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Cheltenham 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

12 Stanley Ave, Cheltenham, 3192

Melways Ref: 86 J2

Phone: 1300 135 668


The car park at Cheltenham Library offers 26 x 2 hour parking spaces. Access via Stanley Avenue.

Street parking is also available with 3 hour spots on Stanley Avenue.

Disabled Parking

Three disabled parking spaces are available in the Cheltenham Library car park by the ramp entrance to the building.

Public Transport

Cheltenham Library is accessible via the following public transport services:

By Train

Frankston Line: Cheltenham Station.

By Bus

  • 708: Hampton – Carrum
  • 811/812: Dandenong – Brighton
  • 825: Moorabbin – Southland via Mentone
  • 828: Hampton – Berwick via Southland
  • 600/922/923: St Kilda – Southland

Community Bus Service

Kingston's Community Bus service provides transport to Cheltenham Library every second Thursday 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 Coordinator on 1300 135 668 to learn more.

Returning Items

Returns can be made to Cheltenham Library 24/7.

During Hours

Items returned to Cheltenham Library during opening hours can be done using one of the internal return chutes located inside the library at the side of the loans desk nearest the library entrance, facing the magazines.

After Hours

Items can be returned to Cheltenham Library after hours using one of the external return chutes located to the left of the Cheltenham 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

Cheltenham Library has the following regular programmed events:

  • Storytime

    Fridays at 11am

    2018 sessions start Friday, February 9. Suitable for children aged 2-5. Click here for more information on Storytime, including sessions at our other library branches.

  • Auslan Storytime

    Every second Friday at 11am

    2018 sessions start Friday, February 9. Suitable for children aged 2-5. Click here for more information on Auslan Storytime.

  • Tiny Tots

    Tuesdays at 11am

    2018 sessions start Tuesday, February 6. Suitable for children aged 0-24 months. Click here for more information on Tiny Tots, including sessions at our other library branches.

  • Book Group

    The first Tuesday of each month at 2pm

    2018 sessions start Tuesday, March 6. Suitable for adults. Click here for more information on Book Groups.

  • Book Bugs

    The second Wednesday of each month at 4pm

    2018 sessions start Wednesday, March 14. Suitable for children in prep to grade 3. Click here for more information on Book Bugs, including sessions at our other library branches.

  • Tea & Technology Club

    The second Thursday of each month at 10:30am

    2018 sessions start Thursday, February 8. Click here for more information on Tea & Technology Club, including sessions at our other library branches.

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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