Council has implemented strict protocols to ensure we comply with directions issued by government in relation to managing the COVID 19 risk. These protocols apply to our staff, our customers and visitors to our premises, and councillors alike. Some non-essential services have ceased altogether, others are still in operation but due to social distancing have added levels of complexity. Please be understanding that we will do our best to maintain services and help in what are unique and challenging circumstances.

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COVID-19 – Public Library Services

Closed from Thursday, 19 March 2020

Tenterfield Shire Council is continuing to review health advice regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and has put in place changes to meet guidelines for public safety. These guidelines have been implemented to ensure Council staff are available to meet the needs of the community throughout the crisis, with community and employee safety front of mind.

Tenterfield, Urbenville and Torrington libraries will be closed from 19 March 2020 until further notice resulting in the cancellation of all programs and meetings. Library members have access to a number of electronic resources at this time and new borrowers are able to apply for membership through the library catalogue page. Staff will be available during normal work hours, Monday to Friday via phone (02) 6736 6060 and email

Opening Hours and Addresses of Libraries operated by Tenterfield Shire Council.


  • 135 Manners Street, Tenterfield (opposite Post Office)
  • Postal Address – PO Box 214, Tenterfield  NSW  2372
  • Phone:  (02) 6736 6060
  • Opening Hours:  10.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 12 noon Saturday


  • Drake Village Resource Centre, Bruxner Highway, Drake  NSW  2469
  • Phone:  (02) 6737 6790
  • Opening Hours:  10.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday, 10.00 am to 3.00 pm Saturday and Sunday


  • Torrington Memorial Hall, 2782 Bates Road, Torrington  NSW  2371
  • Phone:  (02) 6734 6393
  • Opening Hours:  11.00 am to 2.00 pm Friday


  • Urbenville Hall, 7 Beaury Street, Urbenville  NSW  2475
  • Phone:  (02) 6634 1467
  • Opening Hours:  2.00 pm to 5.00 pm Wednesday