Locations and memberships

Locations and memberships
Photo of foyer of Lakemba Branch Library
City of Canterbury Bankstown proudly provides a range of library and knowledge centres across the local area. Locations membership library Canterbury Bankstown City of Canterbury Bankstown proudly provides a range of library and knowledge centres across the local area.  

​​​Libraries are not just for books (although we have an extensive collection!); they can be accessed for digital resources, computers, classes, activities and more​. Find out what each Library and Knowledge Centre offers by clicking on the links below.

​Library Memberships

Library Membership is free and you can even join online. Next time you visit the library, bring your photo ID and proof of name and address to receive your library card.

​​​​​​​​​​​​Under Council's Library Services Policy, which came into effect on 1 July 2018, parents/guardians of children under 12 years of age must remain on library premises. Anyone under 16 years of age must have a parent authority to join the library. For more details, download our Library Services Policy.

Lost cards can be replaced at a cost of $3 with photo ID/ proof of name and address.

Locations and Hours

​From Monday 5 October 2020, these are the hours at each of the nine Library branches. 
They will be reviewed periodically.

BranchContact detailsOpening hours
Campsie Library and Knowledge CentrePhone: 9789 9339
Address: 14-28 Amy Street, CAMPSIE NSW 2194
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  • Mon - Thurs, 9.30am-8pm
  • Fri, 9.30am-5pm
  • Sat, 10am-4pm
  • Sun & public holidays - closed
Earlwood Library and Knowledge CentrePhone: 9789 9417
Address: Corner Homer and William Streets, EARLWOOD NSW 2206
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  • Mon  9.30am-8pm
  • Tues - Fri, 9.30am-5pm
  • Sat, Sun & public holidays - closed
Lakemba Library and Knowledge CentrePhone: 9789 9419
Address: 62 The Boulevarde, LAKEMBA NSW 2195
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  • Mon & Thurs, 9.30am-8pm
  • Tues, Wed & Fri, 9.30am-5pm
  • Sat, 10am-1pm
  • Sun & public holidays - closed

Riverwood Library and Knowledge Centre​Phone: 9707 5436
Address: 80 Kentucky Road, RIVERWOOD NSW 2210
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  • Mon & Thurs, 9.30am-8pm
  • Tues, Wed & Fri, 9.30am-5pm
  • Sat, 10am-1pm
  • Sun & public holidays - closed
Bankstown Library and Knowledge CentrePhone: 9707 9708
Address: 80 Rickard Road, BANKSTOWN NSW 2200
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  • Mon - Thurs, 9.30am-8pm
  • Fri, 9.30am-5pm
  • Sat, 10am-4pm
  • Sun & public holidays - closed
Chester Hill Library and Knowledge CentreTel: 9707 9740
Address: 12 Chester Hill Road, CHESTER HILL NSW 2162
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  • Mon & Thurs, 9.30am-8pm
  • Tues, Wed & Fri, 9.30am-5pm
  • Sat, 10am-1pm
  • Sun & public holidays - closed
Greenacre Library and Knowledge CentrePhone: 9707 9744
Address: Community Place, GREENACRE NSW 2190
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  • Mon - Fri, 9.30am-5​pm​
  • Sat, Sun & public holidays - closed
Padstow Library and Knowledge CentrePhone: 9707 9747
Address: 132 Cahors Road, PADSTOW NSW 2211
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  • Mon & Thurs, 9.30am-8pm
  • Tues, Wed & Fri, 9.30am-5pm
  • Sat, Sun & public holidays - closed
Panania Library and Knowledge CentrePhone: 9707 9737
Address: Corner Tower Street and Anderson Avenue, PANANIA NSW 2213
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  • Mon & Thurs, 9.30am-8pm
  • Tues, Wed & Fri, 9.30am-5pm
  • Sat, 10am-1pm
  • Sun & public holidays - closed
Little Free LibrariesCampsie Railway Station
Hurlstone Park Railway Station​
Canterbury Railway Station
Belmore Railway Station
  • Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week​