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.
The safety of our communities, customers and employees is our top priority.
In line with NSW Health restrictions and stay at home orders our pools, libraries, community centres, gyms, customer and neighbourhood service centres will be closed from 5pm on Friday 25 June until midnight on Friday 30 July.
Venues for hire will also be closed and we will contact anyone with a booking.
City of Sydney parks, playgrounds and outdoor fitness stations will remain open in line with directions issued by NSW Health. We will implement additional cleaning for our playgrounds and fitness stations.
Face masks are required on public transport and in all public indoor venues. Visit the NSW Government website for more information on the restrictions.
Open for reserve and collect only.
Returns chute open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Monday and Tuesday
Wednesday and Thursday
2pm to 6pm
Friday 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
Recycling station includedDrop off batteries, mobile phones and light bulbs inside the main entrance.
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 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.