Join the Library
The Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts is affordable to join — less than the price of a book — and there are loads of benefits.
About the Library
Located in the Sydney CBD near Town Hall, the SMSA Library is the perfect place to spend a quiet lunch hour or pay a visit after work.
Library Catalogue / Members' Login
Search for books in our library catalogue, reserve books online or look at your borrowing history.
eBooks & Audiobooks — Get started today!
Read 100s of titles in SMSA's eBook & Audiobook library — any time, anywhere. It's easy! Get started today on your PC, smartphone, iPad, tablet or ereader.
Borrow books from the Tom Keneally Centre
The Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts is pleased to announce that members can now borrow books from the Tom Keneally Centre collection in addition to the main SMSA Library.
New Library Books @mdash; updated monthly
We are always adding new books to the Library's collection, as well as eBooks and audiobooks. Here's where you can see the latest additions.
New Library books become available on the second Tuesday of each month, and remain listed as 'New Books' for two months.
The loan period for New Books is 2 weeks, and they may not be renewed.