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  • Discover Science Online

    Ever wondered what causes a blood moon, how to spot a forgery, make your own invisible ink or build a catapult? With everything from professional journal articles, the latest science news and thousands of weird and wonderful experiments, Science Online has something for scientists of all ages.

  • Kingston Libraries will be closed for Melbourne Cup Day

    All library branches will be closed for the Melbourne Cup Day public holiday on Tuesday the 4th of November. Returns chutes at all library branches will remain open.

  • Vivace Voices a Seniors' Festival Event

    “I don't sing because I'm happy; I'm happy because I sing”Vivace Voices have been entertaining Kingston since 2005 with their repertoire of light classics, ballads, and selections from musicals.

  • New e-Books

    Browse thousands of new e-books and e-audiobooks just added to our digital collection!

  • Seniors' Week at Chelsea Activity Hub

    Discover everything that Chelsea Activity Hub has to offer with a full program events including easy exercise, ballroom dancing, line dancing, tai chi, weekly movies, community kitchen and much more. All programs are free during seniors' week.

What's Happening @ Your Library

Today's Storytime: Clarinda and Cheltenham Libraries

Join us for pre-school storytime at 11am this morning. Today's sessions will be held at Clarinda and Cheltenham Libraries

Book of the Week - A Hologram for the King by David Eggers

‘Kit, you know the key to relating to your parents now? It’s mercy. Children when they become teenagers and then young adults, grow unforgiving. Anything but perfection is pathos. Children are judgemental on an Old Testament level.’

Saturday Storytime at Parkdale

These sessions offer families the opportunity to enjoy storytimes together. Join us this Saturday at Parkdale library for stories, songs and a lot of fun. 11:00 - 11:30am

Book Lovers

News on new releases, authors, awards, library favourites and more.

Upcoming Events

Seniors' Event - Vivace Voices

Friday 24 October 2014

Well-established inaugural choir of the Kingston U3A perform crowd-pleasing favourites

Book Bugs @ Parkdale Library

Tuesday 11 November 2014

Book Bugs is a club for kids in grades prep, 1, 2 and 3 who are interested in all sorts of books. The sessions follow themes such as Under the Sea, Pirates, Pets and the Olympics.

Bookbusters @ Chelsea Library

Thursday 27 November 2014

A book club for kids in grades, 4, 5 & 6. If you LOVE books, activities, snacks and having fun in the library then Book Busters is the club for you!

Readz @ 4pm

Thursday 27 November 2014

Readz @ 4pm is a monthly bookclub for 12-16 year olds at Cheltenham Library.Come and join us for a fun one hour session discovering new titles and authors, yummy snacks and great prizes up for grabs. Please book by calling 1300 135 668