Inner West Libraries are closed until further notice. This decision is for the ongoing health and safety of our community and staff.

Returns can be made at our book chutes. All loans have been automatically extended, you are welcome to hold onto our resources until we re-open again.

Click and Collect available

Borrow items via our Click and Collect service.

Books, magazines and DVDs from all eight Inner West Libraries can be reserved and collected from one of our branches.

How it works

Reserve up to 40 titles online or via phone.  
Nominate your pick-up point: Ashfield, Balmain, Leichhardt or Marrickville libraries.
We will text or email when items are available for collection. They will be held for five days. 

Your reservations will be immediately issued to your card to provide a contactless pick up of your items.

When collecting have your library card or ID for confirmation. 
Pick up at your nominated library entrance. We are open Monday -Friday 9am-5pm and  weekends from 10am-5pm.  



Safety First

To ensure everyone' safety, library items will be held inert for 24 hours prior to being loaned. If you are sick or self-isolating please do not return items for 14 days (late fees will be waived).
A home delivery service to everyone who is self isolating or at risk is available. Contact the home library on 9335 2134 or 9392 5109.
For more information on all of these services phone us on 9392 5588 or visit:


The e-collection provides a selection of children and adult books, movies, magazines and opportunities for on-line learning. (You will need to download some third party apps)

Phone: 9392 5588