Our Special Services

Library staff member carrying a box of paper to a Fairfield City delivery bus

Fairfield City Open Libraries provides a special Home Library service, Council services and Justice of the Peace (JP) services. 

Please see below for more information on each service.

Order and Collect

Order and Collect is available to members who are not fully vaccinated, or who are unvaccinated.

Here’s how it works:

You can borrow books, DVD's, Magazines and Kobo Readers either online or by calling us with your preference. We will notify you when your order is available for pick up.

You can reserve items through our catalogue or the Library app.

Request to Order and Collect:

Online: You'll need to have your library card number and PIN (number) to reserve your items on the catalogue.

By phone: You can reserve any library items with just your library card number when phoning 9725 0333.

Pick your items up from the library in a contactless way:

  • Once we have received your request, we will get in contact with you and let you know when to pick up your items
  • All items will be checked out to your card beforehand
  • Please bring your library card with you
  • Please wear a mask when collecting items
  • Items will be placed on a table outside the entrance of the library for collection

Order and Collect is available at Bonnyrigg, Fairfield, Wetherill Park and Whitlam Library Cabramatta
Smithfield Community Library remains closed until December.

The health and safety of our staff and visitors is our priority so please adhere to the current Public Health Orders.

How do I return my items?

You can return your Order and Collect items via the return chute at Bonnyrigg and Wetherill Park Libraries. The return chute is also available after-hours at both branches.

Home Library Service

You may be eligible for free Home Library Service if you live in the Fairfield area and are unable to visit a library due to:

  • Frailty
  • Long term illness
  • Disability
  • You do not have anyone to visit on your behalf

People with short term incapacity may also be eligible. 

Books, audiobooks and other library resources are selected for you, and delivered to and collected from your home or your retirement village on a monthly basis.

To enquire about our Home Library Service or to apply for registration, please contact us on 9725 0333.

JP Services

Bonnyrigg Library

Every Monday 10am-2pm (Commencing 25 October 2021)
Every Wednesday 3-5pm
Every Thursday 10am-1pm (Commencing 28 October 2021)

Fairfield Library

Every Thursday 1.30-3pm 

Wetherill Park Library

NOTE: There will be no JP Service available at Wetherill Park Library on Wednesday 1 December 2021.

Every Tuesday 10-12pm
Every Wednesday 11-1pm
Every Friday 2-4pm

Whitlam Library Cabramatta

NOTE: There will be no JP Service available at Whitlam Library Cabramatta from Wednesday 1 December 2021 until further notice.

Every Wednesday 9.30am-12pm

Note: The NSW Government has introduced new regulations to temporarily enable legal documents to be witnessed remotely by authorised witnesses, including NSW Justices of the Peace. To learn more, please take a look at the NSW Justices of Peace Witnessing legal documents remotely Factsheet.

The following services may be available, please contact the organisations for their availability:

Community First Step Fairfield

JP services by appointment only from 10am-3pm. Please call before you go.
Community Centre in Fairfield, New South Wales
Address: 25 Barbara St, Fairfield NSW 2165
Phone: 9727 4333

Stockland’s Town Centre Wetherill Park

Thursdays from 5-6pm (outside the Commonwealth Bank)
Saturdays from 9.30-11.30am
561-583 Polding St, Wetherill Park New South Wales, 2164
Phone: 9609 7766
Centre Management confirmed customers can call JP directly: Russell Edwards 0414 875 516.

You can also visit the following websites to get more information:

Meeting Rooms

Open Libraries has a range of rooms available for public hire. 

To find out more about hiring these spaces, please direct your enquiries to:

Email: libraryenquiries@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 9725 0333

Or visit our Workary page and find out more about the rooms and hot desk options available to our customers. 

Council Services

Council Services are available Monday-Friday from 9.30am-4.30pm at all our libraries except for Smithfield Community Library. 

Some examples of Council services include:

  • General enquiries
  • Pay Council rates
  • Dog or cat registrations
  • Report a problem, such as trees, footpath and storm water
  • Waste enquiries, such as missed services or bin repairs
  • Application forms for tree permits or driveways
  • Apply for planning certificates

Development Applications need to be made at Council's Administration Centre, 86 Avoca Road, Wakeley NSW 2176.

Payment can be made by EFTPOS, cheque or money order, no cash will be accepted.

For further information, please contact us on 9725 0333 or contact Council's Administration Building on 9725 0222.