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Using the Library

The library is currently open for borrowing and study, but please note that it is a condition of access that visitors are not exhibiting COVID-like symptoms, agree to scan the QR code or sign the contact tracing log at the library entrance, and maintain COVID safe behaviours, such as social distancing and hand washing while visiting the library. 

Please email us at if you have any concerns and we will be happy to assist you.

Opening hours

During teaching semesters Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
During holidays and mid-semester breaks Monday to Friday 9.00am – 4.00pm

Closed on public holidays and during summer holidays as announced.

For semester dates, see the academic calendar at Calendars and timetables.

After-hours returns

An after-hours returns chute is available on the eastern side of the library courtyard.


  • See Membership for types of membership, fees and how to apply
  • Apply online to become a member of the ALC Library


For current information on membership fees (where applicable) and fines refer to the ALC Library fee schedule.

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