North Adelaide Library

All Adelaide City Libraries are temporarily closed.

As part of City of Adelaide’s planned response to protect the health and wellbeing of our community, we have temporarily closed this facility.

We understand how important these facilities are to you as a customer. We will continue to monitor the situation closely so we may reopen our facility as soon as possible. All updates will be provided on our website which will be updated regularly.

Refer to this webpage the latest update regarding our response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

North Adelaide Library is co-located with the North Adelaide Community Centre with library services on the ground floor. There are a variety of spaces and services including a Reading Room, the History Hub and a children’s area. Meeting rooms, which are located on the second floor, can only be accessed by two flights of stairs.

Location

176 Tynte Street, North Adelaide. The main entrance on Tynte Street has steps and a handrail. There is also a side entrance on the western side of the building via a laneway with ramp access. Simply use the call button to alert staff to open the door.

Hours

Normal opening hours

Monday to Wednesday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Thursday: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Friday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Saturday: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Sunday: Closed

Facilities and programs

The majority of programs at North Adelaide Library are delivered by the North Adelaide Community Centre. You can access specialist local history resources at regular History Hub sessions, or discover other events and activities.

North adelaide library kids section

Children's area at North Adelaide Library

Getting here

The most convenient form of public transport to the North Adelaide library is the bus. The closest stops are Stop 5 on Jeffcott Street (on Wellington Square) and Stop 4 O'Connell Street (at the North Adelaide Village). Use the Adelaide Metro Journey Planner to plan your visit using public transport.

If you are already within the city or North Adelaide, the Adelaide Free connector bus is a great option. The large loop (98a and 98c) connects North Adelaide and the City, while the small loop (99a and 99c) connects the inner city areas that are not serviced by the tram.

Accessibility

The North Adelaide Library is a vibrant, easy to access and welcoming place where people can connect, create and be inspired. 

For information about accessibility in the library, please read the North Adelaide Library Access Guide

While every effort has been made to provide information within the guide 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 [email protected].

Vehicles

Taxis and Uber can drop at the library door. While there is no taxi rank near the library, staff are happy to assist you in calling for a taxi if required.

The North Adelaide Village Carpark offers two hours of free parking for shoppers and contains some disability parking spaces. Enter via Archer Street or Tynte Street.

Paid parking is available off Archer Street, towards Lefevre Terrace but please read the signage before leaving your vehicle.

For full details please read the North Adelaide Library Access Guide.