PHIVE, at 5 Parramatta Square, is Parramatta’s new community, cultural and civic hub, located in the heart of Parramatta’s CBD. PHIVE is a central part of the vibrant, emerging Parramatta Square precinct, with cafes, restaurants, shopping and incredible public art. And it’s a great space to explore with kids!
Things to do:
Check out the iconic building – PHIVE is an architectural icon with a bold design. It’s a truly smart building, with sustainability credentials allowing it to be net zero carbon from day one.
Visit the library – PHIVE houses the City of Parramatta’s library on levels 1 and 2, with an extensive book collection, digital resources, dedicated Children’s space and study areas. There are also three children’s story times a week during school term. Each session commences at 10:30am and runs for 30 minutes. The schedule is as follows:
- Tuesday – Toddler Time (18 month – 3 years)
- Wednesday – Bibs and Books (0-2 years)
- Friday – Preschool Storytime (3 years – 5 years)
Further information regarding the library can be found here.
Check out Parramatta Square – sitting at 5 Parramatta Square, PHIVE is a central part of the vibrant, emerging Parramatta Square precinct, with cafes, restaurants, shopping and public art. Find out more about the eateries here.
Visiting PHIVE, the Library, exploring the artworks, community and cultural spaces is free, and so are many of the events and programs.
Monday to Thursday: 9am – 8pm
Friday to Sunday: 9am – 5pm
Closed Public Holidays
PHIVE, is located at 5 Parramatta Square, Parramatta with the nearest cross streets Macquarie Street and Civic Place, Parramatta.