Libraries ACT

Welcome to Libraries ACT, where our online services are always open.

Are you a library member? If not, join today and enjoy all our free online services from the comfort of your home.

Join the Library Online

Joining the library online just got easier

We have set up a new way to complete your online registration, so you can access all of these great services and resources quicker:

  • Digital books, magazines, movies and music (physical when libraries re-open)
  • Online databases
  • Online programs (e.g. online story time)
  • And more...

All libraries open regular hours with some limited services

All our libraries, including the ACT Heritage Library, are currently open regular hours.

Some services are limited or changed so we can continue to protect the community and our staff, including the Access Canberra Driver Licence Service at Civic Library remaining closed.

If you are visiting any of our branches, please to follow the important conditions we have set:

Click through for more information on these conditions and what services are available

04 Jul 2020

You'll want to stay home for these awesome school holiday activities!

Are you staying home these school holidays? We've got some great ways to keep the kids entertained with Shelly Unwin's baddies writing workshop, Brick Club Challenge, Story Stones at home and Left Lane Outreach Theatre Podcast.

29 May 2020

Questions & Answers about Libraries ACT and COVID-19

Here are some answers to the most common questions we have been asked about being closed, and the current services we can and can't provide.

29 May 2020

Tracks to Reconciliation 2020 Online

Hello! Yuma! We’re excited to be celebrating National Reconciliation Week with Tracks to Reconciliation 2020 Online. Join local Aboriginal song writer Johnny Huckle singing his favourite tunes, online Wiradjuri story time with Larry Brandy, a bush tucker cooking demonstration, downloadable activities for children, and more!

29 May 2020

New Libraries ACT Digital Helpline

6207 7265 | 9.30am–5pm Monday to Friday (except public holidays)
Do you or someone you know need help joining online or getting started with our FREE digital resources? While our branches are closed due to COVID-19, call 6207 7265 and one of our friendly staff will help take you step by step through what to do.