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Your Library at Home

The Library is here for you!


Whether you're looking for a new book to read, a binge-worthy podcast, inspiring stories, or a fun activity to do at home – you can get all of this and more online at your Library.  

 Access thousands of free ebooks, newspapers from around the world, journals and other resources from home using your Library card.

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Can't find what you're looking for? It's easy, ASK A LIBRARIAN.


A quick mood booster

Get lost in a good story

Discover the many tales within the collection told by Library curators and experts.

Listen to a painting

Lose yourself in these mesmerising soundscapes created by translating works of art into sound. 

Take a virtual walk

Download the Dictionary of Sydney walking tour App and explore historical Sydney from your phone or tablet.

Go to book heaven

With more than 650 images of book covers for our collection, Off the shelf  is Nirvana for book people.

Mind food

Delve into the collection

There are nearly 3 million digital files from the Library’s vast collections accessible online, with more being added all the time!

Read an ebook

A great selection of  6,000+ modern and classic books waiting to be discovered. All free and available to download.

Learn about art from experts

Our experts share some of the stories behind our extensive paintings collection in these audio guides. 

Listen to a podcast

Your ears will thank you for these binge-worthy series.

Keeping kids & students entertained

HSC study guides

Get free access to specialist databases, ebooks and subject handouts to help get you through the HSC at home.