Library locations

All Adelaide City Library centres are open.

From 2 June 2020, City Library will be open. Hutt Street Library and North Adelaide Community Centre and Library will remain open.

There will be a maximum of 20 people permitted inside each facility at a time.

You can continue to access online resources by searching the catalogue and exploring the Virtual Library.

Please note the North Adelaide Community Centre facility remains temporarily closed.

Click the button below to read common questions and answers regarding these services and updates. You can also refer to this webpage for the latest update regarding our response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

Frequently Asked Questions

City Library, Hutt St Library and North Adelaide Library will be closed on Monday 8 June 2020 for the Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday.

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

Great service, and your facilities are amazing! I feel like I've just jumped straight into the next century!” – Library visitor

For your convenience there are three libraries in the city area - City Library, located off Rundle Mall, Hutt Street Library and the North Adelaide Library.

Opening hours

While opening hours and offerings vary between the libraries, all have 24-hour return chutes for return of borrowed items. There is also a 24 hour returns chute at Adelaide South West Community Centre and you can choose to collect requested library items from this centre.

All of our libraries offer Justice of the Peace services, are Communication Access accredited, and have printers, photocopiers, public computers, WiFi and internet access.

If you have an electric mobility device you’ll appreciate the recharge station. Just look for the recharge sticker or ask the staff who will be happy to help you. Staff wear a bright green lanyard for easy identification and are trained in the use of communication boards to help those with communication issues. 

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Communication Access accreditation logo

Need more information?

If you have any questions about the Adelaide City Libraries, please contact us at any time:

08 8203 7990

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Find out more about each location and the individual services they offer.

City Library

City Library

The City Library is the largest of our libraries. This modern library is located on one level and offers a variety of programs and services for everyone.

Hutt Street Library

Hutt Street Library

The Hutt Street Library is easily accessible with resources on the ground floor and bookable meeting spaces available on the first floor.

North Adelaide Library

North Adelaide Library

North Adelaide Library is co-located with the North Adelaide Community Centre with library services on the ground floor.