Swansea Library, kariyawangba

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Positioned in the Swansea Centre, the library is located in a joint facility with the Lake Macquarie Visitor Information Centre and SEEN@Swansea exhibition space. Swansea Library has an open plan design, providing a relaxing environment to meet people’s needs.

Swansea Library offers four meeting rooms of varying sizes catering up to 120 people. Some rooms have access to a commercial kitchen (fee applies). All rooms are available to be viewed. To make an appointment or booking, please contact the Swansea Centre.

 Meeting room amenities include:

  • electronic whiteboard
  • data projection unit is available for hire
  • screen
  • BenQ interactive display
  • chairs and tables

About Swansea Library, kariyawangba

The word kariyawangba means “southwards” in Awabakal and refers Swansea as the southernmost point of Lake Macquarie. kariyawangba is also the cultural name given to Swansea Library.

You can listen to the cultural name of the venue in the player below.


Dhumaan ngayin ngarrakalu kirraanan barayidin

We remember and respect the Ancestors who cared for and nurtured this Country.

Ngarrakalumba yuludaka bibayilin barayida baaduka

It is in their footsteps that we travel these lands and waters.

Lake Macquarie City Council dhumaan Awabakala ngarrakal yalawaa, yalawan, yalawanan

Lake Macquarie City Council acknowledges the Awabakal people and Elders past, present and future.

Cultural information provided by Miromaa Aboriginal Language and Technology Centre.


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