PAPERPLATE is the little sister of BOOKPLATE. A grab-and-go cafe offering light breakfast and lunch items as well as espresso coffee and tea made by our expert baristas. PAPERPLATE is located on the Lower Ground 1 floor of the National Library of Australia.

Opening Hours

Mon - Fri 8:30am - 3pm

Closed weekends & Public Holidays

This is the power of gathering: it inspires us, delightfully, to be more hopeful, more joyful, more thoughtful: in a word, more alive.
- Alice Waters