Waterloo Library

The Waterloo Library is located in the Waterloo Town Hall, where it first opened in 1972. It is home to the network's Koori collection and Russian collection.

To become a City of Sydney library member, complete an online application or fill in a form when you next visit. It is free to join if you are a NSW resident.

770 Elizabeth Street
Waterloo NSW 2017

02 9288 5688

Opening hours

  • Monday to Thursday: 10am–6pm
  • Friday: 10am–5pm
  • Saturday: 11am–4pm
  • Closed on Sundays and public holidays.

The after-hours return chute is on Kellick Street.

Accessibility

Loans, renewals and returns

  • You can borrow as many as 30 items for as long as 3 weeks.
  • You can renew items online (with your library card number) or you can send an email to library@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au.
  • You can also call us or visit the branch.

Community languages

  • Chinese books
  • Russian books
  • Chinese newspapers
  • Russian newspapers
  • Vietnamese newspapers
  • Chinese magazines
  • Chinese DVDs and CDs
  • Russian DVDs and CDs
  • What’s on
  • Storytime @ Waterloo
    Friday 17 August 2018
  • Event details

    Storytime is a fun session of storytelling and craft for pre-schoolers. The session fosters an early love of reading and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Bookings are not required but session numbers are limited so please ensure you arrive early to secure your place.

    There are no sessions during NSW school or public holidays.

    Waterloo Library
    Fridays, 11am to 11.45am

    Friday 9 February to Friday 31 August 2018

    Except Good Friday, Friday 20 April, Friday 27 April, Friday 13 July and Friday 20 July

  • Rhymetime @ Waterloo
    Friday 17 August 2018
  • Event details

    Rhymetime is a lap-sit program for babies. The session combines rhymes, music, singing and puppets to develop early literacy skills.

    For 0 to 2 year-olds.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Waterloo Library
    Fridays, 10am to 10.30am

    Friday 9 February to Friday 31 August 2018

    Except Good Friday, Friday 20 April, Friday 27 April, Friday 13 July and Friday 20 July

Join the library

Membership is free for NSW residents. Complete the online application form and enjoy borrowing up to 30 items for 3 weeks.

Last updated: Tuesday, 31 July 2018