Some of our services will be unavailable from 8am AEDT Saturday 10 February until after midday on Sunday 11 February while the National Library of Australia undertakes planned maintenance.

Service offline
National Library Catalogue
National Library phone lines
The National Library website
Ask a Librarian
Copies Direct
National Library Online Bookshop
Printing and copying onsite
National eDeposit
Inter-library loans

Main reading room computers will be available for general internet browsing and visitors can connect to public WiFi using their own devices. Our building, reading rooms and Paperplate cafe will be open as usual. The NLA Bookshop will be closed. Please check our opening hours when planning your visit.  

Collection material requested on Friday will be available to collect in the reading rooms on the 10 & 11 February. Cut-off times for requests vary, so please see our Collection Delivery Times page for more details.  

On 11 February you can check social media to find out when we are back online.

Find out more about our building works and temporary changes to collection access