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Libraries

Libraries

There are 4 library locations in the City of Whittlesea – in Lalor, Mill Park, Thomastown and Whittlesea. A mobile library visits 3 extra sites within the municipality regularly.

Library services include:

  • regular storytimes for babies, toddlers and children
  • extensive catalogue of books, magazines, video games, talking books, movies and music to borrow
  • access to computers and the internet
  • free wireless internet access
  • library materials in languages other than English
  • home library service for housebound residents to borrow library items
  • library-facilitated book groups
  • interlibrary loan service to borrow from other libraries Australia-wide
  • school holiday programs
  • author talks
  • senior social activities
  • guest speakers

You can also hire library meeting rooms for community activities.

Library locations and opening hours

Lalor

2A May Road (Melway 8 K5)
P: 9465 2353

Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday: 10am - 8.30pm
Friday and Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 1pm – 5pm

Toy library opening hours:
Tuesday and Wednesday: 11am – 12pm
Friday and Saturday: 11am – 12pm

Mill Park

394 Plenty Road (Melway 10 C2)
P: 9437 8189

Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday: 10am - 8.30pm
Friday and Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 1pm – 5pm

Thomastown

52 Main Street (Melway 8 G7)
P: 9464 1864

Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday: 10am - 8.30pm
Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 1pm
Sunday: Closed

Whittlesea

57-61 Laurel St
P: 9716 3028

Opening hours:
Monday: 9am – 5pm
Tuesday: 9am – 5pm
Wednesday: 9am – 8.30pm
Thursday: 9am – 5pm
Friday: 9am – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 1pm
Sunday: Closed

 

Mobile library service

You can borrow any of the 14,000 items in stock through the mobile library service.

The mobile library has internet access, 3 public computers and a children’s area. It services the following areas in the City of Whittlesea:

  • Doreen
  • Epping
  • Mernda
  • Whittlesea

It also services the following areas outside the City of Whittlesea:

  • Arthurs Creek
  • Christmas Hills
  • Diamond Creek
  • Hurstbridge
  • North Warrandyte
  • Panton Hill
  • St Andrews
  • West Heidelberg
  • Yallambie
  • Yarrambat