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 renewals@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au. You can also telephone or drop in to the branch.

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

Features

  • 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.

Contacts

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

  • What’s on
  • Bi-lingual Storytime @ Green Square
    Monday 2 May 2016
  • Book now

    Bi-lingual Storytime is a fun session of storytelling and craft activities for pre-schoolers.

    Stories are read aloud in both Mandarin and English.

    Suitable for 3-5 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited to 50 participants. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Bookings not required.

    Green Square Library
    Mondays, 11am to 11.45pm

    Monday 1 February to Monday 19 December 2016

    Except Easter Monday, Monday 11 April, Monday 18 April, Anzac Day, Queen's Birthday, Monday 4 July, Monday 11 July, Monday 18 July, Monday 26 September and Labour Day

  • Rhymetime in Mandarin @ Green Square
    Monday 2 May 2016
  • Event details

    Mandarin Rhymetime is an animated sing-a-long session for babies and toddlers. Song and rhymes are sung in Mandarin.

    For 0-2 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited to 50 participants per session. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Green Square Library
    Mondays, 10am to 10.30am

    Monday 1 February to Monday 19 December 2016

    Except Easter Monday, Monday 11 April, Monday 18 April, Anzac Day, Queen's Birthday, Monday 4 July, Monday 11 July, Monday 18 July, Monday 26 September and Labour Day

  • Storytime @ Green Square
    Wednesday 4 May 2016
  • Event details

    Storytime is fun storytelling and craft for preschoolers.

    It nurtures a love of reading, initiates literacy skills and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited to 50 participants. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Green Square Library
    Wednesdays, 11am to 11.45am

    Wednesday 3 February to Wednesday 14 December 2016

    Except Wednesday 13 April, Wednesday 20 April, Wednesday 6 July, Wednesday 13 July, Wednesday 28 September and Wednesday 5 October

  • Rhymetime @ Green Square
    Wednesday 4 May 2016
  • Event details

    Rhymetime is a lapsit program for babies that combines rhymes, music, singing and puppets to develop early literacy skills.

    For 0-2 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited to 50 participants. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Green Square Library
    Wednesdays, 10am to 10.30am

    Wednesday 3 February to Wednesday 14 December 2016

    Except Wednesday 13 April, Wednesday 20 April, Wednesday 6 July, Wednesday 13 July, Wednesday 28 September and Wednesday 5 October

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

  • Discover drawing
    Saturday 21 May 2016
  • Book now

    Unlock the secrets of drawing through a series of short drawing exercises! Learn about line, tone and contour in this short and sharp drawing workshop.

    You will work from a still life arrangement with a range of drawing materials including pencil and charcoal. You will be guided by a professional artist to build your creative confidence and learn new drawing skills.

    This is a great workshop for developing new ways of seeing in a fun and relaxed environment, with gentle guidance from Drawing Tutor Eleanor Venables.

    Part of the Pine Street Creative Arts taster series.

    Green Square Library
    Saturday 21 May 2016 from 10am to 12pm

Last updated: Tuesday, 29 March 2016