Every year thousands of students spend hours and hours holed up and hibernating in libraries across NSW studying for their HSC. Whilst libraries are a fantastic place for students to study, we are all probably aware some are better than others!

Serious hard-core study requires the right environment – you want to avoid the crowds, the noisy kids running around, find a comfy lounge and be free from distractions just to name a few requirements – essentially you need to choose the right location and the right library for study success!

Check out our review of Top Ryde library below to see if this is the best fit for your study success!



Library details

Location1 Pope Street, Ryde NSW 2112 (cnr Pope and Devlin Streets, within Top Ryde City Shopping Centre)
Contact Nb.9952 8352

Library Opening Hours

DayOpening times

Library Review

Facilities?*Free wifi
*Small rooms for study
*Large desks
*Booths and study table
Specific services for HSC students?None
Pros?*Unlimited access to WiFi
*Small pods of comfy lounges and tables
*Quiet zone study rooms
*This library has a good atmosphere - lots of natural light and located in the outdoor section of
*Located next to the outside area of Top Ryde shopping centre - plenty of options for food and drink during your breaks!
Cons?*Spots can fill up pretty quickly
*If you are wanting to talk and study in a group, keep the talk to a low hum to avoid librarians telling you off!
Best place in the library to study?*Quiet rooms or desks closest to the window
Overall rating?8.5/10

Our top tip: If you are after a quiet (enforced by staff), comfortable place to study in and a conducive atmosphere with plenty of natural sunlight Top Ryde Library is for you!