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.

Customs House Library

31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay NSW 2000

  • Monday to Friday: 10am–7pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 11am–4pm
  • Closed on public holidays.

Glebe Library

186 Glebe Point Road, Glebe NSW 2037

  • Monday and Wednesday: 9am–7pm
  • Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9am–6pm
  • Saturday: 10am–4pm
  • Closed on Sundays and public holidays.
Glebe Customer Service Centre
Monday to Friday: 10am–4.30pm

Green Square Library

355 Botany Road, Zetland NSW 2017

  • Monday to Wednesday: 10am–7pm
  • Thursday and Friday: 10am–6pm
  • Saturdays: 10am–4pm.

Haymarket Library

744 George Street, Haymarket NSW 2000

  • Monday to Friday: 8.30am–6pm
  • Saturday: 10am–4pm
  • Closed on Sundays and public holidays.

Kings Cross Library

Level 1, 50–52 Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross NSW 2011

  • Monday and Tuesday: 10am–7pm
  • Wednesday to Friday: 10am–6pm
  • Saturday: 10am–4pm
  • Sunday: 11am–4pm
  • Closed on public holidays.

Newtown Library

8–10 Brown Street, Newtown NSW 2042

  • Monday and Wednesday: 10am–7pm
  • Tuesday: 10am–6pm
  • Thursday and Friday: 10am–5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 11am–4pm
  • Closed on public holidays.

Surry Hills Library

405 Crown Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10am–6pm
  • Tuesday: 10am–8pm
  • Thursday: 10am–9pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10am–4pm
  • Closed on public holidays.

Ultimo Library

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

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 10am–6pm
  • Wednesday: 10am–7pm
  • Saturday, Sunday: 12pm–4pm
  • Closed on public holidays.

Waterloo Library

770 Elizabeth Street, Waterloo NSW 2017

  • Monday to Thursday: 10am–6pm
  • Friday: 10am–5pm
  • Saturday: 11am–4pm
  • Closed on Sundays and public holidays.

Town Hall Library Express

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

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

Pyrmont Link

Corner John and Mount Streets, Pyrmont NSW 2009

  • Monday to Thursday: 9am–9pm
  • Friday: 9am–6pm
  • Saturday: 10am–4pm
  • Sunday: 10am–4pm.

Join the library

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

Last updated: Wednesday, 2 January 2019