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The City of Sydney Library is temporarily closing its branches for one day, Friday 1 August. They will return to normal opening hours the following day, Saturday 2 August.
The closure is for an important professional development session for all staff, to allow us to better meet your needs.
We apologise for any inconvenience.
During the closure
- While the library is closed, you can return your books via the after-hours book drops.
- The City’s two Library Links at Pyrmont and Town Hall House will be open, but will be unmanned.
- You also can visit the library website to reserve library materials, renew borrowed items, and access eBooks and databases.
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Our libraries welcome people to connect, explore and learn. Join the library network to have access to a huge number of books, CDs and DVDs, attend a computer course or head to your local branch for some late night fun.
Servicing the community for more than 100 years, the City’s library network offers a wide range of helpful services, including accessible branches, multicultural programs and exhibition space for artists.
There are 9 library branches in the local area with more to come. Members can also enjoy access to 2 library links where they can pick up items, drop-off books and use the internet.
Head to one of our library branches to make your way through more than 400,000 books available to borrow, as well a large number of CDs, DVDs, audio books and other items.
Find out how to become a member, access the online catalogue, transfer items between branches, reserve or renew items you would like to borrow, among many of our services.
Don't miss our exciting range of events, talks and workshops. We also hold in-library computer courses for office applications, email and social media.
We have several newspaper and magazine databases available for research. We also offer computer and internet training courses you can complete at home.