Inverell Shire Public Library, New South Wales

Identity area



Authorized form of name

Inverell Shire Public Library, New South Wales

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name


  • Municipal

Contact area


Manager Library Services



Street address

55-59 Campbell Street, Inverell




New South Wales

Country name

Postal code



02 6728 8130


02 6728 8277


Description area


Public Library Services were established in Inverell in 1940, making the library the third oldest public library in New South Wales.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Collection focuses on material relating to Inverell and its communities of interest, including Tingha, Bingara, Bundarra and Warialda. Published works authored by past and present citizens of the Inverell region are also collected, regardless of the nature of the works (ie works of fiction or non-fiction without local historical references).



Microfilms of local newspapers, published works, unpublished and archival materials relating to the local area, family history publications relating to past and present citizens of the local area.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Open Monday to Friday 9.30am-5.30pm and Saturday 9.30am-4pm.
Closed Sundays and public holidays.

Access conditions and requirements

The majority of materials are housed on open access, but all items are not for loan. Researchers desiring detailed assistance are encouraged to contact the library in advance to arrange a suitable time to visit.


Disabled access parking is available at the right-hand end of the building. Ramp access is available and all public areas are wheelchair accessible. A low vision aid device (Clearview Spectrum) is available for use.

Services area

Research services

Basic research support is available at all times, but for advanced support, prior contact to arrange suitable times is preferred.

Reproduction services

Copying (fees apply) and scanning facilities are available. Copying is via a coin-operated machine: some change may be available from staff. There are no eftpos facilities.
Researchers are welcome to scan or photograph records, in keeping with appropriate Copyright restrictions.

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised 20 March 2018




Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Thematic area)
  • Agriculture (Thematic area)
  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Environment (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Geography (Thematic area)
  • Immigration (Thematic area)
  • Indigenous (Thematic area)
  • Industry, Manufacturing and Commerce (Thematic area)
  • Labour (Thematic area)
  • Language (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Natural Resources (Thematic area)
  • Politics and Government (Thematic area)
  • Populations (Thematic area)
  • Recreation / Leisure / Sports (Thematic area)
  • Religion (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

55-59 Campbell Street, Inverell
Inverell, New South Wales 2360