+ Today's opening hours

  • Ashburton 10am-6pm
  • Balwyn 10am-6pm
  • Camberwell 9am-5pm
  • Hawthorn 10am-9pm
  • Kew 10am-9pm

News and Information

Armadillo in Paris

Would you use an armadillo for a pillow? Well, the answer is no.

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Can a tree grow from being fed lies? Can the fruit it bears reveal visions of truth when eaten?

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Did you ever write a letter to Santa and put ‘pony’ at the top of your list? I’m sure I did.

Chinese Storytime

Are you interested in exposing you preschool child to another language?

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Climate change fiction or 'cli-fi' (also sometimes called eco-fiction) is not new- but it is certainly a growing tren

Events and Programs

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7:00pm Wednesday 22 June 2016
at Balwyn Library

Arnold Zable is a highly acclaimed novelist, storyteller, educator and human rights advocate.

Chinese storytime
11:00am to 11:45am
Friday 27 May 2016
at Balwyn Library

Children of all ages are welcome.

Join us at the Balwyn Library for stories and songs in Mandarin and English.

Free sessions, no bookings required.

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7:00pm Tuesday 28 June 2016
at Hawthorn Library

Mankind has been looking at the stars for thousands of years, wondering how our world came to be.

Sing baby sing
2:00pm Friday 27 May 2016 at Ashburton Library

For babies aged 0 to 12 months old.

Sing Baby Sing is an interactive session that will introduce your baby to the joy and rhythm of language.

Sing baby sing
10:30am Thursday 2 June 2016 at Hawthorn Library

For babies aged 0 to 12 months old.

Sing Baby Sing is an interactive session that will introduce your baby to the joy and rhythm of language.

Tinytots
10:30am Friday 3 June 2016 at Camberwell Library

For children aged 12 months to 2.5 years old