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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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Renew Our Libraries!

Central West Libraries Supports the campaign for increased government funding for public libraries in NSW. Click through to find more about the campaign and to sign the petition.


Banjo Paterson Writing Awards

Congratulations to all those who entered this year’s Writing Awards. The 2018 winning entries can be read on the Orange Wiki. The call for 2019 competition entries will open on 17th February.

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 for event listings.



From the blog...

BoardGames Day

It was action stations at Orange City Library for School Holiday Boardgames Day with librarian Sean leading the way playing games like Ticket to Ride, Talisman, Photosynthesis as well as the traditional Monopoly and Scrabble. It is fun for all … Read more…

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