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  • Saturday Story Times

    Warm up this winter with Saturday Story Times at Parkdale, Chelsea, and Cheltenham Libraries!

  • New! What's On at Your Library

    See everything that's happening at your library this winter with our new What's On library booklet.

  • Tea & Technology Club

    Join us for Tea & Technology mornings on the second Thursday of each month. This is an opportunity to discuss your technology experiences with others, ask questions and share tips!

  • Ink About It Writing Competition

    Got a great idea for a short story or poem? The Ink About It Writing Competition is now open for entries! This year's theme is "HERO" and heaps of prizes up for grabs.

  • School Holiday Movie Screening

    “When there’s something strange, in your neighbourhood... who you gonna call?...” The library! To make a booking for our school holiday movie screening, that is. Rated PG. Snacks provided.

What's Happening @ Your Library

Touring Artists: July & August 2016

We've put together a list of some of our staffs' favourite albums from artists who are touring Melbourne in July and August, including Parkway Drive, At the Drive-In, and Leon Bridges.

Baileys' Women's Prize for Fiction

The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women from throughout the world. We're delighted to announce this year's winner!

Ink About It Writing Competition

Got a great idea for a short story or poem? The Ink About It Writing Competition is now open for entries! Winners will be published on the Kingston Libraries website.

Miles Franklin Literary Award

The 2016 short list for Australia's most prestigious literature prize, the Miles Franklin Literary Award, has been announced!

Upcoming Events

Sand Art

Use coloured sand to create stunning rangoli patterns and sand-filled bracelets. This school holiday event is suitable for children aged 7-12. Bookings are essential.

‘Bear make den’ with Jane Godwin and Michael Wagner

Tuesday 5 July 2016

A session all about making picture books. A great way to enthuse and inspire the kids about stories, reading, drawing and writing! Suitable for ages 5-8. Bookings essential.

The making of ‘Bear make den’ with Jane Godwin and Michael Wagner

Tuesday 5 July 2016

A session on the creative process for creating a book. From first ideas to finished product – find out what goes into making a book! Suitable for ages 9-12. Bookings essential.

Movie Screening

Wednesday 6 July 2016

Three odd-ball scientists go into business as ghost exterminators and have to save New York City from an invasion of ghosts. Rated PG. Suitable for ages 11+. Bookings essential.