+ Today's opening hours

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

News and Information

Economist cover

Find out when new issues of magazines are available to reserve. 

I'm a dirty dinosaur

If you love dinosaur books, here is a fantastic list put together by Lisa at Ashburton Library.

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The Pokémon Go phenomena has hit Boroonda

Elena Ferrante cover image

When I went to buy the four Neapolitan Novels the bookseller said, 'I see you have Ferrante fever'.

Events and Programs

4:00pm Wednesday 31 August 2016
at Camberwell Library

Expo for all secondary school students. Pizza and sushi afternoon.

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2:00pm Monday 22 August 2016
at Ashburton Library

Does your family have some great stories that have never been documented?

This workshop, with Way Back When Consulting Historians, will look at how to do an oral history interview. 

Children's Book Week
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Wednesday 24 August 2016
at Balwyn Library

Share stories and songs with the whole family. Wear your pyjamas and bring your favourite cuddly toy.



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10:30am Thursday 28 July 2016 at Kew Library

Grab your knitting, crocheting or sewing and head down to your library to Stitch with Boroondara Libraries.

Third Thursday of each month from 10.30am to 12pm

Chinese storytime
11:00am Friday 29 July 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. 

Sing baby sing
2:00pm Friday 29 July 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.