Collections

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

The Boroondara Library Service has the largest public library collection outside of the State Library Victoria, with more than half a million physical and digital items. This large collection is well-used, with loans of around 2.4 million items annually. We hold a wide range of collections: books and eBooks, resources in community languages, local history, community information, magazines, newspapers and more.

  • books – an extensive range of adult, youth and children's books
  • eBooks and eAudio - a growing range for adults and children
  • resources in Boroondara’s community languages: Chinese, Korean, Indonesian, Italian, Greek and French.
  • large print books
  • graphic novels
  • DVDs for adults and children
  • magazines on most popular subjects
  • sound recordings – popular and classical music, children's music and stories, talking books and instructional resources
  • local history collections and photographs
  • eResources such as newspapers, language learning, health and legal information, tutoring, reference, art and culture and more.