Library Open for Fully Vaccinated Members

The SMSA Library is open for fully vaccinated members.


Please note, we have decided to maintain our current safety arrangements noted here for the safety of patrons and staff. Further updates will be provided in due course.


Read on for visiting guidelines and additional information.


Monday to Friday
from 8:45am-6:00pm*


Saturday 9:00am-1:00pm


The Library will be open for fully vaccinated members to browse, borrow and spend time.

Click & Collect will still be available

Members are able to borrow double the amount of books at this time. You can now borrow up to 10 books including 2 new books.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the library via email:


If you do not wish to come into the city at this time, we still have a fantastic range of online services available to members:

  • 24/7 access to eBooks and Audiobooks loans of up to 21 days. Read on your computer, smartphone, eReader or tablet.
  • Download a huge range of eMagazines using your computer, smartphone or tablet.
  • Beamafilm allows members to stream films and documentaries for free to any internet connected device – PC, smartphone, tablet or even your TV using ChromeCast or Apple TV.
  • Access our free online tutorials via Niche Academy – a new SMSA offering to keep your brain active.
  • Don’t forget our excellent online events program via Zoom!