Frequently Asked Questions

All our libraries are open at the following times.
External return chutes are available 24/7 at City Library, Warilla Library and Oak Flats Library.
Visit our What's On page for all the latest information about library programs.
There are three meeting rooms available at our City Library and three at our Warilla Library. If you would like to use a room to meet or study, please book with the library staff or call 4221 6222 and comply with any meeting room limits.

We also have lots of other comfortable spaces throughout our libraries where you can study or read.
You can book a computer for a 2-hour session at any of our libraries.
You can use the library photocopier to print, scan or copy.
Yes, the wi-fi is still on for you to access during your visit. Please ask staff for assistance if you need help.
Shellharbour City Museum is open at the following times.

For research services and enquiries please contact us by phone 4221 6100, or email
No. Our library does not have fines for overdue library items and your items have been extended during the lockdown period.
You can borrow 20 items per library member card for a 3-week loan. We have a further 3-week courtesy renewal in place if the item has not been requested by another customer.
Yes – you need to bring your library membership card to borrow. Alternatively, you can use the Stocard app to store your library card on your phone. This will allow you to use your phone to borrow your items.
Yes, no one is too young to join the library – and we even have special library cards just for children!
We are always pleased to help you with your eBook enquiries. Please email or call 4221 6222.
Physical newspapers are not being made available in our libraries. You can read digital versions of the news and search for articles by visiting our Newsbank service
Our website will be updated regularly, and we invite you to join our library eNewsletter and follow us on social media.
Shellharbour City Libraries acknowledges the traditional custodians of Dharawal Country and recognises their continued connection to the land. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and the contribution they make to the life of this City.