Balwyn Library closure and reopening

The temporary Balwyn Library closed on 16 March ahead of the redeveloped library re-opening on 4 April. See details about the closure.

Did you know you can use your online library wherever you go? Access an incredible range of eBooks, audio books, digital magazines and journals, online learning courses, languages and more from your personal device.

So what can you do when you take the library with you?

  • Keep up to date with the latest news or enjoy your favourite magazines from around the world with Press Reader, RBDigital and Newsbank.   
  • Get top marks on your assignments or do some professional development reading using ProQuest and EBSCO.
  • Learn everything from how to make an app using to speaking Mandarin with Transparent Language Online.
  • Listen to new tunes or all your favourites by browsing thousands of songs on Freegal music.
  • Get reliable facts and help with homework using CREDO Reference and Encyclopaedia Britannica.
  • Immerse yourself in family history with Ancestry, Find My Past and newspaper archives.
  • Chill out on the beach with and eBook or eAudio book or watch a movie on Beamafilm.

Explore our full range of online resources anytime, anywhere via the library collections page.

For most platforms, all you need to do is enter your library card number and PIN. Where more steps are necessary, full instructions are provided.

Want to learn more? You can always ask a librarian, phone 9278 4666 or come into the library and speak to the staff.