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  • School Holiday Activities

    School Holidays @ Your Library

    Keep your children entertained at your local library during the 2015 Winter School Holidays!

  • Cyber-Safety For Seniors

    Cyber-Safety For Seniors

    Learn how to keep your privacy, danger signs to watch for, and safe practices to follow when online.

  • Library News & Events

    Free HSC Talks @ Campsie Library

    Local HSC students will get a helping hand as examinations approach with a series of HSC Talks from senior teachers and HSC markers.

  • Technology Classes @ Campsie Library

    Technology Classes

    Learn how to use a computer, smartphone, tablet or the to use the Internet. We offer a range of workshops for only $5.00 per person.

  • Drop into the Little Free Library

    Drop into the Little Free Library

    The City of Canterbury’s first Little Free Library is unveiled next to Hurlstone Park Train Station on Wednesday, 8 April.

Our Libraries

Library membership is free and open to anyone. You can apply for a card at any branch of the Canterbury City Council Library Service.

Library Catalogue

Search the City of Canterbury online library catalogue to find books, DVD's, magazines and much more!

Library News & Events

Visit this page to keep up to date with the latest library news and events!

Library Services

We provide a host of services through our Library Services, including computer training, language classes, homework assistance and much more!


Our eLibrary is convenient and easy to use. It's available 24/7, and delivered straight to your computer, smart phone, iPad, tablet, iPod or MP3 player.

Book Lovers

New books lists, authors talks, book groups, reading resources - everything for the avid book lover!


Looking to break the boredom? Do you want something fun to do afterschool? Then look no further than our Kidz Zone!


There are plenty of things for teens to do in our library - check out your local branch for details on school holiday and after school activites for teens!

Canterbury's Heritage

The Local Studies and Family History collections are specialised reference collections which will help you discover the history, geography and legacy of Canterbury City.

The Canterbury Story Project

We all have different stories or special memories that are worth sharing. Thirty eight of these stories are now captured through The Canterbury Story Project.

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