Summer Opening Hours
From Monday 17 December 2018 to Sunday 13 January 2019, all Kingston Libraries will be operating on Summer Opening Hours.
Below are the normal opening hours for Chelsea Library.
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.
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.
Chelsea Library is accessible via the following public transport services:
Frankston Line: Chelsea Station.
- 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
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.
Returns can be made to Chelsea Library 24/7.
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.
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:
Mondays at 11am
The final session for 2018 will be Monday 10 December. Suitable for children aged 0-24 months. Click here for more information on Tiny Tots, including sessions at our other library branches.
Tuesdays at 11am
The final session for 2018 will be Tuesday 11 December. Suitable for children aged 2-5. Click here for more information on Storytime, including sessions at our other library branches.
The second* Tuesday of each month at 4pm
The final session will be Tuesday 11 December, 2018. 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
The third Thursday of each month at 2pm
Sessions for 2018 have ended. Suitable for adults. Click here for more information on Book Groups.
The fourth* Wednesday of each month at 4pm
The final session for 2018 will be Wednesday 28 November. Suitable for children aged 5-12. Click here for more information on LEGO® Club.
*Exception: 18 Apr
The fourth Friday of each month at 2pm
The final session for 2018 will be Friday 23 November. Suitable for adults. Click here for more information on Crafternoons.
For information on events happening at all Kingston Libraries, please visit our What's On page.
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All libraries will be closed for the following public holidays in 2018:
- New Year's DayMonday 1 January
- Australia DayFriday 26 January
- Labour DayMonday 12 March
- Good FridayFriday 30 March
- Easter SaturdaySaturday 31 March
- Easter SundaySunday 1 April
- Easter MondayMonday 2 April
- ANZAC DayWednesday 25 April
- Queen's BirthdayMonday 11 June
- Grand Final EveFriday 28 September
- Melbourne CupTuesday 6 November
- Christmas DayTuesday 25 December
- Boxing DayWednesday 26 December
View 2018-19 Summer Opening Hours.