Lachlan Shire Library Service offers access to over 25,000 books, approximately 700 DVD’s, dozens of board games and puzzles, magazines, newspapers and audio books.  Our collections are supplemented through subscriptions to a number of electronic resources including BorrowBox, Story Box, Indy Reads and Gale databases.

About Our Libraries


Address: 130 Bathurst Street, Condobolin NSW 2877     

Ph: 02 6895 2253

Monday     9:00am to 5:30pm 
Tuesday 9:00am to 5:30pm
Wednesday        9:00am to 5:30pm
Thursday 9:00am to 5:30pm
Friday 9:00am to 5:30pm
Saturday 9:00am to 12:00pm


Lake Cargelligo

Address: 35A Foster Street, Lake Cargelligo NSW 2672

Ph: 02 6898 1722

Monday   9:00am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday        9:00am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday 9:00am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 4:30pm



Address: Tottenham Central School, Merilba Street, Tottenham NSW 2873

Ph: 0418 333 153 (only during opening hours)

Monday  3:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday        3:30pm to 5:30pm
Friday 3:30pm to 5:30pm


Burcher Store

Address: Lot 1 Bena Street, Burcher NSW 2671

Ph: 02 6872 5250

Monday  9:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday        9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm



Join the Library

Membership is available to all Lachlan Shire Council residents free of charge. Your Library Card should be used each time you borrow as this will ensure that your membership is maintained on the database. Please notify the staff of any changes to your name, address or contact details.

Your Library Card is your gateway to our digital resources, including BorrowBox, Story Box, Indy Reads and the Gale databases.

Becoming a Member

You will need a current Driver’s Licence, a Student ID card, a title/lease/rental agreement, a utility bill or mail postmarked in the last four weeks as proof of residence.

1. Bring ID with your current address to the library desk

2. We will process your library membership

3. Check items out the same day (borrowing limits apply).

Members can extend the loan on most borrowed items, either by phoning or visiting the library. Reserved items cannot be renewed.


You are able to reserve any items you require that are currently on loan.


The Condobolin Library runs several programs throughout the year. Below is the table of programs; 

Baby Rhyme Time    Wednesdays and Fridays  9:30am to 10:00am
Pre-School Story Time    Wednesdays and Fridays  10:00am to 11:00am 
Knitting Group    First Monday of each month  2:00pm to 4:00pm
Euchre Group    Tuesdays 10:00am to 12:00pm 
Book Club   First Thursday of each month    5:30pm to 6:30pm


New members are always welcome. Please contact the Condobolin Library for more information. 


Use our online catalogue to search for items, check your library record, renew your loans or reserve items that are currently out on loan.

Unable to find what you are looking for? We may be able to purchase an item for you or borrow it from another library (fees apply). The State Library of NSW has a plethora of resources available that we can access.

Digital Library

BorrowBox - With BorrowBox (by Bolinda Digital) you can gain access to more than 8,000 eBooks and 5,200 eAudiobook titles across a range of genres for all ages.  Your Library membership number and password is required.

Story Box - For families to connect, engage, inspire and educate children, Story Box Library is the best place to watch celebrated stories read aloud by your favourite storytellers. Your Library membership number is required.

Indy Reads - Indyreads provides New South Wales Public Library members with free access to a large collection of eBook & Audiobook titles.  Your Library membership number and password is required.

Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC) - LIAC is a specialist information service run by the State Library of NSW and is free for NSW residents. Click here to find out more.

Drug Info - Free information about drugs, alcohol and the law, run by the State Library of NSW for the community of NSW. Click here to find out more.  



Gale Books and Authors - Answer the age-old question, 'What do I read next?' Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres, or topics.

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship - Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles, and more.

Gale Business: Plan Builder - Grow, plan, and optimize a business/nonprofit. Utilize development tools and a step-by-step process to build a business plan.

Gale Business Insights: Global - Compare global economies, countries, and industries with in-depth analysis on over 400,000 companies.

Gale Health and Wellness - Access full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. This comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices for researchers of all levels.

Gale In Context: Biography - Discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.

Gale In Context: Environmental Studies - Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.

Gale In Context: Global Issues - Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints - Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.

Gale In Context: Science - Understand context for hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more.

Gale In Context: World History - Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history from a variety of sources.

Gale Interactive: Science - Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.

Gale Literature Resource Centre - Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.

Gale OneFile: General - Access general interest magazines and key serials in a single resource. Best for general research.

Gale OneFile: News - Access major newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields. Includes Australian News Limited and Fairfax newspapers.

Gale OneFile: Australia and New Zealand - Access comprehensive periodical content with a focus on Australia and New Zealand, complemented by global news, reference, and multimedia coverage.

National Geographic Virtual Library - Browse this cross-searchable platform for research insight from journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery.

National Geographic Kids - Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Use this separate link children’s dedicated computers.


The Lachlan Shire Library offers the following services to community members;

Novels   Adult, Young Adult, Graphic Novels, Junior, Junior Readers, Picture Books
Non Fiction Books    
Reference Collection    
Large Print books  
Audio books  
Local History Collection     Including an historical photograph collection 
Public Access Computers     Including Microsoft Suite
Free Wi-Fi  
Information technology sessions        By appointment only, enquire at Condobolin Library
Photocopying Fees apply
Printing Fees apply
Faxing Fees apply
Laminating  Fees apply
Meeting Room Available free to non-profit groups and clubs
Home Library Service to Lachlan Shire residents             Available to those who are housebound and unable to attend the Library




The Lachlan Shire Library is a great place to meet up with people, to get out of the heat or the cold, wait for the car to be fixed or even just relax and read the paper.