Hobart Library


Monday9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed public holidays

Returning items

Hobart Library accepts returns Monday to Friday between 8.00am and closing time, Saturday 9.15am to 2.00pm


1st Floor, 91 Murray Street Hobart, Tasmania, 7000

Wheelchair accessible

Wi-Fi access





(03) 6165 5597


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Borrow from the library

Access items locally, statewide, or online via our website. Find out more about borrowing.

New Release Express Service

Home Library Service

Computer help

Find the information you want

Research and information resources locally and online

Discover family history resources and support

Get help with research and finding information

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Computers and the internet

Free public access to our computers and Wi-Fi.
Need help with technology? Ask about our scheduled programs or talk to us to organise support from one of our trained volunteers.

Person studying

Space to study, research or read

People of all ages and interests have access to flexible spaces to feel

welcome as an individual or for a group activity


Activities for preschool kids

Storytime Wednesdays 10:00 – 10.30 am

Rock and Rhyme Thursdays 10:00 – 10.30 am

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Activities for school kids

Bookings via Eventbrite or call (03) 6165 5597

Regular sessions and school holiday activities including craft and more

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Activities for young people

Free Wi-Fi and access to computer and study spaces, homework resources



Activities for adults

Book via Eventbrite

Author Talks, Digital Skills, English Conversation Group, Film Club, Knitting Group


Help with reading, writing and maths

Talk to one of our Literacy Coordinators

Phone: (03) 6165 5591 or 0428 161 309 or ask when you visit

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Learning support, accredited courses and informal courses available, work on what strengthens your chances of getting work and succeeding at study.  Call us on (03) 6165 5606 or ask when you next visit

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Learner Licence Assistance Program

Do you need support to sit for a Car, Motorcycle or Heavy Rigid Learner Licence test?  This free program helps you learn the road rules and prepare for the test.  To make an appointment talk to a staff member or call us on (03) 6165 5597

Four people using meeting room space


Hobart Library has one meeting room for hire.

Printing, scanning and photocopying available – fees apply.

Volunteer assisting someone

Volunteer with us

Help others to use computers and other technologies

Reading, writing and maths skills support for others

Library courier

Contact us for more information

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Libraries Tasmania is committed to making our libraries accessible for all to use and enjoy.
More information on accessibility in our libraries.

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