Town Hall Link

Town Hall Link

In the heart of town

The Town Hall Link is located in Town Hall House, directly behind the Sydney Town Hall. It houses paperback books for loan and a magazine and newspaper collection for browsing. It is not a staffed branch.

The link provides a convenient way for members to pick up and return books they borrow from the collection of 500,000 items we hold in library branches.

Request a book

Existing members can search our catalogue for books they want to borrow, then contact the branch that holds the items and ask for them to be transferred to the Town Hall Link.

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 City of Sydney resident. Reasonable membership fees apply if you live outside the local area.

Opening hours

  • Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm
  • Closed weekends and public holidays.


The link is for picking up and returning items. It provides:

  • a paperback collection
  • free wireless internet
  • public access computer
  • library catalogue access
  • a phone to get 'help' from a library staff member
  • a casual reading lounge and café.


Renewals are available online (with your library card number) or you can send an email to You can also telephone or drop in to one of the staffed branches.


Town Hall Link
Level 3, Town Hall House
456 Kent Street
Sydney NSW 2001

Please call Customs House Library for more information
02 9242 8555

Last updated: Monday, 26 May 2014