Our opening hours will be changing between Tuesday 24 December 2019 and Wednesday 1 January 2020. All reading rooms will be closed from Christmas Day, reopening on 2 January. But you’ll still be able to visit our Exhibition Galleries, our children’s holiday space, WordPlay, and Bookshop from 9am-5pm (except on Christmas Day). Bookplate café will also be open during this period, but with varied hours. Be sure to check our Summer Opening Hours before you visit.

Indigenous Literacy Day

Indigenous Literacy Day
Bookshop event

Indigenous Literacy Day
4 September 2019, 9am-5pm
Bookshop, Ground floor


No bookings required

Support literacy programs in remote communities.  The National Library Bookshop will be donating 5% of all sales made on Wednesday 4 September to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. Shop in store and online.

Find out more about the Indigenous Literacy Foundation

Wednesday 4 September 9am - 5pm