Locations and memberships

Locations and memberships
Photo of foyer of Lakemba Branch Library
City of Canterbury Bankstown proudly provides a range of library and knowledge centres across the local area. Locations membership library Canterbury Bankstown City of Canterbury Bankstown proudly provides a range of library and knowledge centres across the local area.  

​​​Libraries are not just for books (although we have an extensive collection!); they can be accessed for digital resources, computers, classes, activities and more​. Find out what each Library and Knowledge Centre offers by clicking on the links below.

​Library Memberships

Library Membership is free and you can even Join Online. Next time you visit the library, bring your photo ID and proof of name and address to receive your library card.

​​​​​​​​​​​​Under Council's Library Services Policy, which came into effect on 1 July 2018, parents/guardians of children under the 12 years of age must remain on library premises. For more details, down load our Library Services Policy.

Under 16 years of age must have a parent authority to join the library. 

Lost cards can be replaced at a cost of $3 with photo ID/ proof of name and address.

​Locations and Hours

​From Monday 21 September​ 2020, these are the hours at each of the nine Library branches. 
They will be reviewed periodically.

BranchContact detailsOpening hours
Campsie Library and Knowledge CentrePhone: 9789 9423
Address: 14-28 Amy Street, CAMPSIE NSW 2194
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  • Mon - Thurs, 9.30am-8pm
  • Fri, 9.30am-5pm
  • Sat, Sun & public holidays - closed
Earlwood Library and Knowledge CentrePhone: 9789 9417
Address: Corner Homer and William Streets, EARLWOOD NSW 2206
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  • Mon - Fri, 9.30am-5pm
  • Sat, Sun & public holidays - closed
Lakemba Library and Knowledge CentrePhone: 9789 9419
Address: 62 The Boulevarde, LAKEMBA NSW 2195
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  • Mon & Thurs, 9.30am-8pm
  • Tues, Wed & Fri, 9.30am-5pm
  • Sat, Sun & public holidays - closed
Riverwood Library and Knowledge Centre​Phone: 9707 5436
Address: 80 Kentucky Road, RIVERWOOD NSW 2210
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  • Mon & Thurs, 9.30am-8pm
  • Tues, Wed & Fri, 9.30am-5pm
  • Sat, Sun & public holidays - closed
Bankstown Library and Knowledge CentrePhone: 9707 9708
Address: 80 Rickard Road, BANKSTOWN NSW 2200
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  • Mon - Thurs, 9.30am-8pm
  • Fri, 9.30am-5pm
  • Sat, Sun & public holidays - closed
Chester Hill Library and Knowledge CentreTel: 9707 9740
Address: 12 Chester Hill Road, CHESTER HILL NSW 2162
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  • Mon & Thurs, 9.30am-8pm
  • Tues, Wed & Fri, 9.30am-5pm
  • Sat, Sun & public holidays - closed
Greenacre Library and Knowledge CentrePhone: 9707 9744
Address: Community Place, GREENACRE NSW 2190
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  • Mon - Fri, 9.30am-5​pm​
  • Sat, Sun & public holidays - closed
Padstow Library and Knowledge CentrePhone: 9707 9747
Address: 132 Cahors Road, PADSTOW NSW 2211
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  • Mon & Thurs, 9.30am-8pm
  • Tues, Wed & Fri, 9.30am-5pm
  • Sat, Sun & public holidays - closed
Panania Library and Knowledge CentrePhone: 9707 9737
Address: Corner Tower Street and Anderson Avenue, PANANIA NSW 2213
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  • Mon & Thurs, 9.30am-8pm
  • Tues, Wed & Fri, 9.30am-5pm
  • Sat, Sun & public holidays - closed
Little Free LibrariesCampsie Railway Station
Hurlstone Park Railway Station​
Canterbury Railway Station
Belmore Railway Station
  • Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week​

 

 

Campsie Library and Knowledge Centrehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/locations-memberships/campsie-library-knowledge-centreCampsie Library and Knowledge CentreOur library service has undergone exciting and innovative changes, reflecting the dynamic environment of today's public libraries.
Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centrehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/locations-memberships/bankstown-library-knowledge-centreBankstown Library and Knowledge CentreAs more than just a library, Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre has a range of facilities and programs, as well as enviable collections.
Lakemba Library and Knowledge Centrehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/locations-memberships/lakemba-library-knowledge-centreLakemba Library and Knowledge CentreLakemba Library and Knowledge Centre is great for development and research for all ages, and of course, a large collection of books and publications.
Riverwood Library and Knowledge Centrehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/locations-memberships/riverwood-library-knowledge-centreRiverwood Library and Knowledge CentreRiverwood Library and Knowledge Centre has a huge collection of items to lend, activities and cultural events to take part in.
Chester Hill Library and Knowledge Centrehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/locations-memberships/chester-hill-library-knowledge-centreChester Hill Library and Knowledge CentreRead about what you can do at the Chester Hill Library and Knowledge Centre.
Panania Library and Knowledge Centrehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/locations-memberships/panania-library-knowledge-centrePanania Library and Knowledge CentrePanania Library and Knowledge Centre has been open since 1968, and houses an array of key titles and hosts some important programs in the area.
Padstow Library and Knowledge Centrehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/locations-memberships/padstow-library-knowledge-centrePadstow Library and Knowledge CentrePadstow Library and Knowledge Centre has been open since 1959, and in its current existence, it proves itself as a relevant asset to the community.
Earlwood Library and Knowledge Centrehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/locations-memberships/earlwood-library-knowledge-centreEarlwood Library and Knowledge CentreEarlwood Library and Knowledge Centre has a plenty of features; extensive collections of books, publications and fantastic programs.
Greenacre Library and Knowledge Centrehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/locations-memberships/greenacre-library-knowledge-centreGreenacre Library and Knowledge CentreGreenacre Library and Knowledge Centre has continued to grow for over 50 years, and now boasts modern features and extensive collections.
Little Free Librarieshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/locations-memberships/little-free-libraryLittle Free LibrariesLittle Free Libraries is an innovative idea which encourages lending with a difference, absolutely free.
Joining our Library and Knowledge Centreshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/locations-memberships/joining-our-library-knowledge-centresJoining our Library and Knowledge CentresLibrary membership is free and open to anyone. Find out more about how to apply and what your membership entails here.