Support your library
Current Opening Hours (as of Monday the 31st of August, 2020):
Mon-Fri | 10am – 1pm & 3pm-6pm (closed 1pm-3pm for Spring Cleaning).
Sat-Sun | 10am-1pm
Thank you for helping to keep our community and staff safe.
Please contact the library via [email protected]astc.nt.gov.au or phone 8950 0555 if you have any questions
Click here to learn about the latest COVID updates from the Library.
Volunteering at the Library
“If our hopes of building a better and safer world are to become more than wishful thinking, we will need the engagement of volunteers more than ever.” — Kofi Annan
The Library hosts a range of programs and services that relies on the generosity of volunteers:
- Book’a’Book (Item delivery)
- Read & Write (Adult Literacy)
- Library Linkup (Social support)
- Conversational English (ESL conversation)
- General assistance
If you would like to be involved in our volunteer program, please complete the Volunteer Registration Form and we’ll be in contact when a role opens up for you.
Alternatively, you can contact the library between 8am-6pm Monday to Friday on 8950 0555 or [email protected]astc.nt.gov.au and we can answer any questions you might have.
Donations & Bequests
Libraries are a vital part of the community and offer a range of free services and programs for everyone.
If you love libraries and books as much as we do, you can donate directly to the library!
These donations are used in programs that support literacy and information, recreation, education and lifelong learning as well as developing and nurturing a lifelong love of reading.
Your support allows us to reach, create, engage, teach, inspire and foster recreation and education within the Alice Springs community.
Your donation could support:
- New books and DVDs
- Activities for children
- Educational training for adults
- Support for vulnerable groups
- Positive diversional programs for youth
- Improvement to Library infrastructure
- Culturally diverse events
Alice Springs Public Library is endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as a Deductible Gift Recipient.
Gifts may be cash or bequests and donations in excess of $2 are tax deductible. GST is not applicable on these donations.
We thank you for your generosity.
How to Make a Donation
Cheques should be made payable to Alice Springs Public Library and forwarded to PO Box 1071, Alice Springs NT 0871.
You will receive a special receipt to enable you to claim a tax deduction.
Library Lovers’ Honour Board
Donors who gift $300 or more can choose to have their name added to our Library Lovers’ Honour Board, proudly displayed in the Library.