Extension of Stay at Home Orders: All Liverpool City Libraries and the Liverpool Regional Museum will be closed until the end of September 2021.

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COVID-19 and your library service

EXTENSION OF STAY-HOME ORDER: Liverpool City Libraries and the Liverpool Regional Museum will be closed until the end of September 2021.

The library’s eLibrary can be accessed from the safety and comfort of your home.  You can access many exciting digital resources including eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines.

  • All library programs and events have been cancelled for this period
  • Meeting Rooms will also be closed and we will contact anyone with a booking.
  • If you have library items on loan, you may hold onto them and return them once we reopen
  • There will be no overdue fees during this time
  • 24/7 return chutes are available at Liverpool and Carnes Hill Libraries
  • If you have made a reservation request whilst the libraries are closed, we will contact you to book a time to pick up from Liverpool or Carnes Hill Libraries after 21 September.  All other branches remain closed.  We apologise for any inconvenience.
  • From 21 September the Click and Collect service will be availalbe from Carnes Hill and Liverpool City Libraries.

Liverpool City Council is committed to providing services to our community while closely following information provided by the NSW and Australian Governments about novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  As the situation evolves, we will share updates regularly.

Please visit Council's website for up-to-date information about Council facilities and services, including local vaccination hubs.

For information about Covid-19,  please visit the Australian Government and the NSW Health websites.

We have developed a COVID-19 Safety Plan, based on NSW Government guidelines to create and maintain a safe environment whilst working and visiting the libraries of Liverpool.

To view COVID-19 information resources for kids please visit KIDS.

When can I visit Liverpool City Libraries?

Can I borrow from my local library?

Can I keep my library items longer?

Will I be fined if I can’t return my library items during this time?

How do I return my library items?

Can I hire a meeting room during this time?

Will children’s programs and school holiday activities still be happening?

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When can I visit Liverpool City Libraries?

All Liverpool City Library branches are closed.

Can I borrow from my local library?

The library remains closed but the Click and Collect service is available from 21 September.

We also have a great range of digital resources including eBooks, eAudiobooks, and  eMagazines, which you can access from home 24/7 as part of your library membership.

Can I keep my library items longer?

Yes.  Our loan periods are the usual three weeks.  You may renew your items  online and via the library app. Log in with your library card number and pin number.  Alternatively call us on 02 8711 7177 or email your enquiry.

Will I be fined if I can’t return my library items during this time?

All overdue fines will be waived, if they are incurred while library services are restricted.

How do I return my library items?

There are 24-hour return chutes available at both Liverpool and Carnes Hill Libraries. The return chutes can be found at both library entrances, outside the building. 

Can I hire a meeting room during this time?

Library meeting rooms are closed for bookings.  Please refer to the frequently asked questions in relation to making a booking.

Contact us for further details at rooml@liverpool.nsw.gov.au

Will children’s programs and school holiday activities still be happening?

School holiday and regular children’s programs are cancelled until further notice.

Australian and international news and information about COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccines is available on the SBS Coronavirus Portal in more than 60 languages, including Arabic, Cantonese, Vietnamese as well as English.

SBS is committed to informing Australia’s multilingual communities about the latest Coronavirus developments.

The NSW Health Government has also released  fact sheets and other resources in your language

How do I access Digital resources from home?

Our eLibrary is accessible 24/7 to all library members. The library has a number of digital resources you can access from home, including eBooks, eAudiobooks, databases, and more.  You can access these resources with your library card.

eBooks & eAudiobooks

eMagazines

How do I join online?

NSW residents are welcome to sign up for a library card online. and access our extensive eLibrary collection.

Once you have joined online, you may log in with your temporary borrower id number.

You will receive your Library card number via email (within 48 hours).  Please ensure you enter your email address for quick processing. Your Library card will be posted to your home address at a later date.

Coronavirus Research Database

Includes a collection of journal articles, preprints, conference proceedings, dissertations and more related to COVID-19 and other coronaviruses. It includes comprehensive research background coverage of past pandemics and epidemics, like MERS and SARS, to give researchers and students context around the current global crisis.

Go to the Coronavirus Research Database