Dapto Library

An inclusive and safe space for everyone, Dapto Library is located on level one of the Ribbonwood Centre, in the town centre adjacent to Dapto Showgrounds.

A much-loved community hub, the Library is home to a large collection of books, films, music and magazines, with free technology and internet access, and friendly expert staff on hand.

The Library hosts regular events and programs for all ages, from fun preschool literacy to creative and technology workshops for adults. Free parking is available on site.

  • Monday: 9.30am - 7pm
  • Tuesday: 9.30am - 7pm
  • Wednesday: 9.30am - 7pm
  • Thursday: 9.30am - 5pm
  • Friday: 9.30am - 5pm
  • Saturday: 9.30am - 1pm
  • Sunday: closed

The after hours returns chutes at this library is open year-round except for public holidays.

Free parking is available in two large car parks at the Ribbonwood Centre. Enter from Moombara Street for the northern car park, or Heininger Street for the southern car park.

Public transport

The nearest bus stop to Dapto Library is 50m or a 1 minute walk away on the Princes Highway.

Dapto Train Station is approximately 650m or a 6 minute walk away.

See Transport for NSW's website for bus and train route details.

Building access

Dapto Library is on the first floor of the Ribbonwood Centre. The are automatic doors at the main building entrance, and lift access to the library.


An accessible toilet is available on the ground floor of the Ribbonwood centre.

Social story

We've made a social story to help people visit and use Dapto Library.

Going to Dapto Library    PDF, 2709.36 KB

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Dapto study rooms are now available for use.

Dapto Library has one study room that can be used by up to eight people, and one study room that can be used by up to two people.

The study rooms cannot be used for meetings, paid tutoring or commercial activities.

Call or visit the library to book a room.

Events at Dapto Library

Upcoming events are shown below, or see our calendar for more library events.