COVID-19 update: In line with today’s announcement by the NSW Government masks are compulsory for visitors and staff at all library branches and the museum from 4pm on Tuesday, 22 June.

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COVID-19 and your library service

Liverpool City Council is committed to providing services to the 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.

Liverpool City Library including branches and Liverpool Regional Museum are open.

Please visit Council's website for up-to-date information about Council facilities and services.

For information about novel coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit the Australian Government and the NSW Health websites. Click here for information translated in different languages.

The library has resumed regular opening hours.

See Contact Us for opening hours.

To manage physical distancing and our customer’s safety, there is a capacity of:

  • 250 customers for Liverpool
  • 100 customers for Carnes Hill
  • 50 customers for Casula, Green Valley and Moorebank
  • 10 customers for Miller

Limited public access computers will be available to ensure social distancing requirements.

Click and Collect is available, reserve your titles and we will contact you when they are ready to pick up.

Visit the What’s On to see programs and events happening in our libraries and online.

Please be patient as staff manage services in current situations.

When you visit

To keep everyone safe, library staff are working to the Department of Health’s guidelines. Ensure you maintain social distancing and frequently wash your hands. Hand sanitiser will be available throughout the building.

If you are sick or self-isolating do not visit or return your library items for 14 days, contact us or login to the library app to renew your loans.

Your assistance will ensure everyone’s safety.

For more information contact us on (02) 8711 7177 or email to:  library@liverpool.nsw.gov.au

Liverpool Regional Museum & Family History Centre is open. All galleries are open.

Hours of opening Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm.

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.

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 open.

Can I borrow from my local library?

Yes you can,  Click and Collect is available from all locations.  We also have a great range of digital resources including eBooks, eAudiobooks, and  eMagazines, which you can access for free 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 open 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 have now resumed at each location. Additional risk measures have been taken to ensure community safety whilst attending a program. See the What’s On for details.

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.

Go to the SBS Website

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

The Coronavirus Research Database is 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 Reserarch Database