Inside the library as you enter, computer on the right and book shelves either side.
Step seating  and  people sitting on big cushions.
2 adults with their children sitting at a table reading to their children and books on shelves behind them.

In a historic building known as the Salvation Army Citadel just off King Street, this library is popular with locals, students and families.

Opening hours

Open to visit to browse and borrow, read and use the self-service computers and desks. The returns chute is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Monday to Friday

    10am to 6pm

  • Saturday and Sunday

    10am to 4pm

  • Public Holidays



  • Wifi included

    Free wifi

  • Print, copy and scan included

    Use your membership card or purchase a casual use ticket from the self-service kiosk.

  • Self-service computers included

    Desktop computers and laptops, available for use, some with Adobe Creative Cloud.

  • After-hours return chute included

    Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


  • Onsite mobility parking included

    1 onsite mobility parking located right in front of the building at 5 Brown Street Newtown.

  • Mobility parking within 300m included

  • Level access entrance included

    4 steps or a ramp with a handrail, 950mm wide.

  • Entry door type included

    Automatic - single sliding door, open sideward, 1080mm wide.

Explore our collections

There’s more than just books at the library. Explore music, makerspace kits, video games, toys, film and more, all free to borrow.