Green Square Library

Green Square Library

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Building community

Almost 11,000 people have moved into the Green Square area since 2000 and there are thousands more to come as development continues. The Green Square Library is located in the historic Tote Building. It has a great selection of books to borrow and the collection is growing fast. We also hold daily newspapers for your reading pleasure.

A Neighbourhood Service Centre for the area is incorporated into the Green Square Library.

To become a member complete an online application or fill out a form when you next visit. It is free to join if you are a NSW resident.

A competition was open to the public to design a new library and public plaza in Green Square. The winner of the competition has been announced and the winning design has been unveiled.

Opening hours

  • Monday to Friday: 10am to 6pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm
  • Closed Sundays and public holidays

Loans, returns and renewals

You can borrow up to 30 items for up to 3 weeks. Renewals are available online or via email to You can also telephone or drop in to the branch.

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


  • Constantly changing collection of books, CDs and DVDs.
  • Wide collection of magazines and newspapers.
  • Free wireless internet.
  • Public access computer.
  • Weekly rhyme and storytime.
  • Weekly bilingual storytime.


Green Square Library
100 Joynton Avenue
Zetland NSW 2017
02 9288 5010

  • What’s on
  • Grandparents Storytime @ Green Square
    Wednesday 6 April 2016
  • Book now

    at a special pre-school twilight storytime with your grandparent or special older person in your life.

    Stories will be themed around grandparent relationships followed by a craft that all the family can enjoy doing together.

    Suitable for children under 8 years old accompanying adults.

    Bookings essential.

    Green Square Library
    Wednesday 6 April 2016 from 4pm to 5pm
  • Tut 101 @ Green Square (8-12 years)
    Monday 18 April 2016
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    Learn how to tut – the dance craze inspired by ancient Egypt – with teachers from acclaimed contemporary dance outfit Shaun Parker & Company.

    These workshops will get you started with the basic moves so you can create your own audition video for a tut battle, or get more from the live main event.

    Tutting features making intricate and rhythmic patterns with the hands, fingers and arms, and is inspired by the hieroglyphics drawn on the tomb of King Tutankhamen.

    Part of Art & About Sydney, Tut by Shaun Parker & Company is an epic new urban work that takes place live on the city streets, projected on buildings, and posted online for all to enjoy.

    Shaun Parker & Company is an exhilarating and bold new company that creates critically acclaimed productions renowned for their integration of stimulating choreographic forms, arresting musical scores and theatrical invention.

    For 8-12 year olds. Bookings essential.

    This session doesn’t work for you? Learn how to tut at different dates and library branches throughout the school holidays.

    Green Square Library
    Monday 18 April 2016 from 11am to 12pm

Last updated: Monday, 1 February 2016