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Library locations and opening hours

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You can also access online Library service at any time or click & collect from our Hurlingham Park Library Lockers.

If you are looking to borrow at a time when we are closed, please use our online collection. You can borrow eBooks and eAudio, stream movies and much more.

The Library customer service team is also here to support you 10am-6pm, Monday to Friday and 10am - 4pm on Saturdays on 9261 7125.

Library addresses and opening hours

Beaumaris

Beaumaris Library

Address

96 Reserve Road, Beaumaris VIC 3193

Opening hours

Monday: 10am-8pm 
Tuesday: 10am-6pm 
Wednesday: 10am-8pm
Thursday: 10am-6pm 
Friday: 10am-6pm 
Saturday: 10am-4pm 
Sunday: 1pm-4pm 

Branch closure dates:

Saturday 23 December
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)
Monday 1 January (New Years Day)

Summer hours:

Friday 22 December: 10am-4pm
Saturday 23 December - Tuesday 26 December: CLOSED
Wednesday 27 December: 10am-5pm
Thursday 28 December: 10am-5pm
Friday 29 December: 10am-5pm
Saturday 30 December: 10am-4pm
Sunday 31 December: 1pm-4pm
Monday 1 January: CLOSED
Tuesday 2 January: 10am-5pm
Wednesday 3 January: 10am-5pm
Thursday 4 January: 10am-5pm
Friday 5 January: 10am-5pm

Phone

(03) 9261 7125

Brighton

Brighton Library

Address

14 Wilson Street, Brighton VIC 3186

Opening hours

Monday: 10am-8pm 
Tuesday: 10am-8pm 
Wednesday: 10am-8pm
Thursday: 10am-8pm 
Friday: 10am-6pm 
Saturday: 10am-4pm 
Sunday: 1pm-4pm

Phone

(03) 9261 7125

Please note Brighton library will be running a temporary extended hours pilot program from Monday 2 October to Friday 22 December 2023.

Extended opening hours from October to December will be as follows:

Monday: 9am-8pm 
Tuesday: 9am-8pm 
Wednesday: 9am-8pm
Thursday: 9am-8pm 
Friday: 9am-6pm 
Saturday: 10am-4pm 
Sunday: 1pm-4pm

Branch closure dates:

Saturday 23 December
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)
Monday 1 January (New Years Day)

Summer hours:

Friday 22 December: 10am-4pm
Saturday 23 December - Tuesday 26 December: CLOSED
Wednesday 27 December: 10am-5pm
Thursday 28 December: 10am-5pm
Friday 29 December: 10am-5pm
Saturday 30 December: 10am-4pm
Sunday 31 December: 1pm-4pm
Monday 1 January: CLOSED
Tuesday 2 January: 10am-5pm
Wednesday 3 January: 10am-5pm
Thursday 4 January: 10am-5pm
Friday 5 January: 10am-5pm

Hampton 

Hampton library interior with wooden book shelves

Address

1D Service Street, Hampton VIC 3188

Staffed opening hours

Monday: 10am – 6pm
Tuesday: 10am – 6pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10am – 6pm
Friday: 10am – 6pm
Saturday: 10am – 1pm
Sunday: Closed

Unstaffed opening hours (effective from Monday 7 November 2022 for members who complete an induction process)

Monday: 6am – 10am and 6pm – 10pm
Tuesday: 6am – 10am and 6pm – 10pm
Wednesday: 6am – 10pm 
Thursday: 6am – 10am and 6pm – 10pm
Friday: 6am – 10am and 6pm – 10pm
Saturday: 6am – 10am and 1pm – 10pm
Sunday: 6am – 10pm 

*Access to Hampton Library is unavailable from 9.45am - 10am Monday - Saturday.

Summer hours:

Friday 22 December: 10am-4pm
Saturday 23 December - Tuesday 2 January - UNSTAFFED (Branch Out access only)
Wednesday 3 January - 10am to 5pm
Thursday 4 January - UNSTAFFED (Branch Out access only)
Friday 5 January - 10am to 5pm

Branch closure dates:

The branch will be unstaffed and therefore closed to the public between Saturday 23 December 2023 - Tuesday 2 January 2024, and again on Thursday 4 January 2024, however, Branch Out patrons are welcome to use the library during these unstaffed hours. 

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Phone

(03) 9261 7125

Hurlingham Park Library Locker

These state-of-the-art, self-service and contactless library lockers enable members to access 24/7 borrowing and returns with a unique code, making library use simple and convenient.

Hurlingham park library lockers

Address

Outside of Hurlingham Park, on the corner of Nepean Hwy and Palmer Avenue, Brighton East.

Opening hours

24/7

Phone

(03) 9261 7125

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Sandringham

Sandringham Library

Address

8 Waltham St, Sandringham, 3191

Opening hours

Monday: 10am-6pm 
Tuesday: 10am-8pm 
Wednesday: 10am-6pm
Thursday: 10am-8pm 
Friday: 10am-6pm 
Saturday: 10am-4pm 
Sunday: 1pm-4pm

Branch closure dates:

Saturday 23 December
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)
Monday 1 January (New Years Day)

Summer hours:

Friday 22 December: 10am-4pm
Saturday 23 December - Tuesday 26 December: CLOSED
Wednesday 27 December: 10am-5pm
Thursday 28 December: 10am-5pm
Friday 29 December: 10am-5pm
Saturday 30 December: 10am-4pm
Sunday 31 December: 1pm-4pm
Monday 1 January: CLOSED
Tuesday 2 January: 10am-5pm
Wednesday 3 January: 10am-5pm
Thursday 4 January: 10am-5pm
​​​​​​​Friday 5 January: 10am-5pm

Phone

(03) 9261 7125