STEAM Centre at Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre

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The STEAM Centre of Excellence is located within the Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre, situated at the rear of Central Square Shopping Centre.

This newly refurbished building is your go-to for state-of-the-art technologies, programs and borrowable tech in the special interest areas of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.

Come and try out what's possible at a workshop, or pop into the Altona Meadows Library and chat to one of our friendly staff members. 

Features

  • Two technology pods
  • A media podcasting space equipped with lights and green screen
  • Makerspace purpose built for collaboration and creation
  • An interactive floor feature
  • PC Computers and Apple Macs
  • A variety of items are available to loan within the Altona Meadows branch, see desk staff on the day to see what is available.
  • An expertly curated Library of Things collection including STEAM, Content Creation and Accessibility technologies. 
  • In addition to the books, magazines and AV material in all branches Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre has community language collections in Arabic, Chinese and Vietnamese.
  • Large Community meeting room with stadium seating and presentation equipment, available for hire.

Frequently asked questions(PDF, 108KB)

 

Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre Council+ service site

Bookable Spaces

Media Room

Contains:

  • Screen with HDMI/USC-C input
  • LED lights and green screen
  • Table and 2 x chairs

No charge to use. To enquire about booking the media room, please ask a customer service staff member in branch or call 1300 179 944.

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Training Room

Capacity / Computers for 10 people

  • Trainers PC
  • Wireless Mouse and Keyboard
  • Data projector

Charge

  • $17 per hour (community)
  • $25 per hour (corporate)

 

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Community Meeting Room Two

Capacity/seating: 100 people - theatre style

  • Includes access to a kitchen with crockery for up to 100 people
  • Data projector
  • Microphone system

Charge

  • $29 per hour (community)
  • $62 per hour (corporate)

 

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Council + Meeting Pod

A fully enclosed sound-proof meeting room offering privacy with access to a large screen.

To book please ask a customer service staff member in branch or call 1300 179 944.

 

 

 

 

To book Community Room 2 and the Training Room please complete the Venue Hire Enquiry Form below.

Venue Hire Enquiry

Public PC programs available

Design and MAC software

  • Garage Band (Mac only)
  • Final Cut Pro (Mac only)
  • Adobe Acrobat DC
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Animate
  • Adobe Audition
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Adobe Character Animator
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InCopy
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Lightroom Classic
  • Adobe Media Encoder
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere Pro

Each of our public PCs at Altona Meadows Library has a limit of 3 hours per day per library member and is free of charge.

 

Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre is a Council+ service site

  

The Wall of Wings at Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre

The Wall of Wings was initiated by Coffs Coast artist Penelope Lawry in 2019 as a way for artists and art groups to join the Overwintering Project, an environmental art project that unites artists around Australia to raise awareness our most endangered group of birds, migratory shorebirds, and their habitat.

Click here to find out more

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Location

2 Newham Way, Altona Meadows 3028  View Map

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