Leichhardt Library

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


Piazza Level, Italian Forum,
23 Norton Street, Leichhardt 

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 beside the entrance, on the Piazza level, The Italian Forum. 

Getting to the library  

By train

From Petersham Station
A 14 minute walk from Petersham Station (T1, T2 and T9 lines)
From Stanmore Station
A 12 minute walk from Stanmore Station (T1, T2 and T9 lines)

By bus

The following buses can get you to Leichhardt Library:
413: Campsie to Central Pitt Street (Stop ID 204078)
440: Bondi Junction to Rozelle (Stop ID 204026)
445: Campsie to Balmain (Stop ID 204026)
461X: Burwood to City Domain (Stop ID 204078)
480: Strathfield to Central Pitt Street (Stop ID 204078)
483: Strathfield to Central Pitt Street (Stop ID 204078)

By bike

The Cycleway Finder shows options for cycling in the area.

By car

Car parking available on site via Norton Street or Balmain Road.
Time limits and ticketed parking do apply. See Italian Forum parking 


(02) 9392 5588 (Library services)

Email icon library@innerwest.nsw.gov.au


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