Ultimo Library

Ultimo Library

City of Sydney Library
temporary closure

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:

  • Glebe
  • Green Square
  • Haymarket
  • Newtown
  • Surry Hills
  • Ultimo
  • Waterloo
  • Customs House (8am-midnight)
  • Kings Cross (9am-5pm)
  • Town Hall Library Express (8am-6pm)

A community hub

Ultimo Library is a vibrant, welcoming community library located on level 1 of the Ultimo Community Centre.

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


As well as its constantly changing collection of books, CDs and DVDs, Ultimo Library offers locals:

  • free wireless internet
  • public access computer
  • scanning, printing and photocopying facilities
  • a wide collection of newspapers and magazines in English and Chinese
  • weekly rhyme and storytimes in English
  • weekly bilingual storytime in English and Mandarin

Opening hours

  • Monday and Tuesday: 10am to 6pm
  • Wednesday: 10am to 7pm
  • Thursday and Friday: 10am to 6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 12pm to 4pm

Loans, returns and renewals

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

The after-hours return chute is near the Bulwara Road entrance.


Ultimo Library
Level 1, Ultimo Community Centre
40 William Henry Street
Ultimo NSW 2007
02 9298 3110

Last updated: Wednesday, 30 September 2015