Glebe Library

Glebe Library

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Temporary closures

Glebe Library and Neighbourhood Service Centre: Closed 21 November 2016 and reopens 3 January 2017.

We're installing new self-service kiosks in all our libraries to make borrowing faster and easier. Glebe Library and Glebe Neighbourhood Service Centre are closed while we set up the new system.

Our CBD (One Stop Shop) is open as usual. And our Neighbourhood Service Centres in Redfern, Green Square and Kings Cross are also open.

Find out more on upgrades and closure dates.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Services galore for Glebe

Conveniently located on Glebe Point Road, the Glebe Library shares the same location with the Glebe Neighbourhood Service Centre.

To become a 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.

Opening hours

Please note, the library and Neighbourhood Service Centre are closed from 21 November 2016 and will reopen on 3 January 2017

  • Monday and Wednesday: 9am to 7pm
  • Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9am to 6pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm
  • Closed on Sundays and public holidays.

Neighbourhood Service Centre

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm


As well as its constantly changing collection of books, CDs and DVDs, Glebe Library offers locals:

  • free wireless internet
  • public access computer
  • scanning, printing and photocopying facilities
  • daily newspapers
  • a wide collection of newspapers and magazines
  • weekly rock, rhyme and storytimes
  • toy library
  • dedicated local history collection. 

Readers' group

The Glebe Library readers' group meets on the fourth Friday of the month from 2pm to 3.30pm in the Benledi meeting room. The group is self-run by its members under the auspices of the library. To join the group, just come along to a meeting and you will be made to feel welcome.

Loans, returns and renewals

You can borrow up to 30 items for up to 3 weeks from Glebe Library. Renewals are available online (with your library card number) or you can send an email to You can also telephone or drop in to the branch.

The after-hours return chute is near the main entrance.


Glebe Library
186 Glebe Point Road
(cnr Wigram Road)
Glebe NSW 2037
02 9298 3060

Customer services

Separate to the library, the Glebe Neighbourhood Service Centre offers a range of services. You can make an enquiry, pay your rates, apply for a parking permit, request that graffiti be removed and purchase a card for our aquatic centres. Applications for planning and building certificates can also be lodged here.

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Last updated: Friday, 25 November 2016