Locations and opening hours

There are eight libraries across the inner west: Ashfield, Balmain, Dulwich Hill (Emanuel Tsardoulias Community), Haberfield, Leichhardt, Marrickville, Stanmore, St Peters/Sydenham (closed for building upgrades) and Council's historical archive centre in Petersham.

Libraries to reopen 2 June 2020

Some Inner West Council libraries will reopen to the general public on Tuesday 2 June, in line with advice from NSW Health. This has changed due to a delay in receiving the public health order.

Ashfield, Balmain, Leichhardt and Marrickville libraries will be open:

Monday to Thursday, 9am to 7.30pm
Friday, 9am to 5.30pm
Saturday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

Haberfield and St Peters libraries are currently closed for refurbishment. Emmanuel Tsardoulias Community library at Dulwich Hill and Stanmore library remain closed due to limited capacity

Find our libraries

Ashfield library

Ashfield Library

Level 3, 260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield

Monday to Thursday, 9am to 7.30pm

Friday, 9am to 5.30pm

Saturday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

Book chute located on Liverpool Street opposite the bank.

02 9392 5588

 

library@innerwest.nsw.gov.au
Access details for Ashfield Library (DOCX 14.7MB)

Balmain library

Balmain Library

370 Darling Street, Balmain

Monday to Thursday, 9am to 7.30pm

Friday, 9am to 5.30pm

Saturday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

Book chute located on the left end side of Balmain Town Hall.

02 9392 5588

Located in the historic Balmain Town Hall in the hub of the busy Darling street shopping precinct.

library@innerwest.nsw.gov.au
Access details for Balmain Library (DOCX 8.8MB)


Emanuel tsardoulias library

Emanuel Tsardoulias Community Dulwich Hill Library

362-372 New Canterbury Rd, Dulwich Hill

Temporarily closed
Book chute closed due to construction work to the building.

02 9392 5588

Our contemporary, pocket sized neighbourhood library.

library@innerwest.nsw.gov.au
Access details for Emanual Tsardoulias Library (DOCX 9.4MB)

Haberfield library

Haberfield Library

78 Dalhousie Street, Haberfield

Temporarily closed

02 9392 5588

Located in the historic garden suburb of Haberfield, this neighbourhood library has a garden to match.

 

library@innerwest.nsw.gov.au
Access details for Haberfield Library (DOCX 10.9MB)

Leichhardt library

Leichhardt Library

Piazza Level, Italian Forum, 23 Norton Street, Leichhardt

Monday to Thursday, 9am to 7.30pm

Friday, 9am to 5.30pm

Saturday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

Book chute located beside the entrance, on the Piazza level, The Italian Forum.

02 9392 5588

A busy library with loads of children's programs, an impressive Italian collection and a piazza to match.

 

library@innerwest.nsw.gov.au
Access details for Leichhardt Library (DOCX 10MB)

Interior of Marrickville Library

Marrickville Library and Pavilion

Patyegarang Place, 313 Marrickville Road, Marrickville

Monday to Thursday, 9am to 7.30pm

Friday, 9am to 5.30pm

Saturday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

Book chute located on Marrickville Road to the left of the cafe window.

02 9392 5588

This stunning newly opened library has to be seen to be believed.  Come and say hi!
Stanmore Library

Stanmore Library

Douglas St, Stanmore

Temporarily closed
Book chute located to the right of the library entrance.

02 9392 5588

You can't miss the wonderful artwork that takes over the whole of this neighbourhood library.

library@innerwest.nsw.gov.au
Access details for Stanmore Library (DOCX 5.3MB)

Selected branches open

Date Ashfield Library Balmain Library Haberfield Library Leichhardt Library Marrickville Library Dulwich Hill Library Stanmore Library
Monday 9am-7.30pm 9am-7.30pm Closed 9am-7.30pm 9am-7.30pm Closed Closed
Tuesday 9am-7.30pm 9am-7.30pm Closed 9am-7.30pm 9am-7.30pm Closed Closed
Wednesday 9am-7.30pm 9am-7.30pm Closed 9am-7.30pm 9am-7.30pm Closed Closed
Thursday 9am-7.30pm 9am-7.30pm Closed 9am-7.30pm 9am-7.30pm Closed Closed
Friday 9am-5.30pm 9am-5.30pm Closed 9am-5.30pm 9am-5.30pm Closed Closed
Saturday 10am-5pm 10am-5pm Closed 10am-5pm 10am-5pm Closed Closed
Sunday 10am-5pm 10am-5pm Closed 10am-5pm 10am-5pm Closed Closed

Fees and charges

Fees and charges including photocopying, local history research and overdue items are now available for libraries here(PDF17.5KB).

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