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My Library Card

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  • Renew and Check Loans
  • View Reservations
  • View Borrowing History
  • View Fines
  • Manage Favourites


You need to bring your library card whenever you wish to borrow, or use the internet at the library. Self-service checkout points are available at Cheltenham, Chelsea, Clarinda, Parkdale and Patterson Lakes libraries.

Borrowing Period
Books, eBooks, Audiobooks, eAudiobooks, CD Roms, DVDs and Blu Rays can be borrowed for 3 weeks. CDs, Nintendo Wii games and Magazines can be borrowed for 1 week.


An item on loan can be renewed if:  
 The item has not already been renewed (maximum 1 renewal per item)
 The item has not been placed on reserve by another borrower.

The item will be renewed with the usual borrowing period starting from the day of renewal. You can renew your Library items using 3 options:

1. Online: Select the 'Renew and check loans’ option. You will need to have your library card number and PIN to be able to access this feature. Please ask staff at any branch if you wish to have a PIN allocated to your card.

2. Via telephone: Call the library on 1300 135 668, and have your library card number ready.

3. In person: Let the library staff know which items you wish to renew.

Returning Items

Items can be returned at any of the 8 branches in Kingston. Returns chutes are open at all branches after hours.

Late Returns

Items borrowed must be returned during opening hours on the due date. You will be liable to pay fines or costs incurred for materials that are returned late, lost or damaged. Your information may be given to debt/property recovery agencies if you do not return resources. If charges are owing on a card, borrowing privileges and access to library computers will be suspended.

Lost or Damaged Items

Contact library staff if you have lost or damaged an item. A replacement charge will be incurred.

Reporting a Lost Card

If you lose your Library card, contact any Kingston library immediately, as you're responsible for all items borrowed on your card. To replace your card, please see staff at any branch, showing identification with your name and current address on it. A charge is incurred for replacing a lost card.

Reporting a Change of Details
If your personal details have changed please come into any library with identification showing your new details.