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.  
Easter and Anzac Day operating hours     

All Canterbury-Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centres will be closed on the following days:

  • Friday 19 April
  • Saturday 20 April
  • Sunday 21 April
  • Monday 22 April 
  • Thursday 25 April

24-hour return facilities are available at Campsie, Bankstown, Riverwood and Chester Hill Library and Knowledge Centres. An after-hours return chute is available at Lakemba Library and Knowledge Centre.

Trial waive of overdue fines

All overdue library fines will be waived until Sunday 30 June 2019, if overdue items are returned to any one of Council’s nine Library and Knowledge Centres. For more information, contact your local Canterbury-Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre.​





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.
Library services servicesWe provide a host of services through our Library Services, including computer training, language classes, homework assistance and much more.
Locations and memberships and membershipsCity of Canterbury Bankstown proudly provides a range of library and knowledge centres across the local area.
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.
Collections out about what our library and knowledge centres offer.
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.
Library Services Policy Services PolicyUnder Council’s Library Services Policy, which came into effect on 1 July 2018, parents/guardians of children under the age of 12 must remain on library premises.
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.
Student resources resourcesThe libraries provided by City of Canterbury Bankstown are ideal for students. Read about what you can access.