In the beautiful old Waterloo Town Hall building, this library has been popular with locals since it opened in 1972. It is home to our Koori and Russian collections.
Check changes to venue opening hours and services
Before visiting our venues and facilities, please check if there are any changes to the usual opening hours and services.
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic we’re experiencing staffing shortages. Where we’re unable to find replacement staff to operate facilities safely at short notice, reduced services and opening times may be in place.
Open for browse and borrow, with access to study desks and computers.
Returns chute open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Monday to Friday
10am to 6pm
Saturday and Sunday
Self-service computers included
After-hours return chute includedOn Kellick Street. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Print, copy and scan includedUse your membership card or purchase a casual use ticket from the self-service kiosk.
Wifi includedFree wifi
Recycling station includedDrop off batteries, mobile phones and light bulbs inside the main entrance.
Children’s area included
Onsite mobility parking not included
Mobility parking within 300m included
Level access entrance included
Ramp access with handrails, 123cm wide.
Entry door type includedAutomatic: double doors, each 560mm wide, open inwards.
Accessible toilets included1 with LH.
Ambulant toilets not included
Changing places facilities not included
Hearing support system not included
Wheelchair access included
Explore our collections
Library collectionsKoori collection
Library collectionsToys collection
Library collectionsMagazine and newspaper collection
Library collectionsCommunity languages collection
Library collectionsBook collection
Library collectionsChildren and family collections
Library collectionsLocal history collection
Library collectionsReference and special collections
Library collectionsResearch and homework databases
Library collectionsMakerspace kits
Library collectionsGreen your life collection
Library collectionsFilm and TV collection
History & archive collectionsBooks about Sydney’s history
Library collectionsMusic collection
Library collectionsVideo game console collection
Library collectionsMusical instruments collection
Talks, courses & workshopsWe have a new program of events you can join in our branches or online, including talks, classes and book clubs. See what’s coming up or available to watch now.
Talks, courses & workshopsOur librarians present fun storytime sessions for pre-schoolers and rhymetime for 0 to 2 year-olds.
Talks, courses & workshopsA dedicated makerspace and multipurpose room to create, invent or tinker.