HSC Support

Young female and male student using a laptop together in the Blue Room of Whitlam Library Cabramatta

Fairfield City Open Libraries is dedicated to supporting HSC students during and after their exams. We understand that the HSC can be a stressful period, we endeavour to support our students as they complete this academic milestone.

For any questions or enquiries, please call 9725 0323 or email hcitroni@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au.


Unfamiliar with a formal exam setting? Unable to make that space at home? These three and a half hour blocks are available for completing past papers while under exam conditions, and are being held at two of our branches.

Registrations are now open for the July and August sessions. Click here for Fairfield sessions and click here for Cabramatta sessions.

Whitlam Library, Cabramatta: 

  • July 17: 4pm-7:30pm
  • July 31: 4pm-7:30pm
  • September 25: 4pm-7:30pm
  • October 9: 4pm-7:30pm 

Fairfield Library: 

  • July 18: 4pm-7:30pm
  • August 1: 4pm-7:30pm
  • September 26: 4pm-7:30pm
  • October 10: 4pm-7:30pm



From 17 July to 2 November, Fairfield City Open Libraries will extend opening hours at Fairfield Library and Whitlam Library Cabramatta for HSC study. Whitlam Library opening hours will extend to 10pm, Tuesday to Thursday. Fairfield Library opening hours will extend to 8pm on Mondays and Wednesdays to support HSC students.

HSC students who need study space are encouraged to make the most of Whitlam and Fairfield Library's extended hours.

Terms and Conditions

Library members wishing to access the extended operating hours need to: 

  • Be a current member of Fairfield City Open Libraries; and
  • Activate their membership for extended opening hours (Please see Customer Service staff)
  • to sign in at 8pm with a valid library card using a PIN. Registration is free but must be completed before 8pm;
  • Be 16 years old or older; and
  • Enter the library before 10pm.

During extended opening hours, library members have access to the facilities and services available on the ground floor only. Amenities on the ground (female) and first floor (male) are also made available.  


Fairfield City Open Libraries has a number of past papers, subject notes and study guides available to loan. Our HSC collection can be viewed here.


Digital resources: