Kingston Library


Address

11 Hutchins Street
Kingston, Tasmania 7050

Wheelchair accessible

Wi-Fi access 6am - 9pm

Email

kingston.library@education.tas.gov.au

Phone

(03) 6165 6208

Events

Find out about local events and training courses.
See our What's On newsletter and book via

Hours

Monday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sunday Closed
Closed public holidays

Returning items:

Kingston Library accepts returns 24/7

Borrow from the library

Access items locally, statewide, or online via our website or Libraries Tasmania app

Get advice on what to read next

New Release Express Service

Return items inside, or via our after-hours return chute

We also offer a Home Library Service for eligible clients

Children's Services

Rock & Rhyme: Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:00am, Storytime: Thursdays, 10:30am

Chess club (all ages): Thursdays, 4:00pm

Baby Book packs for 0–2, 2–3, 3–5 years

After school and school holiday activities including stories, craft and STEAM activities. Check Eventbrite for all current activities, or call in and grab our latest What’s On






Young Adults

Free Wi-Fi, device charging stations and access to computer and study spaces

Playstation games and Xbox games

Dedicated youth collection including books and magazines, manga and graphic novels

Homework resources

Help to pass your L1 Road Rules test

Activities and Services for adults

We offer a wide range of programs.  Please check out our Eventbrite listings for the latest offerings

These include:

Author talks, Book chat, Beamafilm Movie Club, Chess Club (all ages), Digital Programs, Family history support, Access to computer and study spaces, Resume and job seeking support, Course information and advice for employment and leisure

Get help with reading, writing and maths

Improve your skills. One to one tutoring available with trained volunteers, free and confidential

Learning support for those returning to study

First Gear support to help you pass your Road Rules test

We also offer English conversation groups for beginners and intermediate levels

Phone (03) 6165 6210 or ask to talk to our Literacy Coordinator

Computers, Technology and the internet

Book a computer or use our free Wi-Fi

Printing and scanning also available

Need help with technology including computers, smartphones and tablets? We can help! Book a free one to one session or join a class

Check out our courses

Get one to one support from helpful volunteers

Find the information you want

Research and information resources locally and online

Need help? Ask us!

Help with family history

Local Family History Group meet in the library on Fridays 1.30pm - 4.30pm. Access to computers and the internet, and our family history resources

Join our group or request a one to one session with our volunteer to get you started

To access our extensive range of resources online see family history information online

Meeting rooms

Contact us to book one of our meeting rooms.

See more about room bookings

Volunteer with us

Volunteer opportunities may include:
  • Help in using computers and other technologies
  • Reading writing and maths skills support
  • Library courier for our Home Library service
  • Help in our digital, robotics or coding classes
  • Friends of the Library

Contact us about how you can be involved

Friends of the Library

Form a link between Kingston Library and the community by assisting in our promotions, attending social events and helping with specific projects and functions

Membership fees apply for Friends of the Library. For more information, please contact us