Lane Cove Library Has Returned to Pre COVID19 Opening Hours

Lane Cove Council operate two libraries in the area – Lane Cove Library, located on Library Walk, at Market Square; and the other being Greenwich Library, on Greenwich Road. There is a third library in the area, West Chatswood Library, which is located on Mowbray Road, next to Mowbray Eatery.

Back to Normal Hours

Lane Cove Library has returned to its regular operating hours this week. You’ll now be able to visit the Library during the following hours:

Monday – Thursday: 9:30 am – 9:00 pm

Friday – Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday: 9:30am – 2:00 pm

Capacity limits and social distancing still apply and you will be required to check-in via the Service NSW app upon your arrival.

Lane Cove Libraries App

Lane Cove Library now has an app.

Download the Lane Cove Library App to your phone or tablet to:Capture.JPG

  • Search the catalogue and reserve items
  • Find and book Library events
  • Check your Library account and link other family members cards
  • Save your Library barcode to your phone and use it when you borrow
  • Scan the ISBN of any book and check to see if it is held in the Library

Download  the app from either the App store or the Play Store

Sign in by scanning your Library card barcode or type in the number beginning X020…and your pin or password.

Library to Your Door

Don’t worry if you can’t make it to the library they are still offering Library To Your Door.

The service, operated by Lane Cove Library, was Australia’s first seamless online-shopping style public library experience, called Library to Your Door.

For a small fee of $2.50, time-poor residents can reserve items and have them delivered within three working days of the item becoming available.

A pickup service for any items borrowed from the Library is also available. The pickup service costs $1 per item.

Library to Your Door is available to residents aged 18 years and older who live within the Lane Cove Local Government Area.

Residents can order an unlimited number of items for delivery.

Greenwich Library

Greenwich Library is open from

Monday 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Tuesday – Thursday 2:00pm – 7:00pm

Saturday 9:30am – 2:00pm

Greenwich Library is located at

48 Greenwich Rd

Greenwich NSW 2065


Ph. 9436 2776

The Yarn Hunters Hill

The YARN is an innovative library and community space in Hunters Hill.

They are delivering a range of activities from story time to village talks, and a opens in a new windowclick and collect library service in partnership with Lane Cove Council.

The YARN is located in the arcade at 64 Gladesville Road.

The YARN is open from 10am to 4pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and by appointment or for events and workshops (see What’s On) at other times. The space is also available for hire.

Contact 9879 9400 or [email protected]

Willoughby City Council Libraries

West Chatswood Library services update:

  • Printing, photocopying and scanning services are temporarily unavailable.
  • After hours returns chute is open.
  • Items returned after hours will not be returned from your account until the branch library’s next opening day, please contact staff on 9777 7900 if you have any questions.
  • Branch libraries are unable to take any payments at this time. Cashless payments are accepted at Chatswood Library only.

Lane Cove Library Background

Lane Covians love their books and their libraries. The Lane Cove Library “has the highest borrowing rate per capita in NSW – this has been the case since 2002/03.

Photo courtesy of the Sydney Then & Now Facebook page
Lane Cove Library in 1970 and today. Photo courtesy of the Sydney Then & Now Facebook page

The current Lane Cove Library was officially opened in July 2010 and is quite a drawcard for those living ITC.

Lane Cove Library Contact Details

Monday – Friday  9:30am – 3:00pm

Library Walk

Lane Cove NSW 2066

Phone: 9911 3634

Email:  [email protected]

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