+ Today's opening hours

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

News and Information

Thursday 14 January 2016

We are delighted to be hosting a night with Carolyn Landon, author of Banksia lady: Celia Rosser, botanical artis

Friday 11 December 2015

With Beamafilm's stream-on-demand video service

Thursday 10 December 2015

Going away over the summer holidays or just relaxing at home over the coming months?

Warhol Weiwei book cover
Tuesday 12 January 2016

Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei are two of the most significant and recognisable artists of the last century.

Love Summer display at Balwyn
Monday 11 January 2016

The sun is out, the sunscreen is on and school is a distant memory.

Thursday 31 December 2015

If Christmas is boom time for the purchase and gifting of eReaders then summer must surely be the perfect time to enj

Events and Programs

Family reading
7:00pm Monday 29 February 2016
at Ashburton Library

An information session for parents/carers of babies, preschoolers and early primary aged children.

Banksia Lady
7:00pm Tuesday 16 February 2016
at Hawthorn Library

The story of Celia Rosser, internationally acclaimed botanical illustrator, who dedicated her life to painting the entire genus of Banksia, the only artist to have done such a thing.

book art graphic
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday 10 February 2016
at Balwyn Library

Turn old books into new, glorious works of art!

No bookings required, just turn up.


Sing baby sing
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Monday 8 February 2016
at Kew 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.

Bedtime storytime
6:30pm to 7:00pm
Monday 8 February 2016
at Ashburton Library

Bedtime storytime is an enjoyable story session for the whole family.

Remember to wear your pyjamas and bring your favourite teddy.

10:30am to 12:00pm
Wednesday 10 February 2016
at Balwyn Library

Do you have an eReader or tablet that you would like to download eBooks onto? Learn how to search, request, checkout and download from our collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks in a free, 30- minute