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All payments are contactless to limit the handling of money in our Libraries. The safety of our community, patrons and staff is our priority.
Book study rooms
Library members have access to bookable study rooms at Gordon Library. The rooms fit up to four people and are bookable up to two weeks in advance.
Book a study room using your Ku-ring-gai Library card.
To become a library member, join online here.
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Find legal answers - getting help
As we continue to navigate unknown territory, legal help may be needed for problems associated with employment, money, renting or other issues arising from COVID-19.
Information that may answer your legal questions or concerns
Tech savvy seniors YouTube channel
The State Library of NSW has provided access to this tech savvy seniors channel to assist seniors in the community with challenges associated with technology.
Local information and family history
Our Libraries have a wide range of resources to help you research your family history or learn about the history of the Ku-ring-gai area.
Please contact Gordon Library for more information.
Printing and photocopying
All branches of Ku-ring-gai Library have photocopiers which offer black and white and colour copying, as well as scanning services. These photocopiers act as printers too, enabling black and white and colour printing from all ezone computers in the library.
You need your Library card to access the Internet computers, photocopiers and pay for copying and printing. Money can be added to your card using the Monitor Kiosk that is located near to the photocopier / printer.
If you’re not a local resident you can access the ezone as a guest user by showing valid ID to a member of library staff.
We also provide a remote printing service. Upload your print job to the web print website. You can also add credit from home. Visit the My Monitor portal and update your account details from this site.
Black and white costs - A4 - 20¢ and A3 - 40¢.
Colour costs - A4 - $1 and A3 - $2.
No refunds will be given for money already credited on your Library card.
There is no charge for using our scanning facilities, however they do require a USB stick as we are unable to scan to email.
The library offers an on demand 3D printing service. Designs need to be saved in .obj or .stl formats. Printed products are made from PLA plastic filament. Charges are $3.50 plus $0.50 per gram of filament used. Download the 3D print request cover sheet(PDF, 149KB).
Booking an ezone computer
The Ku-ring-gai ezone computer service provides access to the Internet, printing and research facilities provided by your library. Library members can book an ezone computer here.
If you're not a member yet you can join here or you can access a computer on a guest pass by using the print kiosk at each branch or speaking to a member of library staff.
Information and online resources
A variety of online databases are available for you to access from home and/or in the library. Login here with your library card number and password.
Newspapers are back at Ku-ring-gai Library
Members of the Library can access online newspapers and other new resources, by logging into the Library databases News Bank Australia for new resources including access to today's Sydney Morning Herald.
Not a member you can join online here.
Gordon has much of these resources archived in microfilm format.
If you need a book we don't have in our collection, we can search the National Library database for you, find the item and borrow it from another library on your behalf. You'll need to fill out a special request form at one of our library branches.
The State Library provides a range of services and resources to assist public libraries with multicultural services to their culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. Ku-ring-gai Library supports the services on offer from the State Library by providing our patrons with access to a bulk loan of books from the State Library of NSW free of charge.
You can access the service through the Ku-ring-gai Library branches by using the multicultural book loan request. You can request 10, 20 or 30 items for a loan period of 3 or 6 months. Please note you need to be a member to access this service. If you’re not already a member you can join online now.
Please see staff at your local branch for more information or access to the form.
Public libraries can borrow bulk loans from collections in the following community languages:
Minutes of Council meetings
Ku-ring-gai Library holds copies of current and selected past Council minutes, agendas, business papers, publications and reports. Minutes, agendas and reports can also be read online in the Business Papers section.
To become a library member, click here to join online.
Enquiries 9424 0120 or firstname.lastname@example.org.