Anzac Day public holiday

All National Library reading rooms will be closed on Anzac Day, Tuesday 25 April 2017.  Regular reading room hours will resume on Wednesday 26 April 2017. 

Main Reading Room

DayOpening hours
Monday to Thursday10am to 8pm
Friday to Saturday*10am to 5pm
Sunday*1.30pm to 5pm
Public holidaysClosed

* No collection deliveries on weekends

Special Collections and Petherick Reading Room

DayOpening hours
Monday to Thursday10am to 8pm
Friday to Saturday*10am to 5pm
Sunday and public holidaysClosed

* No collection deliveries on Saturday

Asian Collections Reading Room

DayOpening hours
Monday to Friday10am to 5pm
Weekends and public holidaysClosed

Treasures Gallery and Exhibition Gallery

DayOpening hours
Daily10am to 5pm
Good FridayClosed
Christmas DayClosed

Bookshop

DayOpening hours
Daily9am to 5pm
Good FridayClosed
Christmas DayClosed

Cafés

bookplate

DayOpening hours
Monday to Thursday7.30am to 5pm
Friday7.30am to 4pm
Saturday and Sunday9am to 4pm

paperplate

DayOpening hours
Monday to Friday8.30am to 3pm
Weekends and public holidaysClosed

Public holidays

The Library is closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day. Opening hours for all other public holidays are:

LocationOpening hours
Reading RoomsClosed
Treasures Gallery and Exhibitions Gallery10am to 5pm
Bookshop9am to 5pm
bookplate café10am to 3pm
paperplate caféClosed

Public holidays 2017

  • Sunday 1 January 2017 - New Year's Day
  • Monday 2 January 2017 - Additional holiday for Sunday 1 January
  • Thursday 26 January 2017 - Australia Day
  • Monday 13 March 2017 - Canberra Day
  • Friday 14 April 2017 - Good Friday
  • Saturday 15 April 2017 - Easter Saturday
  • Sunday 16 April 2017 - Easter Sunday
  • Monday 17 April 2017 - Easter Monday
  • Tuesday 25 April 2017 - Anzac Day
  • Monday 12 June 2017 - Queen's Birthday
  • Monday 25 September 2017 - Family and Community Day
  • Monday 2 October 2017 - Labour Day
  • Monday 25 December 2017 - Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 26 December 2017 - Boxing Day