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COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS: Service updates - as of Monday 3 August 2020
On Monday 3 August 2020, the following opening hours at each branch applies. The re-opening of full library services at all nine branches stages will be reviewed every two weeks. Front desk services are available on a limited basis.
Our Click and Collect service lets you reserve your favourite resources, including books, magazines and DVDs, over the phone or online, before arranging a time for pickup.
It's easy as 1, 2, 3
1. Visit our online library catalogue or call 9789 9423 to reserve items;
2. We'll contact you (via text, email or letter) to let you know your items are ready to pickup;
3. All that's left to do is collect your items!
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.
Resources available through the eLibrary continue to operate as normal and are available 24/7. Access a range of online services here.
Browsing of library collections
Browsing of collections across all nine branches. The numbers of people allowed at each branch will depend on the size of the library while adhering to the rule of a maximum number of people per 4sq m.
There will be no access to physical newspapers.
The click and collect service will continue across all nine branch libraries.
Opening hours for all branches
Bankstown and Campsie Libraries
9.30am-8pm, Mon & Thurs.
9.30am-5pm Tues, Wed & Fri.
Closed on weekends & public holidays.
Chester Hill Library
9:30am-8pm Tues only.
9.30am-5pm, Mon, Wed, Thurs & Fri.
Panania and Greenacre Libraries
9:30am-8pm Thurs only.
9.30am-5pm, Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri.
Earlwood, Lakemba, Padstow and Riverwood Libraries
9.30am-8pm, Mon only
9:30am-5pm Tues, Wed, Thurs & Fri.
HSC Study Sessions
These free sessions are available:
Bankstown Library - Mon, Tues Weds and Thurs nights, 4-8pm
Campsie Library - Mon and Thurs nights, 4-8pm
Bookings are essential – book here.
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.
Using computers, printers and meeting rooms
Computing and printing facilities will be available at all nine branches with a time limit of up to 1 hour per session. Please contact your local library for availability and book before attending to avoid disappointment.
Meeting rooms at Campsie and Bankstown will be available as study and free Wi-Fi access by booking only. All usage must strictly observe the one person per 4sq m rule.
For more information, call 9789 9423.
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 »