Surry Hills Library
Flying the flag
The existing Surry Hills Library opened in 2009 and has won a swag of architectural awards for its sustainable design. This flagship City of Sydney building spans 4 floors and also houses a community centre and child care centre. It is located in the heart of bustling Crown Street and is open 7 days a week.
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. Reasonable membership fees apply if you live outside the local area.
- Monday: 10am to 6pm
- Tuesday: 10am to 8pm
- Wednesday: 10am to 6pm
- Thursday: 10am to 9pm
- Friday: 10am to 6pm
- Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 4pm
Surry Hills Library specialises in fashion and design titles, as well as having a significant lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender collection. Other features include:
- a constantly changing collection of books, CDs and DVDs
- free wireless internet
- public access computer
- scanning, printing and photocopying facilities
- weekly rhyme and storytime
- dedicated local history collection.
The Surry Hills Library readers' group meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 6pm to 7pm. Phone the library on 02 8374 6230 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Loans, renewals and returns
Members can borrow up to 30 items for 3 weeks. Renewals are available online (with your library card number) or you can send an email to email@example.com. You can also telephone or drop in to the branch.
The after-hours return chute is on Crown Street near the main entrance.
Surry Hills Library and Community Centre
405 Crown Street
Surry Hills NSW 201002 8374 firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated: Wednesday, 1 April 2015