Opening Hours

City Library
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Monday10am – 6pm
Tuesday10am – 6pm
Wednesday10am – 7pm
Thursday10am – 6pm
Friday10am – 8pm
Saturday10am – 5pm
Sunday12pm – 5pm

Hutt Street Library
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to Friday
10am – 5pm
Saturday10am – 2pm

North Adelaide Library
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to Wednesday
10am – 6pm
Thursday10am – 8pm
Friday10am – 6pm
Saturday11am – 2pm

All libraries close on public holidays

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Discover the history of South Australia

My Streets

Remembering My Streets is a collection of historic stories and memories from the Adelaide community. These stories are based on a different theme each month, highlighting places, events and experiences of Adelaide’s past.

Stories collected
  • The Beatles visit
  • Adelaide City Baths
  • Adelaide Formula 1 Grand Prix
  • Adelaide Central Market
  • Celebrations & Festivities
  • Adelaide Pageant
  • Adelaide Parklands
  • Adelaide City of Firsts

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    Your Snaps

    Come and learn how to scan your precious photos and important documents with help from our friendly History Hub Team.

    What you need to bring:
  • Your own USB storage device
  • Photo or documents for scanning

  • Sessions are available at various times at the North Adelaide Library and City Library. Click on the button below for times and locations.

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    Family History Research

    Got a question about researching your family history? Not sure where to start?

    The History Hub volunteers may be able to help. You can book a one-on-one session with a volunteer to learn how to search the library’s genealogy resources or to get assistance with the next step in your research.

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    Adelaide Picture Collection

    The Adelaide Picture Collection consists of over 5000 photographs held by the City of Adelaide Archives and offers a unique insight into Adelaide’s City streets and buildings, parks, infrastructure and people, and various civic events and services from the 1850s to the 1970s. Many of the photographs have been digitised in joint partnership with the City of Adelaide Archives and funded by the Keith Sheridan Bequest.

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    Community Created Collections

    Community Created Collections are a growing archive of works developed by the Adelaide City Libraries community members.

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    Haunted Buildings in Adelaide Residency Collection

    The Allen Tiller Collection was developed from research collated during Allen’s Adelaide City Council Libraries residency, ‘Haunted Buildings of Adelaide’, February to May 2016. During this residency Allen invited community to members to share stories and photos about hauntings around the Adelaide area. Allen researched the history behind these stories and his findings have now formed this new History Hub collection.

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    Adelaide ghosts & ghouls walking tour

    Walking Tour

    Ancestry Library 	Edition

    Ancestry Library Edition

    Trace your family history using over 7,000 databases
    including Census, Marriage & Death, Military,
    Immigration and Local History.

    Access only available within the Adelaide City Council Libraries


    Information on all things Australian
    from books, images, video files, historic newspapers, maps, music, manuscripts, archives & more.

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    City Library 360° Tour

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