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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

Location

Address and Contact Information

12 Stanley Ave, Cheltenham, 3192

Melways Ref: 86 J2

Phone: 1300 135 668

Parking

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.

Google 360° Virtual Library Walkthrough

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Getting to the Library

Driving

View location information above to plan your journey or get driving directions via Google Maps.

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

Get public transport directions via Google Maps.

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.

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Library Facilities

Return Chutes

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.

Renewals

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*. 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.

*Online Library Card Access Currently Unavailable

While we are in the process of transitioning to a new library management system, our online library card access is currently unavailable. Learn more about the library system upgrade.

Computers

Cheltenham Library has a total of 8 Windows PCs and 1 Apple iMac available* for public use with Internet access. Conditions of use apply.

*Number of available terminals can vary due to maintenance that is occasionally required.

Windows PCs

  • 7 x 1 hour PCs
  • 1 x 2 hour PCs
  • 1 x 15 minute Express PCs

Please note: One of our 1 hour PCs is a designated Accessibility PC fitted with accessibility equipment. Priority of use will be given to those who require it.

Book a Windows PC Online

Apple iMac

  • 1 x 1 hour iMac

Book an Apple iMac Online

Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi is available at Cheltenham Library. Conditions of use apply.

Printing and Photocopying

Printing and photocopying is available at Cheltenham Library in A4 and A3, Black & White and Colour. Charges apply.

Scanning

Scanning is a free service available at Cheltenham Library. Documents can be scanned to a USB device. Patrons who do not have their own USB can purchase one from the library for $6.

Portable Powerbanks

Portable Powerbanks are available to use within the library to charge your devices. Ask library staff at the loans desk to borrow one. You will need your library card.

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Regular Events at the Library

Cheltenham Library has the following regular programmed events:


  • Storytime

    Fridays at 10:30am

    Sessions for 2018 have ended. 2019 sessions will start Friday 8 February. 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 10:30am

    Sessions for 2018 have ended. 2019 sessions will start Friday 8 February. Suitable for children aged 2-5. Click here for more information on Auslan Storytime.


  • Tiny Tots

    Tuesdays at 10:30am

    Sessions for 2018 have ended. 2019 sessions will start Tuesday 5 February. 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

    Sessions for 2018 have ended. 2019 sessions will start in March. Suitable for adults. Click here for more information on Book Groups.


  • Tea & Technology Club

    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.


  • LEGO® Club

    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.

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Public Holidays

All libraries will be closed for the following public holidays in 2019:

  • New Year's DayTuesday 1 January
  • Australia Day HolidayMonday 28 January
  • Labour DayMonday 11 March
  • Good FridayFriday 19 April
  • Easter SaturdaySaturday 20 April
  • Easter SundaySunday 21 April
  • Easter MondayMonday 22 April
  • ANZAC DayThursday 25 April
  • Queen's BirthdayMonday 10 June
  • Grand Final EveFriday 27 September
  • Melbourne CupTuesday 5 November
  • Christmas DayWednesday 25 December
  • Boxing DayThursday 26 December

Please check back in late November/early December for 2019/20 Summer Opening Hours.

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