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COVID-19 Service updates
As per current regulations, it's recommended that all visitors (over 12 years of age) wear a mask while visiting our Library and Knowledge Centres. Together we help stop the spread of the virus and keep each other safe.
For a full list of changes to Council services due to the pandemic, click here.
Our physical newspaper collection has reopened.
You can read daily newspapers such as the Daily Telegraph, Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian at all nine libraries. Community language newspapers are also available.
For now, newspapers will be kept behind the library front counters, so please show your library card and request your favourite from our staff. We recommend wearing a mask when reading and handling newspapers.
For more, speak to our friendly staff behind the counter or call 9789 9423
Opening hours for all branches
You can browse our collections, sit in our study rooms, take advantage of free WiFi and use our computers across all nine branches. We are a COVID-safe workplace, so social distancing and hygiene measures still apply and the number of people allowed at each branch and in each quiet room depends on the size of the library.
Chester Hill, Lakemba, Panania and Riverwood Libraries
All branches closed on public holidays.
Resources available through the eLibrary continue to operate as normal and are available 24/7. Access a range of online services here.
Our Click and Collect service lets you reserve your favourite resources, including books, magazines and DVDs, over the phone or online.
It's easy as 1, 2, 3
Please bring your ID with your photo and current address in case your card has expired recently; we can renew it for you when we view your ID.
Using computers and printers
Computing and printing facilities will be available at all nine branches with a time limit of up to 2 hours per session. Please contact your local library for availability and book before attending to avoid disappointment.
For more information,
call your local branch.
24/7 return chutes
The 24-hour return chutes remain active at Bankstown, Campsie, Chester Hill, Lakemba and Riverwood libraries. Otherwise returns can be processed manually at all branches. Returns are quarantined for 24 hours before processing.
This plan outlines what we are doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 with the health and safety of staff and customers in mind, as well as what you can do to assist us. You can see the plan here »
For general queries and feedback, please contact us or phone
9789 9423 and follow the prompts. Click on "Locations and Memberships" below to find your local branch contact details.