Alice Springs Public Library


OpenĀ­ing Hours:

š—¦š—®š˜š˜‚š—暝—±š—®š˜†š˜€ & š—¦š˜‚š—»š—±š—®š˜† ā€“ Open from 10am ā€“ 1pm
š— š—¼š—»š—±š—®š˜† š˜š—¼ š—™š—暝—¶š—±š—®š˜† ā€“ Open from 10am ā€“ 6pm

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Book-a-Book (2āˆ’6 June 2022 only)

Alice Springs PubĀ­lic Library memĀ­bers will be able to access the Book-a-Book serĀ­vice while the Library is closed for re-carĀ­petĀ­ing from ThursĀ­day 2 June until MonĀ­day 6 June 2022. Through the online form, memĀ­bers can request to borĀ­row speĀ­cifĀ­ic titles from the catĀ­aĀ­logue or try your hand at our lucky dip! Just choose a preĀ­ferred genre and our Library staff will hand-pick books that youā€™re sure to love.

You can browse the Library catĀ­aĀ­logue here to see availĀ­able titles. Once your form is subĀ­mitĀ­ted, wait for the Library to conĀ­firm your order is ready, then swing by the Library to colĀ­lect your books!

Book-a-Book is availĀ­able from ThursĀ­day 2 June until MonĀ­day 6 June 2022, while the Library is closed for re-carpeting. 

How to Book-a-Book:

1. Please click here to comĀ­plete and subĀ­mit your order form.

2. Once preĀ­pared, you will receive notiĀ­fiĀ­caĀ­tion to come and colĀ­lect your order from the Library.

3. When you arrive at the Library entrance, call the Library on 8950 0555 and a Library OffiĀ­cer will bring your order to the door.

The Book-a-Book serĀ­vice will cease when the Library is schedĀ­uled to reopen at 10am, TuesĀ­day 7 June 2022.

    Print & Pickup

    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: (Prices valid until 30 June 2022)

    • A4 single sided B&W ā€“ $0.30 per page
    • A4 double sided B&W ā€“ $0.50 per page
    • A4 single sided COLOUR ā€“ $1.50 per page
    • A4 double sided COLOUR ā€“ $2.90 per page
    • A3 single sided B&W ā€“ $0.60 per page
    • A3 double sided B&W ā€“ $1.00 per page
    • A3 single sided COLOUR ā€“ $3.00 per page
    • A3 double sided COLOUR ā€“ $5.80  per page

    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.

    Books on Wheels 

    Books on Wheels is your Libraryā€™s free delivĀ­ery serĀ­vice caterĀ­ing for Alice Springs resĀ­iĀ­dents who are unable to reach the Library because of frailty, disĀ­abilĀ­iĀ­ty or limĀ­itĀ­ed mobilĀ­iĀ­ty. EliĀ­giĀ­bilĀ­iĀ­ty for the Books on Wheels serĀ­vice is not necĀ­esĀ­sarĀ­iĀ­ly depenĀ­dent on a personā€™s age.

    AvailĀ­able for loan

    • Books ā€“ large print or stanĀ­dard print, ficĀ­tion and nonfiction
    • DVDs ā€“ movies, TV series or documentaries
    • AudioĀ­books
    • MagĀ­aĀ­zines
    • Music CDs

    An agreed numĀ­ber of items are preĀ­sĀ­eĀ­lectĀ­ed by expeĀ­riĀ­enced library staff and delivĀ­ered fortĀ­nightĀ­ly to your resĀ­iĀ­dence. All memĀ­bers have addiĀ­tionĀ­al access to downĀ­load eBooks, audioĀ­books and magĀ­aĀ­zines from our online library partners.

    EliĀ­giĀ­bilĀ­iĀ­ty guidelines

    CusĀ­tomers must live in the Alice Springs municĀ­iĀ­palĀ­iĀ­ty and may:

    • Not be able to visĀ­it the library due to:
      • illĀ­ness or disability
      • long recuĀ­perĀ­aĀ­tion periĀ­od at home or in care
      • live in a resĀ­iĀ­denĀ­tial estabĀ­lishĀ­ment such as a nursĀ­ing home, or
      • be able to visĀ­it the library, but too frail to navĀ­iĀ­gate the library or carĀ­ry library items
    • Books on Wheels does not serĀ­vice cusĀ­tomers who are isoĀ­latĀ­ing or in govĀ­ernĀ­ment-imposed lockdown.

    ConĀ­tact our Library staff for furĀ­ther details, to disĀ­cuss eliĀ­giĀ­bilĀ­iĀ­ty for the serĀ­vice, or any readĀ­ing interests.

    NOTE! This Library SerĀ­vice is conĀ­diĀ­tionĀ­al upon your agreeĀ­ing to our terms and conditions.

    To subĀ­mit a REQUEST FOR SERĀ­VICE FORM, please comĀ­plete and email to: library@ā€‹astc.ā€‹nt.ā€‹gov.ā€‹au