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.
All library branches and links are closed for general access.
These services are available at some branches from Monday 19 October:
- Customs House, Darling Square, Green Square, Kings Cross and Surry Hills libraries: Browse and borrow and access computers and study desks.
- Newtown Library, St Helen’s Community Centre, Glebe and Pyrmont Link: Members can reserve and collect loans.
This branch is temporarily closed.
Returns chute open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Monday to 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
Children’s area included
Accessible toilets 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 online events you can join, including talks, classes and book and movie 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. New sessions in English, Mandarin and Auslan are regularly added for kids to watch anytime.
Talks, courses & workshopsA dedicated makerspace and multipurpose room to create, invent or tinker.