Matilda Stafford, Bathurst, NSW – The Accident


From the blog...

Family literacy events return to Orange City Library for the first school term in February 2020. Online bookings  open one week in advance or call 6393 8132. 1,2 Books Monday 3rd February When: Every Monday 10.15 – 10.45am during school … Read more…

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