Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre

Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre
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As more than just a library, Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre has a range of facilities and programs, as well as enviable collections. Bankstown Library Knowledge Centre canterbury As more than just a library, Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre has a range of facilities and programs, as well as enviable collections. Library Services
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Due to the NSW Government COVID-19 public health orders, our nine branches are temporarily closed and in-person programs cancelled.

However, you can still join our libraries online and then you can immediately access our eLibrary, which is open 24-7 with eBooks, audiobooks, movies, magazines and more.

Check back here for more updates, or follow us on Facebook.

​​​​​​​Contact details​

Phone: 9707 9704

Opening h​ours

  • Monday to Friday 9.30am-8pm
  • Saturday 10am-4pm
  • Sunday 1-4pm
  • Public holidays-closed​​

​About​​​

​The Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre opened on 6 April 2014 as a new state-of-the-art community facility. It boasts 5,000 square metres ​of library. Designed by internationally renowned architect, Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp (FJMT), the community facility meets the current and future needs of our growing city. ​

Special features include:  

  • Sustainability initiatives include improved performance lighting and efficient air conditioning system;
  • In-lib​rary environmental 'Green Wall' using the natural filtering properties of plants for unique air quality system;
  • Dedicated History@Bankstown library;​
  • 4 hour free basement parking; 
  • Passenger lift.

​Services​

  • Click & Collect​
  • Online Catalogue to search and reserve items, and manage your account ​
  • eResources for leisure and study
  • Browsing of the collection
  • Newspapers
  • 24/7 Book Return Chute
  • Free computers for members
  • Free Wifi
  • Colour and Black& White printing, photocopying and scanning
  • EFTPOS facilities (currently no cash handling at service desks) 
  • Community Information Service
  • Casual seating​
  • Study spaces 

Programs​

Please note, some programs are altered due to Covid-19 restrictions.​

Available online only

Location

80 Rickard Road, Bankstown NSW 2200