Malabar Community Library, Matraville

The Malabar Community Library is a small, friendly branch that features an outdoor library with seating, grassed area and shade and boasts a collection of 12,000 items including books, magazines, CDs and DVDs. The library has free Wi-Fi, four public use computers and photocopying, scanning and printing facilities. The Malabar Memorial Hall is located next to the library.

Contact details

Malabar Community Library can be contacted via (02) 9093 6120 or

24-hour renewals can be made online or by using the myLibrary App.


Australia Day 2020 Opening Hours

Please note that all Library service points will be closed on Monday 27 January 2020 due to the Australia Day public holiday. Normal hours of operation will resume on Tuesday 28 January 2020.

Opening Hours

The Malabar Community Library and Malabar Toy and Game Library are open 6 days a week with the exception of public holidays.

Day of the week

Opening Hours


9.30am - 7pm

Tuesday - Friday

9.30am - 5pm


9.30am - 12 noon



Visitor information

Directions and parking

The Malabar Community Library is located in Matraville, 11.8 kilometres from the Sydney CBD.

Free council parking is available in the open air car park on Anzac Parade (accessible by driving South on Anzac Parade).

Public transport

The Malabar Community Library is well serviced by public transport, with buses stopping on Anzac Parade.

From the City: Bus routes 394, 399, L94 and X94 depart Elizabeth Street and proceed to Malabar via Oxford Street.

From Central: Bus route 393 departs from Eddy Avenue.

From Bondi Junction: Take a bus from Bondi junction bus interchange terminal to Anzac Parade, Kensington and connect to route 394, 399, L94 or X94

From Randwick Junction: Take bus routes 400 or 410 departing from Belmore Road to Anzac Parade, Kensington and connect to route 394, 399, L94 or X94

Wheelchair accessibility

The Malabar Library has ramp access from Anzac Parade.

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