Contact Us

T: (02) 8239 0055

Our Location

Level 4 (via lifts)
Central Park
28 Broadway
Chippendale NSW 2008

Postal Address

Mail Box 76, Central Park
28 Broadway
Chippendale NSW 2008

Opening Hours

Office
Mon - Fri: 9am – 5pm

Library
Mon - Fri: 10am – 6pm
Selected Sat*: 10am – 3pm
(April 1, 22)

Gallery

Mon - Fri: 10am – 6pm
Select Sat (April 22, 29): 10am – 1pm

*Note: Our gallery is only open during exhibitions.

Closed

We will be closed on Australian and selected* Japanese public holidays in 2017. Please check the calendar.

April 14 - Good Friday
April 17 - Easter Monday
April 25 - ANZAC Day
May 3 - *Constitution Memorial Day
June 12 - Queen’s Birthday
August 11 - *Mountain Day
October 2 - Labour Day
December 25 - Christmas Day
December 26 - Boxing Day
December 29 - *Year-end Holiday

Car Park and Access

Paid parking is available at Wilson Parking Market City, 2 Quay Street, Haymarket.

For parking rates and details, click here

For deliveries, use the Central Park loading dock. Enter via Carlton Street Ramp and drive straight for the West Dock.

Public Transport

Our closest train station, Central Station, is a 10-minute walk.

Visitors by bus can alight at Railway Square, a 5-minute walk from us.

Sign up to borrow books from our library's collection of over 17,000 items.

Borrowing

You need to sign up for a Free Library Card or our paid Japan Foundation Membership to borrow resources from our collection. The following documents are required.

  1. Valid ID (one item from the examples below).
  • NSW Driver Licence or equivalent issued by another state/territory in Australia.
  • NSW Photo Card or equivalent issued by another state/territory in Australia.
  • Passport
  • Medicare Card
  • Credit Card
  1. Proof of your current residential address in Australia (one item from the examples below). Free Junior Library Card applicants may substitute an item in their guarantor’s name provided they reside at the same household.
  • NSW Driver Licence or equivalent issued by another state/territory in Australia.
  • NSW Photo Card or equivalent issued by another state/territory in Australia.
  • Bank or Credit Card Statement issued under your name and current address.
  • Utility Bill (water, gas, electricity, land or mobile phone, council fee).
  1. (Free Junior Library Card only) Guarantor’s Signature, Name and Contact Number on the application form.

Find the type of borrower’s card that suits you. If you are not able to visit the library in-person then postal loans are available via paid Japan Foundation Membership or through Inter-library loans.

Related Links

Borrowing
Catalogue
New Books / Reading Lists
Tadoku Reading Nights

ENQUIRIES
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