Extended Hours - Monday November 29, 2021

On Monday 29th November, Shoalhaven Libraries will be extending our opening hours. Our branches will now be open during the following times:

  • Nowra Library: Monday – Friday 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Ulladulla Library: Monday – Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday 9:30am - 2:00pm
  • Sanctuary Point Library: Monday – Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Milton Library: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 10:30am – 12:30pm & 2:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Mobile Library: Back to our regular timetable

In line with the Public Health Order, we ask that if you wish to visit our libraries:

  • Masks are mandatory for everyone 12 years and over.*
  • Mandatory check-in is in place (QR code or staff manual check-in)
  • All individuals 16 and over must be fully vaccinated to enter the library*. Proof must be sighted by a library staff member. If you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated member from your household.
  • Please remember to sanitise your hands and maintain 1.5m social distancing at all times.

* A statutory declaration or medical certificate is required for face mask exemptions. This will need to be sighted by library staff on entry.

* If you have a medical reason for not receiving the COVID-19 vaccination, you will require a NSW Health medical contraindication certificate. This will need to be sighted by library staff on entry.

Unable to enter the library?

For those individuals who are unable to visit the library, our Digital Library, and Click, Call & Collect service will remain available to all members.

For those who are unable to return to the library our Click, Call & Collect service remains open. Reserve your items and pick them up from the library!

The Book Haven is a Facebook group for our reading community. Join us for book chat, news and reviews and The Book Haven Book Club, a monthly eBook and eAudiobook club featuring simultaneous loan titles from BorrowBox. Join today

Digital Library

Our Digital Library is always open! Download eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines, stream movies and stay informed with a range of digital resources covering everything from literature to languages to health.

All our apps and digital resources are free for library members. To log in, you'll need a current Shoalhaven Libraries library card number or Digital Membership number and your library PIN (your date of birth by default eg. 01021980) 

eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines

We've got you covered...

BorrowBox - Our most popular platform, featuring eBooks and eAudiobooks across a range of genres. If reservation times are getting you down, take heart - we've just added 11 new eBook and 11 new eAudio titles that each allow 500 loans! That's 11,000 instant loans!

indyreads - Our brand new eBook platform features independent Australian and international titles, classic literature and modern award-winning titles in eBook and eAudio format. Try it out!

Libby - OverDrive's award winning app Libby offers a great range of fiction and non-fiction eBooks and eAudio, plus eMagazines. Download on your mobile device at the App Store or Play Store.

Digital Resources for Kids

Kids are always welcome to read, listen, stream and learn at our Digital Library. Highlights for kids include Story Box Library, Kanopy for Kids, BorrowBox, and Britannica Library. Visit our Kids page to learn more!    

Study Resources

Our Digital Library is a treasure trove of information for students, including magazine, newspaper and journal articles, maps, reports, reviews, images and video, and free access to Britannica Library. Topics include science, human society, the environment, PD/H/PE, literature, history, Australian current affairs, social sciences, and languages. These resources are up-to-date and reliable. They can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Best of all, they’re absolutely free.  View our Study Help page here. 


Our family history eResource Ancestry Library Edition can be accessed from your home computer or mobile device until 31 December 2021. Visit the Genealogy page on the Digital Library to find out more.  

Ask A Librarian Service

Need information for research or school? Submit an email and a librarian will get back to you.

Further information

For further information please contact your local branch

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Our Branches

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, some of our services are currently not available. Please see our updates page for more information.

Sanctuary Point Library

Paradise Beach Road, Sanctuary Point
(02) 4406 2076 | Email

Mobile Library

View timetable
(02) 4429 3705 |  Email

Nowra Library

10 Berry Street, Nowra
(02) 4429 3705 |  Email

Ulladulla Library

Ulladulla Civic Centre, Princes Highway
(02) 4444 8820 |  Email

Milton Library

Old Town Hall, Princes Highway
(02) 4429 8916 |  Email