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  • Brighton library exterior front entrance

    Brighton library extended opening hours trial wraps up before Christmas

    The Brighton Library extended hours pilot will end on Friday 22 December 2023 after three months tri...

  • Trevor the friendly librarian

    Meet our friendly librarian Trevor

    We had a chat with Trevor the friendly librarian to learn his top book recommendations.

  • Cartoon of a open book with a building of a library popping out alongside a teddy bear

    New printing system 'Princh' is launching at Bayside Libraries

    Bayside Libraries will soon be upgrading our printers to an elite system called Princh.

  • Precinct Plans - aerial view of  Elsternwick Park

    Tree growth shows Urban Forest progress 🌳

    Findings from the Urban Forest Strategy Annual Report have shown that tree canopy coverage around Ba...

  • Hampton Primary school choir performing at Carols in Park in 2019.

    St. Mary’s bringing inclusivity to Carols

    St. Mary’s Primary School choir will be performing carols with their voices and in Auslan.

  • Close up for Christmas tree

    Festive opening times: libraries, gallery and customer services

    Find out about when we're open over the festive period, including our libraries, gallery and custome...

  • Aerial photo of the former Sandringham golf driving range and mini golf at 20 Wangara Road in the foreground, with commercial and residential buildings and the bay in the background.

    Shaping the future of 20 Wangara Road

    We’re gathering ideas to understand community aspirations for the renewal of 20 Wangara Road.

  • Illustration of a woman being scammed.

    Scams Awareness Week 2023

    Victorians are being urged to be on the lookout for impersonation scams to avoid handing over their ...

  • Orange banner with text that reads 'All women deserve to be safe, equal and respected.'

    16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence – it all starts with respect.

    The worldwide campaign 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence begins on Friday 25 Novembe...

  • Art exhibition and photo walll

    Experience 'Plastic Problems' art exhibition by Bayley House

    'Plastic Problems' exhibition takes you on the artists’ journey from their letter writing, gathering...

  • Looking towards blue sky through gum tree branches with galahs resting

    Protecting more trees for a greener Bayside

    We’re safeguarding more large, healthy trees on private property with new tree removal permit assess...

  • Black and red banner with an illustration of a home. Text reads asbestos is dangerous.

    20 years since asbestos was banned, but the risk still remains

    National Asbestos Awareness Week, from 20-26 November, reminds Australians to ‘Think Twice About Asb...