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Forbes Library

2 Victoria Lane
Phone: 6852 1463
email: [email protected]

Hours of Opening

  • Monday – Thurs: 10am – 12 noon, 1pm – 5.30pm
  • Friday 10am – 12 noon, 1pm – 5pm
  • Saturday 10am – 12 noon

Forbes Library is located adjacent to Victoria Park in the historic Literary Institute and School of Arts building. It is a service of Forbes Council.


Forbes Library carries a wide range of:

  • books for adults and children
  • non-fiction books for adults and children
  • Audio books
  • Magazines
  • Large print materials
  • Newspapers
  • DVD collection for adults and children

Library staff can also source information not available through the library’s general collections and arrange for the loan (see FAQ) of specific books or articles available at other libraries.