Skip to City of Adelaide content
Call (08) 8203 7203

Contact & Hours

Australia Day Public Holiday 2018

City Library, Hutt St Library and North Adelaide Library will be closed on Friday 26th January 2018 for the Australia Day Public Holiday.

24 hour chutes are available for returns at each library location and Adelaide Southwest Community Centre.

You can renew items online at

Contact and Hours

City of Adelaide has three libraries based throughout the City and North Adelaide. Find out about each library’s location opening hours and how you can engage with Adelaide City Libraries.

24 hour return chutes are available for returns at each library location and at Adelaide South West Community Centre.

City Library

Map to City Library entrance

(Off Rundle Mall or via Da Costa Arcade)

Alternate Entrance: Rundle Place car park lifts to Level 6.
(Enter Rundle Place off Rundle Mall/ Grenfell St/ Francis St and walk to the car park lift corridor alongside the Crabtree & Evelyn store. Take the lift to Level 6, turn right and follow the signs to the City Library.)

Monday / Tuesday / Thursday: 10.00 am – 6.00 pm
Wednesday: 10am – 7pm
Friday: 10am – 8pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 12pm – 5pm
Public Holidays Closed

Hutt Street Library

235 Hutt Street (view on map)
Monday to Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 2pm
Sunday: Closed

North Adelaide Library

176 Tynte Street (view on map)
Monday to Wednesday: 10am - 6pm
Thursday: 10am - 8pm
Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 11am - 2pm
Sunday: Closed

City Library Access Guide 

The Adelaide City Libraries staff have been working with City of Adelaide Access and Inclusion Advisory Panel (AIAP) to ensure that the library is a welcoming and inclusive place for everyone to enjoy. The AIAP is made up of 12 people with experience of disability.

These library access guides are one of the outcomes of this work.

Use this guide to make your experience of accessing the Adelaide City Libraries and their facilities and services an enjoyable one.


While every effort has been made to provide information within the guides on key accessibility considerations, if you would like to ask specific questions you can:

  • Speak to one of our staff members at the library
  • Give us a call on 8203 7990 or
  • Email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Find Us

Taxi Ranks

Taxi ranks are located at the eastern end of Rundle Mall on Pulteney Street (opposite Hungry Jacks 42/91 Pulteney Street) and on the southern side of Grenfell Street towards King William Street (19 Grenfell Street).

Public Transport

For pubic transport options please refer to our Access Guides or contact Adelaide Metro.


Off street parking, paid parking and bike racks are available throughout the City.  Please refer to our Access Guides for location details.

Contact Us

There is one central phone number and email address for all libraries that you can use for your library inquiry:

Phone: 8203 7990

Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Join Adelaide City Libraries on Facebook! Join Adelaide City Libraries on Twitter!

Sign up to POP! our monthly e-newsletter to stay up to date with What’s On in the Libraries. Be the first to know about upcoming events, promotions, the library collection and culture, arts and learning opportunities in the Adelaide City Libraries.



Back to Top

We are currently trialing a new and improved homepage.

If you would like to continue, choose ’OK’

Thank you for trying the beta homepage.
Please take our survey to share your thoughts and feedback.