Following the advice of the Victorian Chief Health Officer, to extend the current lockdown, our libraries will remain closed until Thursday 23 September. This is in line with restrictions imposed by the Victorian Government which remain in place until midnight Thursday 23 September 2021.
During this lockdown period, Boroondara Library Service is providing limited services to our members as follows:
Allocated reservations can be collected during the following times:
Monday - 10am* to 6pm
Tuesday - 10am* to 6pm
Wednesday - 10am* to 6pm
Thursday - 10am* to 6pm
Friday - 10am* to 6pm
Saturday - 10am to 5pm
Sunday - 1pm to 5pm
* Please note that Camberwell Library opens at 9am
All reservation collection dates have been extended until Monday 27 September 2021, so even if you live more than 5kms away, your reservation will still be waiting for you.
Find out more about reserving library items.
Our return chutes are open, however items that you currently have on loan that are due to be returned during this lockdown have been extended until Monday 27 September 2021.
Access our Online Library
Explore our digital collections with your library membership number and 6 digit PIN.
- download eBooks and audio books using the Libby and Borrow Box apps
- learn new skills from app development to business with LinkedIn Learning
- stream movies and series for the whole family via Kanopy and Beamafilm
- practice a new language using Transparent Language Online
- read digital magazines and newspapers on Overdrive magazines and Press Reader
- research or do some professional reading with ProQuest and EBSCO
- try an new craft or hobby with Creativebug
- watch picture books read aloud with Story Box Library or animated on Kanopy Kids.
If you don't have a membership with us you can join online.
Participate in our Events Online
You can participate in regular online events organised by Boroondara Library Service. Be the first to know and register by:
• Subscribing to our What’s On - Online eNewsletter
• Like Boroondara Library Service on Facebook
• Follow Boroondara Library Service on Instagram
We also have staff available to take your call, so please contact us on 9278 4666 on Mondays to Thursdays 9am to 9pm, Fridays 9am to 6pm, Saturdays 10am to 5pm and Sundays 1pm to 5pm.
Updates about COVID-19
For regular updates about the coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website.