Ultimo Library

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Ultimo Library is a vibrant, welcoming library located on level 1 of the Ultimo Community Centre right near the Powerhouse Museum and Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre.

The library is popular with local school children with plenty of spaces to read and study. The dedicated children’s area has regular programming including a bilingual storytime in English and Mandarin.

The library also has a large collection of Chinese language resources.

Portal, a kinetic sculpture in constant colour change was recently installed in the library.

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

02 9298 3110

Opening hours

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

The after-hours return chute is near the Bulwara Road entrance.


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.

Community languages

  • Chinese books
  • Chinese newspapers
  • Chinese magazines
  • Chinese DVDs and CDs
  • What’s on
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