Libraries ACT

Welcome to our Corporate Site. We champion literacy, learning and the pleasure of reading and provide a safe and happy environment to our many users and friends.

Go to the NEW catalogue

Click through to go to the new site to search the catalogue, log into your account, book a computer, check out what's on and book into programs and events, and more.

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Join us at the National Multicultural Festival

Visit Civic Library during the National Multicultural Festival (22-23 February).

Get to know renowned chef Adam Liaw from 3.10-3.30 pm on Sunday. Adam will talk about his heritage, family background and how he became a chef.

On Saturday and Sunday, enjoy the Family Space activities, with bilingual story times, ‘My Two Blankets’ story and craft, sprawl and draw, multilingual name badge making, and ‘language jenga’.

20 Feb 2020

We are closed for the Canberra Day public holiday

All our libraries will be closed for the Canberra Day public holiday on Monday 9 March. Return chutes will be open. Check out our eResources from home or eBooks, digital magazines, streaming movies and more.

14 Feb 2020

2020 Reading Challenge

Are you up for our reading challenge? It’s not a competition – unless you make it one - but it is a great way to kickstart your discovery of new books.

14 Feb 2020

Meet the authors

A range of authors are visiting the library in the coming weeks. This is a great opportunity to hear what inspires them, learn about their journey, and get an autographed book! Don’t miss Niki Savva, Peter Rees, Aleesah Darlison, and others. Click through for details.

26 Jan 2020

We are closed for the Australia Day Public Holiday

All our libraries will be closed for the Australia Day public holiday on Monday 27 January. We are open normal operating hours on Sunday 26 January for branches that are open on Sundays. This includes Belconnen, Dickson, Gungahlin, Tuggeranong and Woden branches. Come and visit this weekend to stock up on good holiday reading material!