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Library Services During COVID-19: All Libraries

Library Spaces and Support Open!

Whilst some Greater Sydney Libraries are currently closed, most TAFE NSW Library spaces are open to TAFE NSW enrolled students and staff.

Please note:

  • Members of the public, including family members of students and staff, cannot stay in the library. An exception is a prospective student accompanied by a member of staff.  
  • Social distancing and restricted capacity measures will be in place and may affect some services and access to facilities.
  • Masks must be worn at all times in TAFE NSW Libraries

Additional restrictions for Greater Sydney libraries:

  • Greater Sydney libraries will be operating on reduced hours during the current lockdown. Some locations are closed. Please check the library contacts page for more details
  • Collection access restricted. Click and collect available.
  • Library spaces are not open for general study
  • You must not travel to, or outside of a restricted LGA to visit a library for any reason. Please follow the TAFE guidelines for traveling to campuses 

You can access Greater Sydney libraries for the following reasons:

  • Return or collect resources
  • Access to computers and internet services to complete course work or attend a virtual class, only if you are unable to access from home.
  • Support to access resources and technology for your course. Please note that this support may be limited if it involves close contact
  • Use the photocopier/printer for course-related work

Masks are a condition of entry at all TAFE NSW Libraries

Drawing of a person wearing a maskMasks are required to be worn in all  TAFE NSW Libraries as a condition of entry until and including Friday 28 August 2021.*

*with the exception of circumstances outlined by NSW Health for not wearing a mask.

Contact your Local TAFE NSW Library

    TAFE libraries can be contacted by phone or email. Please check the link below.

Your Loans

If you have items currently on loan, you may be able to renew them. See the renewal link below or contact library staff.

Whilst libraries are open, you can limit contact:

  • You can return your items through external return chutes if available at your campus. Details in the link below.
  • You can request items by phone or email and pickup from the library.

Contact your library:

Search the Catalogue

Find library resources for your course

Limit search to:  

Smarthinking

Smarthinking is an addition to the wide variety of study support services that TAFE NSW already offer to help students with their learning needs, so you have the flexibility to choose the study support option that best suits you.

Campus and Library closures

Please refer to individual library pages for service details.

Please follow TAFE NSW advice regarding visiting campuses:

Chat to a Librarian

Chat with a Librarian                   Have a question about libraries?

About eResources

eResources include eBooks, online videos and newspaper, magazine and journal articles from databases which you can read online. To access use your TAFE NSW username and password.

For additional information and study support check out these links:

Access to Computers on Campus

Computers available

The number of computers available in your library may have been reduced due to space capacity and social distancing measures. 

  • Call ahead to your local library for information on booking processes.
  • Bring your own headsets. Libraries are unable to lend headsets during this time.
  • Note that most computers in the library will not have camera access.

Help with Technology

Library staff are happy to assist where they can within social distancing restraints. Further help:

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