Introduction to Libraries ACT
Library locations and opening hours
Library membership information
Search, request and renew online
How to borrow, search and renew library items
Information about current library policies
Got a question about the library? Find the answer here
Library fees and charges and how to make an online payment
Interested in becoming a library volunteer? Find out what is involved
Key dates and achievements through the years
Read how books and libraries can impact lives.
Phone, email, postal and online information
Reserve a library computer using the online booking system
How to use the library's free internet and wifi services
Services and programs for children and information for parents
Study and job help, youth resources at the library
Collections, services and programs in languages other than English
Infomation about Home Library Service membership and HLS volunteers
Books and other items for, by, and about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Resources for music lovers including sheet music, CDs, DVDs and downloadable MP3s
What is an Inter Library Loan and how to make a request
Community Facility Hire
Information about applications and conditions of use for displays
Find out which newspapers are available at Libraries ACT branches and online
Cafe Ink at Gungahlin and Woden Libraries including opening hours
Information and bookings for regular programs and special events
Rhymes, songs, games and stories for children 0-2 years and their carers.
Stories, rhymes and songs suitable for 3-5 year old children and their parents/carers
Join a Libraries ACT book club or borrow book sets for your independent group
Join a social group at the library. They are a great way to meet people and learn new skills
How to join one of the free and informal English conversation groups that meet at the library
The Reading Hour aims to promote and celebrate the joy of reading in all its forms.
Book Online for Events - via Eventbrite
Reading is a great way to relax and the perfect activity to indulge in over summer. It's also important for children to keep up their reading over the holidays so their reading skills don't decline. Take a look at our top summer tips, take part in the summer reading club for children, and try our reading recommendations for adults.
Make, play, and innovate at the makerspace at Civic Library.
Library Lovers' Day
Log in with your membership number and PIN to search full-text eResources
Download up to 10 books to read or listen to on your computer or mobile device for 1, 2 or 3 weeks.
Download up to 10 eBooks and 10 eAudio books for a 2 week loan period. Download the BorrowBox app for quick and easy access on your Google Android and Apple iOS mobile devices.
Good Reading Online Hub for Book Lovers
Full, enhanced digital editions of popular magazines
Learn the world's most popular languages online or download the app
Hundreds of thousands of free, legal music tracks
Fun, learning-based eResources for kids
Single Search for full text online resources
Information and FAQs about using and finding eBooks and eAudio
Find books to read and information about authors and literature
Search thousands of Australian libraries for books, images, archives and more
Discover, share and preserve your family history with more than 8 billion historical records from all over the world
Access online newspapers from around the world
Information, stories and collections of local historical significance
Research, copying and loans information
ACT Heritage Library collection holdings and finding aids
FAQs and links to information sources about local people, places and events
Database of men and women honoured by the ACT Memorial
Stories of some of the men and women honoured by the ACT Memorial
Location, opening hours, phone and email
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Page last updated on
19 July 2018