Kings Cross Library

Kings Cross Library has long been an important part of the community in this historic inner city area. Recent upgrades to the library include a new level 2 and a kids’ mezzanine area.

Kings Cross Library has the largest number of publicly accessible computers, 16 of them have Adobe Creative Cloud.

The library is open 7 days a week.

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

02 9246 4530

Opening hours

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

Accessibility

Loans, renewals and returns

  • You can borrow as many as 30 items for as long as 3 weeks.
  • You can renew items online (with your library card number) or you can send an email to library@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au.
  • You can also call us or visit the branch.
  • What’s on
  • Storytime @ Kings Cross
    Wednesday 20 February 2019
  • Event details

    Storytime is a fun session of storytelling and craft for pre-schoolers. The sessions foster an early love of reading and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Bookings are not required but session numbers are limited so please ensure you arrive early to secure your place.

    There are no sessions during NSW school or public holidays.

    Kings Cross Library
    Wednesdays, 11am to 11.45am

    Wednesday 30 January to Wednesday 18 December 2019

    Except Wednesday 17 April, Wednesday 24 April, Wednesday 10 July, Wednesday 17 July, Wednesday 2 October and Wednesday 9 October

  • Rhymetime @ Kings Cross
    Wednesday 20 February 2019
  • Event details

    Rhymetime is a lapsit program for babies. The session combines rhymes, music, singing and puppets to develop early literacy skills.

    For 0 to 2 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Kings Cross Library
    Wednesdays, 10am to 10.30am

    Wednesday 30 January to Wednesday 18 December 2019

    Except Wednesday 17 April, Wednesday 24 April, Wednesday 10 July, Wednesday 17 July, Wednesday 2 October and Wednesday 9 October

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

  • Tech Savvy Seniors @ Kings Cross
    Monday 25 February 2019
  • Book now

    This free series is designed to help older people gain confidence in basic computer and digital skills. From searching to surfing, you’ll discover how to browse your way through the web, learn to use an iPad, set up an email address and reconnect with friends on social media.

    Get savvy using our library PCs and dive into the digital world.

    Funded by the Telstra Foundation and FACS.

    Introduction to computers – 4 February
    Introduction to the internet – 11 February
    Introduction to email – Beginners – 18 February
    Introduction to email – Intermediate – 25 February
    Introduction to online shopping – 4 March
    Introduction to online banking – 11 March
    Introduction to social media – 18 March
    Introduction to iPads – 25 March

    Sessions are free, run for 2 hours and cater for 8 people. Bookings essential.

    Kings Cross Library
    Mondays, 11am to 1pm

    Monday 4 February to Monday 25 March 2019

  • Adobe Creative Classes: Premiere Pro
    Saturday 30 March 2019
  • Event details

    About Premiere Pro
    Turn raw footage into flawless productions with Premiere Pro, the industry leading video editing software. Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned pro, you can edit, adjust colour, refine audio and more – all in one seamless, integrated workflow.

    Premiere Pro Beginners
    The Beginners Adobe Premiere Pro course will give you a knowledge of the basic features of Premiere Pro. Starting from scratch with simple tasks including importing video footage, preparing clips, building a sequence and on to final export.

    30 March, 10am to 12pm at Kings Cross Library

    Premiere Pro Intermediate
    Take your skills to the next level with this intermediate Adobe Premiere Pro course. Learn essential video editing techniques, tools, text and audio functions in more detail to get your message across.

    30 March, 12:30pm to 2:30pm at Kings Cross Library

    Premiere Pro Advanced
    This advanced Adobe Premiere Pro course covers the more in depth aspects of the program. Learn keyframe and animation techniques, modify speed, add motion to video and titles, key out green screen backgrounds, colour correct and add colour effects clips.

    4 May, 11am to 1pm at Kings Cross Library

    All classes are held in our library public computer training rooms.

    Continue using your Premiere Pro skills at the library after the class. Access is free for library members.

    Class costs
    2-hour workshop $50. Concession $40.
    4-hour workshop $100. Concession $80.

    Participants must be over 16 years old to attend.

    Kings Cross Library
    Saturday 30 March 2019 from 10am to 2.30pm
    Saturday 4 May 2019 from 11am to 1pm

Join the library

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