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
  • Rhymetime @ Kings Cross
    Wednesday 26 February 2020
  • 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, all day
    Wednesday 19 February to Wednesday 16 December

    Except Wednesday 15 April,
    Wednesday 22 April,
    Wednesday 8 July,
    Wednesday 15 July,
    Wednesday 30 September and
    Wednesday 7 October
  • Storytime @ Kings Cross
    Wednesday 26 February 2020
  • 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.

    Kings Cross Library
    Wednesdays, 11am to 11:45am
    Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 16 December

    Except Wednesday 15 April,
    Wednesday 22 April,
    Wednesday 8 July,
    Wednesday 15 July,
    Wednesday 30 September and
    Wednesday 7 October
  • Tech Savvy Seniors at Kings Cross Library
    Monday 2 March 2020
  • Event details

    This free series funded by the Telstra Foundation and FACS is designed to help older people gain confidence in basic computer and digital skills.

    Book in for the small group sessions below:

    Introduction to computers: 3 February This workshop covers what a computer is, it’s components and how it’s operated. You’ll learn to use a mouse and keyboard and then road test your skills to create your first document.

    Introduction to internet: 10 February Become familiar with how to access and surf the web so you can go home, sign up for an internet service and hang out on the www’s yourself.

    Introduction to email: 17 February Keep connected to family and friends with email. We’ll walk you through setting up a free Gmail email account and how to send, read and reply to your emails.

    Intro to online shopping: Intro to 24 February From booking a holiday to buying groceries, we’ll take you through the process of buying something and how to stay safe banking and shopping online.

    Introduction to online banking: 2 March Following on from part 1, find out how you can save time paying bills online and learn how to browse, buy and sell using websites like eBay and about payment options like PayPal.

    Introduction to social media: 9 March Get sharp with social media’s famous three: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. We’ll take you through a run-down of which social media to use and when.

    Introduction to iPads: 16 March We’ll walk you through the techy world of the tablet and get you up and running on this handy device.

    Kings Cross Library
    Monday 3 February from 11am to 1pm
    Monday 10 February from 11am to 1pm
    Monday 17 February from 11am to 1pm
    Monday 24 February from 11am to 1pm
    Monday 2 March from 11am to 1pm
    Monday 9 March from 11am to 1pm
    Monday 16 March 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.