Library Services

Ground floor of library looking up at racks of books

It’s not just about books!


As a Library member you can access an array of services aimed at providing the community with reliable and up-to-date information resources. All Library branches have free wireless and include a range of services as outlined below.

Services

Available

Details 

Book a computer

City of Parramatta Library

Make a computer booking:
p: 02 9806 5159

 


   
Branch Libraries 

  • Bookings are recommended

  • Book up to 3 days in advance 

  • Sessions are held for 5 minutes

  • Cancelled sessions need to be rebooked if log in does not take place

  • Additional time can be booked if allowance is reached

  • Purchase a Casual Access Card (half hour increments) from the Customer Service desk for additional computer time

  • Express PCs are available for 30-minute sessions and cannot be booked
  • For members use and Casual Access Card holders
  • Computer and internet bookings are recommended for Branch Libraries
    Contact branches for details 

Book an iPad or Android tablet

City of Parramatta Libraries
  • Available to Library members

  • For use within the Library for 3 hours

  • Contact Libraries for bookings 

Coummunity Information Database

City of Parramatta Libraries

Community Information Librarian
p: 02 9806 5174

  • Search the Community Information Database for information on community groups and services

  • LINCS is a specialised electronic community information system that allows Councils and other organisations to work together to collect information that is published online and in printed directories

  • To be included complete the Community Information Database form and return to:

    Community Information Librarian
    City of Parramatta Library
    PO Box 32
    PARRAMATTA NSW 2124 
    f: 9806-5919

Inclusion on the Community Information Database will be in accordance with City of Parramatta's guidelines and at the discretion of the Community Information Librarian.

Charge your mobile

City of Parramatta Libraries
  • Charge your mobile at mobile phone charging cabinets

  • Contact local branch staff for more information

Scan your documents City of Parramatta Libraries
  • Document scanners are available to scan your documents
  • BYO USB to save your scanned documents 
Photocopy your documents at at reduced rate City of Parramatta Libraries
  • For a reduced rate on photocopying and scanning add funds to your pink library card
  • Contact local branch staff for more information
Access the Outreach Library Service  Outreach Services’ Officer
p: 02 9806 5150
  • Free Library service for residents who are confined to their home for medical or disability reasons 
JP Services City of Parramatta Libraries
  • Free voluntary JP service
  • These services are voluntary and available times vary across branches
  • Check hours and availability before you go to your closest Library
Story Time  Various City of Parramatta Libraries
  • Bilingual Story Time
    Carlingford Library (Mandarin and English): 1st Friday of the month 11 -11.30am, 2 - 5 years
    Parramatta Library (Chinese and English): 1st alternate Friday of the month |10.30 - 11am, 4-5 years
    Parramatta Library (Hindi and English): 1st alternate Friday of the month 10.30 - 11am, 4 - 5 year

    Contact Parramatta Library to find out the date of the alternate Friday that suits you
     
  • Redsee’s Story Time
    Parramatta Library: Friday 10.30 -11am, 4 - 5 years
    Carlingford Library: Wednesday and Fri 10.30 - 11am, 2 - 5 years
    Constitution Hill Library: Tuesday and Wednesday 11 - 11.30am, 2 - 5 years
    Dundas Library: Wednesday 11-11.30am, 2 - 5 years
    Epping Library: Monday and Friday 10.30 - 11am, 2-5 years
    Ermington Library: Wednesday 11 - 11.30am, 2 - 5 years
     
  • Redsee’s Bibs ‘n’ Books – under 2 years
    Parramatta Library: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10 - 10.30am
    Carlingford Library: Thursday 10.30 - 11am
    Dundas Library: Tuesdau 11 - 11.30am
    Epping Library: Wednesday 10.30 - 11am
    Ermington Library: Tuesday 11 - 11:30am
     
  • Redsee’s Toddler Time – 2 to under 4 years
    Parramatta Library: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 11.30am - 12pm

For Parramatta Story Time parents need to register their children due to the popularity of sessions as only thirty children can attend each session. Children can only attend one session per week relevant to their age group.