Online services will be unavailable from 6pm AEDT Saturday 9 December until 12pm AEDT Sunday 10 December so the National Library of Australia can undertake planned maintenance.

Our building will be open as usual, and the work is taking place outside the reading room operating hours.

Online service impacts

Service unavailable Additional info
The National Library Catalogue Unavailable
Trove Unavailable
WiFi Unavailable
The National Library website Unavailable
Ask a Librarian Unavailable
Copies Direct Unavailable
Online National Library Bookshop The National Library Bookshop will be open 9am-5pm Saturday only for in-store browsing and purchasing. 

Our reading rooms, galleries, and Bookplate Cafe will be open for normal weekend hours.

Collection material requested on Friday 8 December will be available to collect in the reading rooms on the 9 & 10 December. Cut-off times for requests vary, so please see our Collection Delivery Times page for more details.

On 10 December you can check social media to find out when we are back online.

Online services will also be unavailable over the weekend on 13 and 14 January 2024. Further details about this planned maintenance will be published closer to the time.