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Temporary closure

The safety of our communities, customers and staff is our top priority.

All library branches and links are closed until further notice. Reserve and collect and pre-booked computer sessions are available at some branches.

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Temporary online membership

We’ve introduced temporary online memberships for City of Sydney residents and ratepayers living in NSW, allowing you to join our library without visiting a branch. With this membership, you can use our reserve and collect service to borrow books, magazines, DVDs and music, language and audiobook CDs. You’ll also get free access to our entire digital collection including ebooks, eaudiobooks, emagazines, enewspapers, and film and music steaming services.

Temporary memberships are now valid until 6 January 2021. When our libraries reopen, you’ll easily be able to convert to a full 3 year membership by visiting a branch. To upgrade and receive your library membership card you’ll need to provide proof of identity, including your current permanent address.

If you’re under 18 years old, your application will need to be endorsed by a parent or guardian.

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