Search the catalogue

Find books, CDs, DVDs, ebooks and more in the City of Sydney library catalogue.


Access library resources online

Improve your knowledge and keep up to date with our online tools and training courses.


Using the library's login details, members can access more than 50 research and special interest databases. We also have accounts that give members access to a host of local and international newspapers and magazines, including archives. Members can access many of these from their personal computers using the details we provide. Some can only be accessed from library computers due to copyright and contract restrictions.

In-library databases

Please visit this page for our full list of databases that can only be accessed from a City library.

Home access databases

Our complete list of databases you can access at home.


We provide ebooks for loan. You can download ebooks straight to your device through our online catalogue. For more information on how to use this resource, read our ebook guide.


Library members can read more than 130 popular magazines online, with no loan limits or borrowing periods. 


Browse through 3000 local, regional and international publications online, with titles from more than 100 countries in over 60 languages.

Online computer courses

We have put together a list of courses you can do at your own pace.

Community directory

The Community Services Directory is a searchable database that lists local services, which the library updates regularly.

Last updated: Friday, 6 November 2015