Hobart Library


Hobart Library (Level 1) will be closed for browsing on Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 August while we install new shelving. You will still be able to return items and pick up holds – please see our staff in the foyer should you need assistance.

The Hobart Reading Room (Level 2) will remain open should you need access to a public computer or space to study, read or relax.


1st Floor, 91 Murray Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000

Wheelchair accessible

Wi-Fi access 6am - 9pm




(03) 6165 5597


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Monday 9:30 am - 6 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 7 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 2 pm
Sunday Closed

Closed public holidays

Meeting roomsMeeting rooms

The Hobart Library building has one meeting / training room for public use. Availability is very limited. Please contact us on 6165 5597 or hobartlend.library@education.tas.gov.au for more details.

Activities for preschool kids

Storytime – Every Wednesday 10:00 - 10.30 am

Rock & Rhyme – Every Thursday 10:00 - 10.30 am

Numbers limited – Book for both on Eventbrite.com

people learningActivities for adults

Computing and digital classes - book here

English Conversation Group -
  Monday and Wednesday from 10 to 11:30

Help with reading, writing and maths

Talk to our Literacy Coordinator

Phone 6165 5591 or 0428 161 309 or ask when you visit

Computers and the internet

Book a computer and use our facilities

Need help with technology?

  • If we don't have something scheduled, talk to us
  • Come and get support from one of our trained volunteers

Borrow from the library

Access items locally, from around the state or online

New Release Express Service