Please note, while restrictions put in place to respond to COVID-19 are easing, there may be some changes to business-as-usual to keep workers and visitors safe. Please contact the business for the most up to date information, including opening times and social distancing measures.
Exhibition Galleries and Bookshop: 10am - 5pm daily; Check their website for reading room × Bookplate Cafe: Weekdays from 7.30am, Weekends from 9am; Library closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.
Disabled access available, contact operator for details
National Library of Australia
Parkes Place West, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Non Smoking Establishment
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