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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.


Welcome to the traditional land of the Ngunnawal people and your library by Aunty Violet Sheridan

Join the Library Online. It’s free!

Enjoy free access to all the great services and resources we have online and in branches.

Be Covid Safe when visiting libraries

We are open regular hours. Check for Covid updates, including free RATs for concession holders.

02 Feb 2023

Our Stories: Biography Book Group

Join us at our NEW monthly program exploring autobiography, biography and memoir genres presented by local authors.

Every Canberran has a story to tell, and the ACT Heritage Library welcomes all to join in the conversation while enjoying some home baking and exploring the stories that make Canberra.

Click here for more information and to register.

14 Dec 2022

Summer at the Library

Libraries ACT is turning up the heat with the hottest FREE activities for the whole family this summer!

There’s so many activities to enjoy. Learn more or register for your favourite free activities.

09 Dec 2022

Big Summer Read

We're thrilled to join our friends in Victoria for their Big Summer Read program! It runs throughout December 2022 and January 2023.

Being a part of the fun is super easy, download the Beanstack Tracker app and register to play! Click to Register

02 Dec 2022

Christmas in Dickson has arrived!

1 December - 18 December
As part of the City Renewal Authority's Christmas in Dickson celebrations, Dickson Library is hosting a number of special Christmas programs and events starting from Thursday 1 December 2022. From live music and dance performances to Christmas themed arts and crafts and story times, there's something for everyone - even the family pet.
Check out what's on and when.

09 Nov 2022

IMAGiNE 2030: What We Heard Report

IMAGiNE 2030: What We Heard Report
After months of hosting workshops for the Libraries ACT co-design project: IMAGiNE 2030, we have put the community's feedback into a report to show you what we discovered and what the community wants!

26 Sep 2022

Don't miss our buzzing School Holiday program

24 September – 8 October
We’ve got a buzzing hive of #FreePrograms to keep all ages entertained. Minecraft, Dungeons & Dragons, slow fashion, Technic LEGO®, Electronic Art, drag make-up workshops, and more.

Book now

26 Sep 2022

Libraries ACT at Floriade 2022

9:30am-12:30pm, Every Wednesday | Floriade
Floriade is back and we’re excited to take some of our most popular children’s programs to celebrate among the blooms.

Check out what’s on and when

26 Sep 2022

Help find Floyd's family

Competition ends Wednesday 28 September
Help Floriade’s mascot, Floyd the pink garden gnome, find his lost family members. There are special prizes up for grabs. Word is some are quite the Library Lovers.

Read more about the competition