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

Book a book… or a mag­a­zine… or a DVD… or a mix of everything!

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!

All care will be tak­en with your items:

  • Cov­ers sani­tised on return­ing and lending
  • All items quar­an­tined for 72 hours after return
  • Library staff wear gloves when han­dling your order
  • Items packed in paper or card­board to decrease cross-contamination

Items can be picked up from the library entrance by appoint­ment, or we can have one of our fab­u­lous vol­un­teers deliv­er the items to your door. 

How to Order:

Fill out an order via the Book’a’Book form or give us a call on 8950 0555 from 8am-6pm Mon­day to Friday.

Not a mem­ber yet? Join online now at alice​springs​.nt​.gov​.au/​l​i​b​r​a​r​y​/​m​e​m​b​e​rship

Return­ing your items:

All items checked will be checked out until 30 June, how­ev­er if you want to return your items ear­ly, please fol­low the instruc­tions below: 

  1. Wipe down the cov­ers of your items with disinfectant
  2. Return them through the after-hours chute locat­ed to the left of the library entrance


  1. Con­tact the library via library@​astc.​nt.​gov.​au or 8950 0555 to arrange a pick up time
  2. Wipe down the cov­ers of your items with disinfectant
  3. Pop them in a paper bag or card­board box 
  4. Place them out­side in a secure loca­tion for collection

Print & Pickup

Our NEW pickup printing service is now available!

How to use Print & Pickup

  1. Fill out the Print & Pickup Online Form
  2. Attach your print job in either JPEG, PDF or Word format
  3. Submit and wait for the collection notice
  4. Pay and Pickup at the Library (EFTPOS only)

Printing Prices:

  • B&W A4 - .30c per side
  • B&W A3 - .60c per side
  • Colour A4 - $2.00 per side
  • Colour A3 - $4.00 per side

Privacy and Safety:

Privacy Policy: 

  • Documents uploaded will be deleted immediately after printing
  • Documents will be placed directly into envelopes for collection and staff take all precautions when handling your print job. However to minimise risk, we recommend you wash your hands after handling your printing envelope.

Please contact the library via or phone 8950 0555 if you have any questions.