Town Hall Library Express

Town Hall Library Express is located in Town Hall House, directly behind Sydney Town Hall. It houses paperbacks for loan, as well as a magazine and newspaper collection for browsing. It’s not a staffed branch. This service provides a convenient way for members to pick up and return books they borrow from the collection of 500,000 items we hold at other branches.

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

02 8019 6477

Opening hours

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



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
  • You can also call us or visit the branch.


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Join the library

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