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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​​​​​​​Contact details​

Phone: 9707 9704

Opening h​ours - as of 21 September 2020

  • Monday - Thursday, 9.30am-8pm 
  • Friday, 9.30am-5pm 
  • Saturday, Sunday & 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; ​
  • Browsing of the collection;
  • eResources for leisure and study;
  • 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, many programs are altered due to Covid restrictions.​

Not currently available - due to Covid​ restrictions

Location

80 Rickard Road, Bankstown NSW 2200