Opening hours

Our summer opening hours will be in place from Monday 1 December 2014 until Sunday 4 January 2015 inclusive.

Our regular opening hours will resume on Monday 5 January 2015.

We're building you a better Library. Find out more about our current building works.

Getting to the Library

The National Library is located on Parkes Place, in Canberra's Parliamentary triangle

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Library external at dusk

bookplate and paperplate cafes

Our bookplate cafe is situated in the Library's marble foyer, surrounded by the famous Leonard French stained glass windows

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Open daily 9am - 5pm
Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day
Phone: +61 (0)2 6262 1424

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Venue hire

Facilities at the National Library available for hire include the theatre, conference room, foyer and staff training rooms.

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Facilities for visitors

The library provides a number of services when you visit us. Read about what we have to offer

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