Opening hours

View opening hours for Christmas & New Year below.

General library hours

Governor Marie Bashir Reading Room

Monday to Thursday 9 am to 8 pm*
Friday 9 am to 5 pm*
Weekends 10 am to 5 pm*

*All requests for collection items must be made at least 1 hour before closing time

Mitchell Library

Monday to Thursday 9 am to 8 pm*
Friday 9 am to 5 pm*
Saturday 10 am to 5 pm*
Sunday

10 am to 5 pm (General Reading Room area only)

Special Collections area closed

*All requests for items from Special Collections must be made at least 1 hour before closing time.

Exhibition Galleries

Monday - Wednesday 9 am to 5 pm
Thursday 9 am to 8 pm
Friday 9 am to 5 pm
Weekends 10 am to 5 pm

The Library Shop

Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm
Weekends 11 am to 5 pm

Shakespeare Room

Tuesdays only 10 am to 4 pm

Café Trim

Monday to Friday 7.30 am to 5 pm
Weekends 10.30 am to 4.30 pm

  

Christmas & New Year

Thursday 25 December 2014 - Closed

There will be reduced opening hours and no collection retrieval from Friday 26 – Monday 29 December 2014 and on Thursday 1 January 2015.

Friday 26 – Monday 29 December 2014  (no collection retrieval)

Governor Marie Bashir Reading Room 10 am – 5 pm
Mitchell Reading Room 10 am – 5 pm
Special Collections in the Mitchell Library CLOSED
Exhibition Galleries 10 am – 5 pm
Library Shop 11 am – 5 pm
Café Trim 10.30 am – 4.30 pm

Tuesday 30 & Wednesday 31 December 2014

Governor Marie Bashir Reading Room 10 am – 5 pm*
Mitchell Reading Room 10 am – 5 pm*
Special Collections in the Mitchell Library 10 am – 5 pm*
Exhibition Galleries 10 am – 5 pm
Library Shop 11 am – 5 pm
Café Trim 10.30 am – 4.30 pm

*All requests for items must be made at least 1 hour before closing time.

Thursday 1 January 2015  (no collection retrieval)

Governor Marie Bashir Reading Room 10 am – 5 pm
Mitchell Reading Room 10 am – 5 pm
Special Collections in the Mitchell Library CLOSED
Exhibition Galleries 10 am – 5 pm
Library Shop 11 am – 5 pm
Café Trim 10.30 am – 4.30 pm

Quick Links

The State Library provides a free Information Request Service.

Macquarie St, Sydney
NSW 2000, Australia
Tel: (02) 9273 1414

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