Return borrowed items

You can return your borrowed items to any branch of Boroondara Library Service.

All libraries have an automated returns chute near the entrance. You can return items 24 hours a day.

See our Visit the Library page for location details. 

Renew borrowed items

You can renew an item to renew your loan period for a further 3 weeks. 

You can renew any item up to 3 times, as long as it is not reserved by someone else.

You can renew borrowed items in any of these ways:

  • online
  • via the library app
  • by phone
  • in person
  • using a self-service terminal at a library branch. 

To renew an item online

Log in to your library account with your membership number and password.

  • Your 14-digit membership number is under the barcode on your library card.
  • Your 6-digit PIN is your date of birth in DDMMYY format.
  1. Select Check and renew loans.
  2. Select the items you wish to renew.
  3. Select Renew selections.

To renew an item by phone

Call us on (03) 9278 4666 during Boroondara Library Service opening hours.  

Tell us your membership number and the names of the items you wish to renew.

Returning or renewing eBooks and emagazines

If you borrow an eBook, you'll receive an email reminder before the end of your loan period.

Follow the instructions in the email to return or renew your items, or allow your access to automatically expire at the end of the loan.

Return an eBook or audiobook early

Navigate to your bookshelf or loans in Borrow Box or Libby. 

Select the title you want to return.

  • Select Return early for Borrow Box
  • Select Manage loan for Libby.

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