Music and film

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


Freegal Music gives you access to millions of songs from over 10,000 labels including Sony.

  • Download the Freegal App
  • Find 'City of Boroondara-Hawthorn Library' and login with your 14 digit library card number and 6 digit PIN (date of birth, ddmmyy)
  • Search for some songs, tap to download and start listening.

Visit the Freegal website for more information.


Beamafilm is a collection of over 200 independent documentaries and feature films streamed straight to you at a time and place you decide (internet connection required, login with your 14 digit library card number).

  • Go to and select ‘libraries’ top right of screen
  • Enter your 14 digit library card number
  • Search for a film and click ‘watch now’.

Visit Beamafilm for more information