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 Cheltenham Library.
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.
Three disabled parking spaces are available in the Cheltenham Library car park by the ramp entrance to the building.
Cheltenham Library is accessible via the following public transport services:
Frankston Line: Cheltenham Station.
- 708: Hampton – Carrum
- 811/812: Dandenong – Brighton
- 825: Moorabbin – Southland via Mentone
- 828: Hampton – Berwick via Southland
- 600/922/923: St Kilda – Southland
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.
Returns can be made to Cheltenham Library 24/7.
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.
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:
Fridays at 11am
The final session for 2018 will be Friday 14 December. Suitable for children aged 2-5. Click here for more information on Storytime, including sessions at our other library branches.
Every second Friday at 11am
The final session for 2018 will be Friday 14 December. Suitable for children aged 2-5. Click here for more information on Auslan Storytime.
Tuesdays at 11am
The final session for 2018 will be Tuesday 11 December. Suitable for children aged 0-24 months. Click here for more information on Tiny Tots, including sessions at our other library branches.
The first Tuesday of each month at 2pm
Sessions for 2018 have ended. Suitable for adults. Click here for more information on Book Groups.
The second Wednesday of each month at 4pm
The final session for 2018 will be Wednesday 12 December. Suitable for children in prep to grade 3. Click here for more information on Book Bugs, including sessions at our other library branches.
The second Thursday of each month at 10:30am
Sessions for 2018 have ended. 2019 sessions will start Thursday 7 February. Click here for more information on Tea & Technology Club, including sessions at our other library branches.
The third Thursday of each month at 4pm
Sessions for 2018 have ended. 2019 sessions will resume in February. Suitable for children aged 5-12. Click here for more information on LEGO® Club, including sessions at our other library branches.
For information on events happening at all Kingston Libraries, please visit our What's On page.
LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site.
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.