Library Museum Gallery History

Hurstville City Library Museum & Gallery (LMG) is a centre of cultural excellence which educates, inspires and engages Hurstville’s diverse community through innovative programs and services that foster creativity, celebrate local identity and support lifelong learning.

After years of independent planning, management and service delivery, Hurstville City Council's key cultural facilities - the libraries and the museum and gallery - were integrated in a revised management structure in 2009.  The recognition, that working in isolation was no longer appropriate or sustainable, led to the implementation of a new LMG management team and the development of an updated LMG Strategic Plan to 2020. The plan, launched in 2010, was based on extensive input and consultation with Council staff and the community. 

The re-branded Hurstville City Library Museum & Gallery service reflects the upmost importance Hurstville City Council places on the delivery of quality programs, collections, cultural facilities and projects for the benefit of its community.

The LMG is managed by the Manager – Library, Museum & Entertainment, and the Customer Service, Collections, Online Services and Historical & Cultural Services teams. The LMG teams also works closely with Hurstville City Council’s Entertainment Centre team The LMG incorporates three locations; Hurstville Library, Penshurst Branch Library and Hurstville Museum & Gallery.