Alice Springs Public Library


The Library is open (with Stage 3 restric­tions in place).

The Library looks and feels dif­fer­ent. Please famil­iarise your­self with what Stage 3 will look like at the Library, below.

Stage 3 Library reopen­ing begins on Tues­day 9 of June.

Stage 3 includes:

• New open­ing hours

Mon-Fri | 10am-6pm

Sat-Sun | 10am-1pm

70 peo­ple limit

30 minute pub­lic com­put­er limit

1.5 metre phys­i­cal distancing

• Strict hand hygiene

• No food or drink

• Patrons 15 years and under must be accom­pa­nied by a parent/​responsible adult

• Reg­u­lar pro­grams remain online

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

Join the Library

Becom­ing a mem­ber of the Alice Springs Pub­lic Library mem­ber­ship is easy, and absolute­ly free!

Already a member?

Log in to your Library account and browse the cat­a­logue, reserve items and more!

  1. Click the link above
  2. Enter your Library Card num­ber (000######)
  3. Enter your Password

For­got­ten your password?

CLICK HERE to reset your pass­word — an email will be sent to your email address with a pass­word reset link (expires in 24 hours)


    Due to the cur­rent Library clo­sure we have imple­ment­ed a new sys­tem to ensure patrons have access to our library col­lec­tion and eLi­brary Services. 

    Book’a’Book is a NEW take­away and deliv­ery ser­vice for Alice Springs Pub­lic Library mem­bers. Bor­row up to 40 items per card with our Lucky Dip OR request spe­cif­ic titles and we’ll take care of the rest!

    Click here to find out more about Book’a’­Book service.

    Dur­ing this clo­sure peri­od, your full library mem­ber­ship will enti­tle you to bor­row up to 40 items per card until the 30th June 2020 including:

    • A vari­ety of books for every interest
    • Large print books
    • Books in lan­guages oth­er than English
    • Books on CD
    • Fea­ture film and TV series DVDs
    • Music CDs in a vari­ety of genres
    • Mag­a­zines and newspapers
    • eBooks and audio­books through BorrowBox.
    • Dig­i­tal mag­a­zines through RBDigital.

    Please call the Library (08 8950 0555) with any ques­tion about your mem­ber­ship benefits.

    Read the Library’s Mem­ber­ship Terms & Con­di­tions here: 2020 Library Mem­ber­ship Terms Con­di­tions [PDF]

    Full Mem­ber­ship

    Pro­vide a scan or pho­to of iden­ti­fi­ca­tion prov­ing your North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry res­i­den­cy (this could be a Dri­ver’s License, ten­an­cy agree­ment, Pow­er and Water bill etc.).

    1. Com­plete the Mem­ber­ship form and attach a copy of your ID
    2. We will email you your new library card num­ber and a link to set your password
    3. We will post your new card to the address on your identification

    Online-only Mem­ber­ship

    If you are unable to pro­vide iden­ti­fi­ca­tion prov­ing your North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry res­i­den­cy we can process your mem­ber­ship as an online-only bor­row­er (valid for 6 months). 

    1. Com­plete the Mem­ber­ship form
    2. We will email you your new library card num­ber and a link to set your password
    3. You can trans­fer to a full mem­ber­ship by bring­ing your NT Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion to the library dur­ing open­ing hours or email­ing a copy 

    Both mem­ber­ship options will allow you full access to our online e‑resources such as eBooks and eAudio­books through Bor­row­Box and dig­i­tal mag­a­zines through RB Dig­i­tal for Libraries.

    Find out more about eLi­brary ser­vices offered with your Alice Springs Pub­lic Library mem­ber­ship here: eLi­brary Services