Libraries

Overview 

Library membership is free and members may borrow and return at any branch or mobile library within the Riverina. The loan period is generally four (4) weeks. Material may be renewed either over the counter, by phone or on-line.

Frequently Asked Questions  

Riverina Regional Library Website

The Riverina Regional Library is the largest regional library service in NSW. Snowy Valleys’ residents can access the Riverina Regional Library website to:

  • Join on-line
  • Reserve books (to be picked up at your local Library)
  • Renew borrowed books
  • Access the eLibrary

Riverina Regional Library Website 

 

Adelong Library

The Adelong Library is co-located within the Adelong Community Health Centre, 100 Tumut Street, Adelong.

Phone/Fax: (02) 6946 2270  Email: adelong@snowyvalleys.nsw.gov.au

Opening Hours

Friday: 8.30am to 4.30pm (closed for lunch 12.00noon to 1.00pm)

Adelong Library provides services including:
  • Lending of books, CDs and DVDs
  • ADSL Internet Access
  • Photocopying and Faxing Service
  • Community Noticeboard
  • Booking of street stalls for Adelong
  • Rates Payments
  • Home Deliveries (made to housebound patrons)

 

Batlow Library

The Batlow Library is located within the Batlow Literary Institute Building, Pioneer Street

Phone/Fax: (02) 6949 1315   Email: batlow@snowyvalleys.nsw.gov.au

Opening Hours

Tuesday to Friday: 10am to 5:00 pm (closed for lunch 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm)

Batlow Library provides services including:
  • Lending of books, CDs and DVDs
  • Medicare Easy Claim Centre
  • Centrelink Access Point
  • ADSL Internet Access
  • Photocopying and Faxing Service
  • Community Noticeboard
  • Rates Payments
  • Booking of local venues, including the Literary Institute and the Community Kitchen at Memorial Drive, Batlow.

 

Talbingo Public Library

The Talbingo Public Library, named Miles Franklin Memorial Library is a joint venture with the Talbingo Public School and is housed in the main school building, Lampe Street

Phone/Fax: (02) 6949 5344   Email: talbingo@snowyvalleys.nsw.gov.au          

Opening Hours

Tuesday:  9.00am to 5.00pm (Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm)

The Talbingo Library provides services including:
  • Lending of books, CDs and DVDs
  • ADSL Internet access
  • Photocopying and faxing service
  • Community noticeboard
  • Rates Payments
  • Home Deliveries (made to housebound patrons)

 

Tumbarumba Library

The Tumbarumba Library is located in Prince Street, on the edge of the Bicentennial gardens.

Phone: (02) 69482725   Fax: (02) 68483476   Email: tumbalibrary@snowyvalleys.nsw.gov.au

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Opening Hours

Winter Hours (April - September)
  • Monday: 2.00pm to 5.00pm
  • Tuesday: 1.00pm to 5.00pm
  • Wednesday to Friday: 10.00am - 5.00pm (closed for lunch 1.30pm – 2.00pm)
  • Saturday: 10.00am to 12.00pm
Summer Hours (October - March)
  • Monday: 2.00pm to 5.00pm
  • Tuesday to Friday: 10.00am - 5.00pm (closed for lunch 1.30pm – 2.00pm)
  • Saturday: 10.00am - 12.00pm

 

The Tumbarumba Library provides services including:
  • Adults and children's fiction & non-fiction books
  • Large print books
  • DVDs
  • Newspapers & magazines
  • Family history/local history collection
  • Housebound services
  • Photocopier, fax, and access to computers
  • Public internet access - members $1.00 per hour; visitors $2.00 per hour
  • Meeting room is available for hire - contact the Librarian for further information.
 
Friends of the Tumbarumba Library

The Friends of the Library provide support for the Tumbarumba Shire Library. The group financially supports the library’s children's programs and fund-raise throughout the year for additional new stock for the library.

Meetings are held monthly on the second Tuesday.  New members are always welcome.

For further information please phone the Librarian on (02) 6948 2725 or email tumbalibrary@snowyvalleys.nsw.gov.au

 

Tumut Library

169 Wynyard Street, Tumut  

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Phone: (02) 6941 2541   Fax: (02) 6941 2581  Email: library@snowyvalleys.nsw.gov.au

Opening Hours

The Library is open six (6) days per week, as follows:

  • Monday to Friday - 10.00am to 6.00pm
  • Saturday - 9.00am to 12.00 noon

Tumut Library has access to information held state-wide and nationally. It provides extensive lending and reference resources together with special collections and other items in support of:

  • Children and Youth Services
  • Local Family History
  • Community Information
  • Housebound Service
  • Timber Industry Information
  • Snowy Mountains Collection
  • Internet and Computer Access
  • HSC Study Collection

 

 

Mobile Library

A mobile library service is offered to residents of the Tumbarumba area. The mobile service is run by the Riverina Regional Library service.

The mobile library makes stops at Jingellic, Khancoban, Tooma and Rosewood.  

For current dates, please check the Mobile Library timetable 

Town Location Day Time Service
 Jingellic Adjacent the Bus Stop, River Road Wednesday 3.15pm to 4.00pm  Monthly
 Khancoban Adjacent the Council Depot, off Mitchell Avenue Thursday 11.30am to 2.15pm Monthly
 Tooma Southern Cloud Memorial Lookout, Tooma Road Thursday 9.00am to 10.00am  Monthly
 Rosewood Adjacent Public School, Carabost Street (Rosewood Store during School Holidays) Wednesday  12.30pm to 1.45pm Fortnightly