Locations

The City of Sydney Library has 9 branches and 2 library link services.

All the branches provide a full range of library services, as well as specific items that cater to their local community.

Library Link in Town Hall House and the Pyrmont Link provide limited services. These links are unstaffed but provide a convenient way to request and borrow books from the library network.

Visit the branch pages below to find out more about the library's full range of services.

Residents who can't physically visit their local branch may be eligible for our home library service.

Temporary closure

The safety of our communities, customers and staff is our top priority.

All library branches and links are closed until further notice. Reserve and collect and pre-booked computer sessions are available at some branches.

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Please note, Kings Cross Library and Kings Cross Customer Service Centre are currently closed. This is a precautionary measure following the closure of 2 nearby restaurants linked to Covid-19 cases.

The Reginald Murphy Community Centre and the Rex Centre in Potts Point are also closed.

These City of Sydney venues have no known links to any Covid-19 cases.

All City of Sydney libraries, community centres and customer service centres are currently opening their doors to pre-booked customers only. Bookings can be made at:

We will continue to monitor the situation and follow advice from NSW Health.

Customs House Library

31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay NSW 2000

Open for reserve and collect, returns and pre-booked computer sessions only.

  • Monday to Friday: 11am to 3pm
  • Closed on public holidays.

No other in-branch services available during these times.

Darling Square Library

The Exchange, levels 1 and 2, 1 Little Pier Street, Haymarket

  • This branch and returns chute are temporarily closed.

Glebe Library

186 Glebe Point Road, Glebe NSW 2037

Open for reserve and collect, returns and pre-booked computer sessions only.

  • Monday and Friday: 11am to 3pm
  • Closed on public holidays.

No other in-branch services available during these times.


Glebe Customer Service Centre

Open by appointment only.

  • Monday and Friday: 11am to 3pm
  • Closed on public holidays.
  • To book a 20-minute appointment, call us on 02 9265 9333.

Green Square Library

355 Botany Road, Zetland NSW 2017

Open for reserve and collect, returns and pre-booked computer sessions only.

  • Monday to Friday: 11am to 3pm
  • Closed on public holidays.

No other in-branch services available during these times.


Green Square Customer Service Centre

Open by appointment only.

  • Wednesday: 11am to 3pm.

To book a 20-minute appointment, call us on 02 9265 9333.

Haymarket Library

Haymarket Library closed on Saturday 14 September 2019.

It’s relocated to Darling Square.

Kings Cross Library

Levels 1 and 2, 50–52 Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross NSW 2011

Open for reserve and collect, returns and pre-booked computer sessions only.

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 11am to 3pm.

No other in-branch services available during these times.


Kings Cross Customer Service Centre

Open by appointment only.

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 11am to 3pm

To book a 20-minute appointment, call us on 02 9265 9333.

Newtown Library

8–10 Brown Street, Newtown NSW 2042

  • This branch and returns chute are temporarily closed.

Pyrmont Link

Corner John and Mount streets, Pyrmont NSW 2009

Open for reserve and collect and returns only.

  • Monday: 10.30am to 2.30pm
  • Closed on public holidays.

No other library services available during these times.

Surry Hills Library

405 Crown Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010

Open for reserve and collect, returns and pre-booked computer sessions only.

  • Monday to Friday: 11am to 3pm
  • Closed on public holidays.

No other in-branch services available during these times.

Town Hall Library Express

Level 1, Town Hall House, 456 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000

  • This library and returns chute are temporarily closed.

Ultimo Library

Level 1, Ultimo Community Centre, 40 William Henry Street, Ultimo NSW 2007

  • This branch and returns chute are temporarily closed.

Waterloo Library

770 Elizabeth Street, Waterloo NSW 2017

  • This branch and returns chute are temporarily closed.

Join the library

Membership is free for NSW residents. Complete the online application form and enjoy borrowing up to 30 items for 3 weeks.