Following a Council review of its library service offering during COVID, Hampton Library launched its new extended trading hours program Branch Out, enabling patrons access from 6am - 10pm*, 7 days per week. *Access to Hampton Library is unavailable from 9.45am - 10am Monday - Saturday.

The program comprises of unstaffed hours and is open to members who complete an induction process and are aged 18+, with children being accompanied by an adult following a contemporary makeover.

Branch Out will enable flexibility, with members able to access the library at a day and time convenient to them.

The library will be relocated into the new Hub as part of the build, maintaining Branch Out Access, and providing access to larger spaces to run programs.

The existing Library building will be sold.