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WSLHD Library updates during COVID-19

Sydney Covid lockdown 26 June - October, 2021

The majority of library staff will be working offsite during Sydney’s COVID-19 lockdown but online support and services will continue. Please check service updates including current opening hours by library or you can contact us for further information.

Access Covid-19 library updates and resources

In response to COVID-19, our WSLHD libraries are still available to help you. We continue to offer all of our high quality services but now we are extending our support to help you to work remotely, via our Virtual Library services.

Services include:

  • Providing library support when you need it via email, phone or in person (observing social distancing)
  • Conducting expert literature searches
  • Providing access to an extensive collection of subscribed information resources at work and remotely from home
  • Supplying requested journal articles via email
  • Library training and consultations delivered on request for individuals or teams using our popular virtual training options or in small groups (observing social distancing)

This guide will be kept updated with information to support you including:

Service updates by library (including current opening hours)
COVID-19 Websites
Expert COVID-19 searches (customisable)
Access library eResources remotely

Library opening hours and contact details

Auburn Hospital Library

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 7.30 - 3.00, Wednesday (occasional) 8.00 - 4.30, 24/7 access (with hospital ID)

Access by staff & Notre Dame medical students


Cumberland Hospital Mental Health Library

02 9840 3503

Monday - Friday 9.00 - 5.00

Access by staff & eligible students


Mount Druitt Hospital Library

 02 9881 1637

Monday 9.30 - 3.30, Tuesday 8.30 - 3.30

 No access to library during lockdown. Please use our virtual services instead. More information at


Peter Zelas Library Blacktown Hospital

02 9851 6025

Monday - Friday 8.30 - 4.30

 No access to library during lockdown. Please use our virtual services instead. More information at


Westmead Hospital Library

02 8890 6266

Monday - Friday 8.30 - 5.30, 24/7 access (with hospital ID)

No restrictions, access by staff & eligible students