About the Library

The Northern Territory Library is the premier public research library focused on the history and culture of the Northern Territory. Our role is to collect, grow and energise the knowledge of the Northern Territory for current and future generations.

Northern Territory Library

Open six days a week
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 10am – 5pm
  • Wed 10am – 8pm
  • Thu 10am – 5pm
  • Fri 10am – 5pm
  • Sat 1pm – 5pm
  • Sun 1pm – 5pm
Find us
4 Bennett St, Parliament House
Darwin City NT 0800

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Ph: (08) 8999 7177
E: ntl.info@nt.gov.au
Our facilities
  • quiet study areas
  • research support
  • free WiFi
  • computer access
  • print and scanning facilities
  • café access
  • toilet facilities
  • accessible venue
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Policies and reports

The Northern Territory Library is committed to best practice and accountability in every aspect of its services and programs. Policies and reports underpin our achievements and strong community connections. 


What we collect

The Library collects a wide range of materials relating to the history of the Northern Territory. This includes images, books, manuscripts, maps, posters. newspapers and audiovisual materials.


Advisory Groups

The Community Reference Group, and the Aboriginal Advisory Group advise, support, and promote the work of Library & Archives NT.


Join the conversation

Whether discussing the story behind an image or solving history mysteries, there are always fascinating discussions happening on social media. Join the conversation to tell your story using the #NTLibrary #myNThistory or #madewithNTL hashtags.