Nhulunbuy Community Library

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Nhulunbuy Community Library is a shared community and school library within the Nhulunbuy High School on Matthew Flinders Way.

Phone: (08) 8987 0860
Fax: (08) 8987 0836
Email: nhulunbuylibrary.ntl@nt.gov.au
Post: PO Box 1271, Nhulunbuy NT 0811

Opening hours

Open Tuesday to Friday, 10.00am to 4.00pm

Open Saturday 10.00am to 1.00pm

Closed on Monday and public holidays.


Membership is free and open to all Northern Territory (NT) residents.

You will need personal identification and proof of your permanent NT residential address.

Your membership lets you borrow a range of resources and gives you access to many other great programs and services.

People living in Nhulunbuy temporarily for up to six months, or who are fly-in-fly-out and are not Territory residents can join up for a temporary membership.

As a part of the Connect NT network, if you are a Nhulunbuy Community Library member you can use your library card at any library in the NT.


Your membership lets you borrow up to 10 items at a time.


There is free wireless and free public computers in the library.

Children's programs - storytime for under fives

Wednesday and Friday mornings at 10.00am

This interactive story session is for young children under five years old.

Children can come to the library with parents or carers. It's a great chance to meet in the library to listen to stories, sing and dance, and play together.

Stories and sessions follow a different theme each month.

There are also school holiday activities for children aged five to 12 years old.


Explore a range of library eResources which are available at the library or through your web browser.

eResources are website and specialist databases with information on history,  literature, music and many other subjects free to library members.

Go to eResources for more information.

Special collections - East Arnhem Collection

The East Arnhem Collection is a local reference collection of resources about East Arnhem Land.

Areas covered include Nhulunbuy, Yirrkala, Milingimbi, Ramingining, Galiwin'ku, and Groote Eylandt.

The collection reflects the colourful cultural history of East Arnhem Land.

Material in the collection includes books, journals, newspapers, pamphlets, posters, maps, cassettes, videotapes, oral histories, photographs, Aboriginal art, reports, community information and ephemera.

Last updated: 19 January 2018