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Highett Library

Summer Opening Hours

From Monday 23 December 2019 to Sunday 12 January 2020 Kingston Libraries will be operating on Summer Opening Hours. Normal opening hours will resume at all Kingston Libraries from Monday 13 January 2020, except Dingley Village Library which is undergoing renovation works.

Below are the normal opening hours for Highett Library.

Opening Hours

Monday 10am-6pm

Tuesday 10am-6pm

Wednesday Closed

Thursday 10am-6pm

Friday 10am-6pm

Saturday 10am-1pm

Sunday Closed


Address and Contact Information

310 Highett Rd, Highett, 3190

Melways Ref: 77 E9

Phone: 1300 135 668


The car park located behind Highett Library offers 17 x 2 hour parking spaces and 24 x 4 hour parking spaces. Access via Highett Road.

Disabled Parking

Three disabled parking spaces are available in the Highett Library car park: one at the rear right corner of the library building, one at the end of the central row of 2 hour car parks behind the library, and one at the end of the 4 hour parking spaces by the rear entry to the Highett RSL.

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Getting to the Library


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

Public Transport

Highett Library is accessible via the following public transport services:

By Train

Frankston Line: Highett Station.

By Bus

  • 708: Hampton – Carrum
  • 828: Hampton – Berwick

Get public transport directions via Google Maps.

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Library Facilities

Return Chutes

Returns can be made to Highett Library 24/7.

During Hours

Items returned to Highett Library during opening hours can be placed in the returns area located inside the library at the left end of the loans desk.

After Hours

Items can be returned to Highett Library after hours using the external returns chute located to the right of the library 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 signing into your library card account on Kingston Libraries' online library catalogue, or by using the Kingston Libraries app which is available to download from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. 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.


Highett Library has a total of 4 Windows PCs 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

  • 4 x 1 hour 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.

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

Printing and Photocopying

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


Scanning is a free service available at Highett 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

Highett Library has the following regular programmed events:

  • Storytime

    Mondays at 10:30am & 11:15am

    Sessions for 2018 have ended. 2019 sessions will start Monday 4 February. Suitable for children aged 2-5. Click here for more information on Storytime, including sessions at our other library branches.

For information on events happening at all Kingston Libraries, please visit our What's On page.

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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

View 2019-2020 Summer Opening Hours.

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