Alice Springs Public 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 library@​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.

Your eLi­brary @ Home

Our online Libraries are always open!

Your Alice Springs Pub­lic Library mem­ber­ship enti­tles you free access to a wide range of items, includ­ing our FREE eLibrary!

Collection What You Can Borrow How Many Items Loan Period


eBooks & eAudio

8 eBooks + 8 eAudiobooks

21 days


eBooks & eAudio

15 items total

14 days



No limit

Permanent checkout

What do you need?

  1. A Library Card from any of the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry’s Pub­lic Libraries, and your password 
  2. A com­pat­i­ble device with inter­net access
  3. The rel­e­vant free soft­ware or app installed on your device:

Apple devices

Android devices

Macs and PCs 

Not a mem­ber yet? Join online. For­got your pass­word? Reset it!

eBooks, eAu­dio & eMagazines

eBooks & eAu­dio — BorrowBox

Read or lis­ten any­where, any­time for free with BorrowBox. 

Bor­row­Box is an easy to use plat­form that allows you to select and down­load ebooks and eAu­dio­books to your com­put­er or any mobile device. Pow­ered by Bolin­da Dig­i­tal, Bor­row­Box has a wide selec­tion of titles includ­ing lat­est releas­es, best sell­ers and lots of Aus­tralian and New Zealand titles

Bor­row with BorrowBox

    eBooks & eAu­dio — OverDrive

    There are thou­sands of eBooks and eAu­dio­books avail­able for read­ing. Explore the col­lec­tion through cat­a­logue guides, sub­jects, fea­tured titles, and curat­ed lists. It’s a delight to dis­cov­er new books through Lib­by by OverDrive.

    Bor­row with OverDrive

    With thanks to the City of Dar­win Libraries for allow­ing all NT Library mem­bers to enjoy this service

    RBdig­i­tal — eMagazines

    RBdig­i­tal Mag­a­zines, the world’s largest news­stand, offers full-colour dig­i­tal mag­a­zines for any­time, any­where read­ing on desk­tops, mobile devices, and apps. Your library’s col­lec­tion of pop­u­lar dig­i­tal mag­a­zines includes both new and back­list titles with no holds, no check­out peri­ods, and no limits.

    Bor­row with RBDigital

      If you have any queries regard­ing our eLi­brary, please call the library on (08) 8950 0555 or email library@​astc.​nt.​gov.​au

      Online Fun & Education

      Road to IELTS

      Road to IELTS helps learn­ers of Eng­lish with Read­ing, Writ­ing, Speak­ing and Lis­ten­ing. The pro­gram helps IELTS can­di­dates with every aspect of test prepa­ra­tion from under­stand­ing the tasks in the Read­ing paper, to deal­ing with nerves in the Speak­ing test — skills which are use­ful for all Inter­me­di­ate-lev­el learn­ers of English.

      Click here to access Road to IELTS for FREE thanks to LibrariesNT.

      Busy Things

      Busy Things games promise to edu­cate and enter­tain young chil­dren, with over 300 games and activ­i­ties that can be con­fig­ured to suit dif­fer­ent abil­i­ty lev­els. Designed pri­mar­i­ly for 3 to 9 year olds, Busy Things have worked close­ly with teach­ers and young chil­dren to make sure their games prove pop­u­lar and educational.

      Click here to access Busy Things for FREE thanks to LibrariesNT.

      NEWSto­ry Box Library 

      Imag­ine the best sto­ries being read aloud to you by our favourite sto­ry­tellers – well that’s Sto­ry Box Library!

      We get kids excit­ed about read­ing, inspire their imag­i­na­tions and let them have fun with sto­ries, improv­ing their lan­guage and lit­er­a­cy skills along the way.

      Click here to access Sto­ry Box Library FREE with your Alice Springs Pub­lic Library mem­ber­ship card.