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Christmas Opening Hours 2018

City Library (Rundle Place, Rundle Mall)

  • Monday 24th December - 10am to 5pm
  • Tuesday 25th December - CLOSED
  • Wednesday 26th December - CLOSED
  • Thursday 27th December - 10am to 5pm
  • Friday 28th December - 10am to 5pm
  • Saturday 29th December - 10am to 5pm
  • Sunday 30th December - 12pm to 5pm
  • Monday 31st December - 10am to 5pm
  • Tuesday 1st January - CLOSED

Hutt Street and North Adelaide Library will be CLOSED from Sunday 23rd December 2018 up to and including Tuesday 1st January 2019. 

Normal Opening Hours for City Library, Hutt Street Library and North Adelaide Library resume Wednesday 2nd January 2019. 

24 hour chutes are available for returns at each library location and at Adelaide South West Community Centre. You can renew items online at

You can access a PDF version of our Christmas Opening Hours here

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


Adelaide City Libraries Access Guides 

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 (77 Grenfell Street).

Public Transport


The following Adelaide Metro bus stops are located close to the City Library:

F4 and G2 Northern side of Grenfell Street

T3 and T2 Southern side of Grenfell Street

X1 and Y1 Rundle Mall side of Pulteney Street

B1 and B2 on opposite side of road

X2 and C2 King William Street

The Adelaide Metro City map provides a quick reference to find service timetables and stops in the city via


Distance from the City Library: 650 m

The Adelaide Railway Station, located on North Terrace next to Parliament House, is the central station for all Adelaide metropolitan trains. Train timetables can be found on the

Adelaide Metro website:


Distance from the City Library: 280 m

The closest tram stop is located near Rundle Mall’s western entrance. Tram journeys are free between South Terrace along King William Street, North Terrace and the Entertainment Centre on Port Road.

The Adelaide Metro accessibility guides and videos can be viewed here:

For more public 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)

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