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Chelsea Library

Opening Hours

Monday 10am-8pm

Tuesday 10am-8pm

Wednesday 1pm-8pm

Thursday 10am-6pm

Friday 10am-6pm

Saturday 10am-2pm

Sunday 2pm-5pm

Click here for information on public holidays.

Address and Contact Information

1 Chelsea Rd, Chelsea, 3196

Melways Ref: 97 B1

Phone: 1300 135 668


Main car park behind Chelsea Library offers 4 hour parking spaces, as well as one express, 15 minute parking space at the rear of the building. Access via Chelsea Road.

Disabled Parking

A disabled parking space is available in the main car park at the rear of the library building. Access via Chelsea Road. Another disable parking space is available near the library entrance on Chelsea Road.

Public Transport

Chelsea Library is accessible via the following public transport services:

By Train

Frankston Line: Chelsea Station.

By Bus

  • 706: Mordialloc – Chelsea via Station Street
  • 857: Chelsea – Dandenong via Patterson Lakes
  • 858: Edithvale – Aspendale Gardens via Chelsea
  • 902: Chelsea – Airport West via Springvale Road

Community Bus Service

Kingston's Community Bus service provides transport to Chelsea Library every second Wednesday at 1:00pm (excluding public holidays) to promote the health and wellbeing of Kingston residents most in need of transport support.

Call the Home Library Service Coordinators on 1300 135 668 to learn more.

Returning Items

Returns can be made to Chelsea Library 24/7.

During Hours

Items returned to Chelsea Library during opening hours can be done using the internal returns chute located just inside the building entrance on the wall to your left, before the second set of doors that lead into the library proper.

After Hours

Items can be returned to Chelsea Library after hours using one of the external return chutes located to the left of the Chelsea Library building entrance.


If you can't make it to any Kingston Libraries branch to return your items, and they are eligible for renewal, you can renew your items online by logging into your library card here. Alternatively, you can call the library on 1300 135 668 during hours and speak to a staff member to renew your items over the phone.

If you have forgotten your library card PIN and would like to renew online,
please fill out our Forgot my PIN form.

Regular Event Programs

Chelsea Library has the following regular programmed events:

  • Tiny Tots

    Mondays at 11am

    2018 sessions start Monday, February 5. Suitable for children aged 0-24 months. Click here for more information on Tiny Tots, including sessions at our other library branches.

  • Storytime

    Tuesdays at 11am

    2018 sessions start Tuesday, February 6. Suitable for children aged 2-5. Click here for more information on Storytime, including sessions at our other library branches.

  • Book Bugs

    The second Tuesday of each month at 4pm

    2018 sessions start Tuesday, March 13. Suitable for children in prep to grade 3. Click here for more information on Book Bugs, including sessions at our other library branches.

    *Exception: 7 Aug

  • Lego Club

    The fourth Wednesday of each month at 4pm

    2018 sessions start Wednesday, February 28. Suitable for children aged 5-12. Click here for more information on Lego Club.

For information on events happening at all Kingston Libraries, please visit our What's On page.

Public Holidays

All libraries will be closed for the following public holidays in 2018:

  • New Year's Day:Monday, January 1
  • Australia Day:Friday, January 26
  • Labour Day:Monday, March 12
  • Good Friday:Friday, March 30
  • Easter Saturday:Saturday, March 31
  • Easter Sunday:Sunday, April 1
  • Easter Monday:Monday, April 2
  • ANZAC Day:Wednesday, April 25
  • Queen's Birthday:Monday, June 11
  • Grand Final Eve:Friday, September 28
  • Melbourne Cup:Tuesday, November 6
  • Christmas Day:Tuesday, December 25
  • Boxing Day:Wednesday, December 26

Please check back in late November/early December for 2018/19 Summer Opening Hours.

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