Civic Square, Byng Street
PO Box 35, ORANGE NSW 2800
Phone: 6393 8132
Fax: 6393 8100
Monday to Friday 10am – 7 pm
Saturday 9.30am – 4pm
Sunday 1pm – 5pm
Closed on public holidays
Services & Facilities:
Orange City Library is located adjacent to the Orange Regional Gallery in the award-winning ORLAG building on Civic Square. It is a service of Orange City Council.
The Orange City Library carries an extensive range of:
- Fiction books for adults and children
- Non-fiction books for adults and children
- Audio books
- Large print materials
- Daily newspapers (local, national)
- Resources in languages other than English can be borrowed from the State Library’s Multicultural Collection on request.
- DVD collection for adults and children
- Literacy materials, for those wishing to learn/improve English , or learn another language.
- Music CDs
- Computer Games
- Extensive Local Studies and Family History resources
- A large reference [not for loan] collection including:
- A wide range of encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, year books, annual reports, government publications, magazines and other general information
- Access to the library’s extensive CD-ROM network, electronic databases and the Internet
- Australian Bureau of Statistics publications ABS Statistics
- Legal Information LIAC
- drug information @ your library
- Files on hard to find topics
- Australia wide telephone directories
Library staff can also undertake research for 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.
Orange City Library is also home to the Mary Elizabeth Byrnes Memorial Library, a specialist collection of Australian Literature.
Services & Facilities
Free Internet access is available to the community. Conditions apply.
To book, phone 6393 8132.
Storytimes at Orange City Library are lots of fun. We read and tell stories, sing songs, play games and do craft. They are held during the school term and cater for preschool children and their carers. Storytime is free and each session lasts approximately one hour.
When: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11am.
(Tuesday’s program is repeated on Wednesday and Thursday)
A number of Special Services are offered to meet the needs of residents who are frail or infirm, have physical or sensory impairments, or care for others who have difficulty in visiting the library. These services include:
Library Bus Service
The Library Bus Service is designed to help those clients who can visit the library, but don’t have transport or who have difficulty carrying their books home. A regular bus service will collect you from your door, take you to the Library and bring you home again. Conditions apply for registration with the Library Bus Service.
Home Library Service
The Home Library Service is designed for those residents unable to visit the Library in person. Library staff select books and other items on behalf of the client and these are then delivered to the client’s home by a volunteer courier. Conditions apply for registration with the Home Library Service.
A collection of subtitled videos is available for people with hearing difficulties.