Library opening hours during July 2021

Working from homeAs many know, Greater Sydney is in a lockdown. The library will not be staffed from Friday 25th June to Friday 31st July as the librarian will be working remotely from home. 

Please don't hesitate in emailing the library at if you require any library assistance.

The library will be closed to visitors during this time and reopen (hopefully) on Monday 2nd August 2021. There will also be a small delay in posting out books directly to your work or home addresses, but they will be sent as soon the library reopens.

Published on 24/06/2021 • Show all news

Opening times

The library is open to NSW RFS members Monday to Friday - closed weekends and public holidays. Upon request, the Library may also receive researchers and students who wish to visit the library.
If you wish to visit please make an appointment with the librarian.

Books, DVDs and journal articles are delivered by post/email to NSW RFS members who are unable to visit the library in person.


Our librarian is Katie Vandine.

The library is located on the third floor of the NSW RFS Head Office at 4 Murray Rose Ave, Sydney Olympic Park NSW.

You can contact the library via phone on 02 8741 5455 or email at

Our postal address is Locked Bag 17, Granville NSW 2142. Please return books to this address.

NSW RFS training manuals

Use the search box below to locate hardcopy editions of NSW RFS training manuals and workbooks that are available for loan from your Library.
Manuals and workbooks are available for a month’s loan.


Looking for something light to read. Your NSW RFS library, in conjunction with the Health, Safety and Welfare department, provide all members access to our Flipster online magazine collection.

With Flipster you can read the latest issues of our health and fitness magazines in addition to other titles such as PCWorld, Wild, and National Geographic. Quickly access a magazine in your browser, or use the Flipster app on your mobile device to download a magazine to read later - even when you're offline!

Contact the library for password and instructions.

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