interior view of the National Library of Australia Bookshop

The National Library building, including the Bookshop, is closed temporarily until further notice, in line with ACT Government health directions.

The Bookshop will not be staffed during this period. Any online orders placed over the duration of the closure will be filled when health directions allow. For more information visit the Library's COVID-19 visit information.

As the nation’s specialist Australian bookshop our shop stocks a superb range of Australian fiction, non-fiction and children’s literature titles, including the complete range of books produced by NLA Publishing. Our selection of gifts and merchandise are sourced both locally and interstate and feature the work from a range of Australian artists. Enjoy this unique shopping experience both in-store and online.

Please check our COVID-Safe visit information before you visit us at the Library.

Opening hours

The bookshop is open daily from 9am to 5pm and is closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day.


Phone: 02 6262 1424