City of Sydney Library branches will be closed on Thursday 8 October until 1pm for an all staff meeting. All branches will re-open to the public at 1pm.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Return chutes are available at the following library branches:
In the 'hood
Newtown Library is located just off King Street, in an historic building known as the Salvation Army Citadel. Built in 1883, the building was renovated to house the library in 1995.
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.
- Monday and Wednesday: 10am to 7pm
- Tuesday: 10am to 6pm
- Thursday and Friday: 10am to 5pm
- Saturday and Sunday: 11am to 4pm
As well as its constantly changing collection of books, CDs and DVDs, Newtown Library offers locals:
- free wireless internet
- public access computer
- scanning, printing and photocopying facilities
- a wide collection of newspapers and magazines
- weekly rhyme and storytimes
- dedicated local history collection
- dedicated gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender collection.
Loans, returns and renewals
Members can borrow up to 30 items for up to 3 weeks. Renewals are available online (with your library card number) or you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also telephone or drop in to the branch.
The after-hours return chute is on Brown Street near the main entrance.
8–10 Brown Street
Newtown NSW 204202 8512 email@example.com
Last updated: Wednesday, 30 September 2015