Balmain Library

Balmain Library is a lovely community library situated in the historic Balmain Town Hall building, in the hub of the busy Darling Street precinct. 


370 Darling Street, Balmain 

Opening hours

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

Closed during the public holidays in 2024:

New Year's Day - Monday 1 January
Australia Day - Friday 26 January
Good Friday - Friday 29 March
Easter Saturday - Saturday 30 March
Easter Sunday - Sunday 31 March
Easter Monday - Monday 1 April
Anzac Day - Thursday 25 April
King's Birthday - Monday 10 June
Labour Day - Monday 7 October
Christmas Day - Wednesday 25 December
Boxing Day - Thursday 26 December

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

Getting to the library 

By bus

The following buses can get you to Balmain Library:
433: Balmain Gladstone Park to Central Pitt Street (stop ID 204141)
445: Campsie to Balmain (Stop ID 204124)

By car

General street parking available surrounding Balmain Library.
Time limits and ticketed parking may apply.

By bike

The Cycleway Finder shows options for cycling in the area.
There is designated bicycle parking located on Darling Street.

By ferry

From Balmain Wharf
A 15 minute walk from Balmain Wharf (F3 and F8 routes).


(02) 9392 5588 (Library services)

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