Contacting the Library

Phone: 02 9217 2113 for Reference inquiries or call 1300 654 369 Toll free
Level 1, 23-33 Mary Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010

Library hours are 9.00am - 5pm Monday - Friday.

Please note: The Library will be closed all day on Thursday 28 January 2021 and until 1.30 pm on Friday 29 January 2021, for staff training.  Please leave an email message with any requests for information or borrowing. Books can be returned to the returns trolley outside the library on level 1. Messages can also be left there. Apologies for any inconvenience, Librarians. 


Requests can also be posted to the Library at :
Locked Bag 3010

The library is now open for members to visit. Borrowing, computers and the photocopier are all available. In keeping with State Government requirements, and to keep library staff and visitors safe, the library is following these

Temporary Conditions of Entry to the NSWTF Library

If possible, please make an appointment for a library visit.

Contact library by phone 02 9217 2113 or email

When you arrive at Teachers Federation House, please see Reception Staff on ground floor who will advise library of your arrival.

If you have not made an appointment in advance, please see Reception Staff on ground floor who will contact library.

 A time limit of one hour has been set for visits to the library, but may be extended subject to availability.

The overall maximum number of visitors permitted in the library at any one time is 10.

If you are not well, you will not be able to enter the library. Library staff will ask you if you have been unwell or in contact with anyone who has a confirmed diagnosis of Coronavirus.

Please use hand sanitiser before entering the library and touching library equipment or resources.

Hand sanitiser and disinfecting wipes are provided throughout the library for you to sanitise your hands and any equipment you touch during your visit.

Please maintain a safe social distance of 1.5 metres from other people.

The COVID-19 safety plan from the NSW Government requires libraries to keep a record of the name, mobile phone number or email address of all library visitors for a period of 28 days. Your name and contact details will be requested and retained for 28 days.

Returned items may be left on the trolley near the entrance to the library. It is not necessary to enter the library to return resources.

Thank you, 

Library staff, January 2021



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