Library and Knowledge Centres

Library and Knowledge Centres
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Find out everything you need to know about our libraries and knowledge centres, and other learning facilities across the city. Library & Knowledge Centres Find out everything you need to know about our libraries and knowledge centres, and other learning facilities across the city.  

Important information regarding Canterbury-Bankstown Libraries

All 9 Canterbury-Bankstown Libraries and Knowledge Centres will be closed from 8pm on Monday 23 Mar 2020 until further notice.

Please note the following:

  • Items currently on loan will be automatically renewed on the due date.  Members with borrowed items will not be fined or penalised for keeping items past their due date.  If members wish to return items, and are able to do so, return chutes are available 24/7 at Bankstown, Campsie, Chester Hill, Lakemba and Riverwood Libraries.

  • Members will not be able to place reservations online, nor will staff be able to place them on your behalf.

  • Members are encouraged to visit the library website at to borrow eBooks, eAudio, eMovies, eComics, eMagazines and to discover our extensive range of online resources 24/7.    

  • Not a member?  Join online now to immediately access our online resources.

  • If your library membership has expired please call 9789 9423 and we will verify your details and renew your membership over the phone.  If under 18 years, the guarantor will need to verify personal details.

  • Library staff are available on 9789 9423 Monday to Friday 9am-5pm for general enquiries. Simply phone and select from the branch list to speak directly to a staff member.



eResources eLibrary is convenient and easy to use. It's available 24/7, and delivered straight to your computer, smart phone, iPad, tablet, iPod or MP3 player.
Locations and memberships and membershipsCity of Canterbury Bankstown proudly provides a range of library and knowledge centres across the local area.
Online Catalogue CatalogueWe have full access to all of our library’s collections online, so that you can easily browse from the comfort of your own home.
Collections out about what our library and knowledge centres offer.
Library services servicesWe provide a host of services through our Library Services, including computer training, language classes, homework assistance and much more.
Programs and events calendar and events calendarThere are ongoing programs as well as unique events which take place across the libraries that your Council provides.
Student resources resourcesThe libraries provided by City of Canterbury Bankstown are ideal for students. Read about what you can access.
Local & Family History & Family HistoryOur libraries help make researching your family history easy, providing access to free material to help trace your family tree. Also includes our Watson Anzac website, commemorating the ANZAC Centenary.