About the library

Ipswich Central Library, located on the corner of South and East Streets, is Ipswich Libraries largest branch, providing a wide range of resources, from books to advanced digital services and experiences.

The diverse range of hand-curated selections available in ‘The Marketplace’ provides an easy to browse bookstore experience, while ‘Makerspace’ offers an interactive digital experience to engage all ages.

The purpose built, three level library features Public PCs, free WiFi, bookable meeting rooms and a Local History Room. The library also boast a large fiction and non-fiction collection, a dedicated children’s space, generous booths and seating.


Logging: 9am

Opening Hours

Sunday 9am - 2pm
Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 6pm
Thursday 9am - 7pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 2pm

Location Address

40 South Street, Ipswich
Corner East & South Streets, Ipswich 4305

Access to Library carpark off Roderick St

General Enquiries – (07) 3810-6815
Information Desk – (07) 3810-6772

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