Galston Library

COVID-19 UPDATE – Wednesday, 28 July 2021

With the announcement today by the NSW Premier of an extension of the current lockdown to 28 August 2021, and in accordance with NSW Health guidelines, Council services operating in the community remain limited.

Our facilities remain closed. This includes Hornsby Shire Libraries, Community Centres, Thornleigh Brickpit, Hornsby Shire Aquatic & Leisure Centres, Thornleigh Community Recycling Centre and our Customer Service Centres.

These measures are to keep our community and our staff safe during this current outbreak but we are still here for you. Please be assured that we will respond to emergency callouts. If you have any requirements of Council, please contact Customer Service on 9847 6666 and online as usual and we will respond during normal business hours.

Under these current restrictions, while we may not be able to respond face-face, we will endeavour to find a way to assist in a COVID-safe way wherever possible. Many of our services are available online, including lodgement of Development Applications, and our Duty Planning Officer is available for enquiries on 9847 6760 (8.30am-5pm).

Further information on the new restrictions is available in the NSW Premier’s media release and on the NSW Health website.

We are constantly monitoring this evolving situation and will keep you updated here and on Facebook with any changes.

Although all Hornsby Shire Libraries are currently closed, staff are available to assist you on 9847 6100, 10am-5pm Monday to Saturday or by email to

After hours return chutes are closed at all Hornsby Shire libraries until further notice due to the COVID-19 lockdown. No overdue fines will be accrued during to our current closure.

Loan due dates have been extended to 2 August 2021 for items that were due during the period 27 June to 01 August inclusive.

Hold dates for reservations have been extended to 6 August for items that were due to be collected 27 June to 5 August inclusive.

New memberships are currently being accepted through our online catalogue.

Digital resources are available and can be accessed from our eLibrary and via the Library App.

Address: 357 Galston Road, Galston NSW 2159
Phone: (02) 9847 6160
Postal address: PO Box 37 Hornsby NSW 1630

Opening hours

All Hornsby Shire Libraries are currently closed in accordance with NSW Health guidelines. Staff are available to assist you on 9847 6100 10am-5pm Monday to Saturday or by email to



Galston Library