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Home Library Service

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Home Library Service

Marrickville Library's free Home Library Service caters to residents who are unable to visit the Library in person.

Home Library Service information flyer

The service is available to:

  • the frail aged;
  • persons with a disability;
  • carers;
  • persons suffering from a chronic illness;
  • persons temporarily unable to use the library due to ill health; and
  • residents of nursing homes and retirement villages in the area.

To be eligible, residents need to:

  • live in the Marrickville Council area; and
  • have their application form signed by a healthcare professional.

What we can offer

We offer accessibility to a wide variety of reading, listening and viewing material, and the ability to continue accessing the resources of the library when it has become too difficult to visit the Library in person.

Delivery service

Each month a selection of items will be delivered to your door free of charge.

Home Library staff will provide a calendar with delivery dates for your convenience.

Items for loan

  • Fiction books in large print or regular print
  • Non-fiction books in large print or regular print
  • Talking books on CD
  • E-books and audio books
  • Magazines
  • DVDs and music CDs
  • Materials in community languages

How to join

Call our Home Library Service on 9335 2134. If we are not available please leave a message with your name and phone number and we will return your call. Alternatively you can e-mail us at hls@innerwest.nsw.gov.au.

One of our friendly staff will arrange a time to visit you at home. You tell us what you want and we can bring it to you.

For more information on Council's services for older people please visit this page.