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Highett Library

Opening Hours

Monday 10am-6pm

Tuesday 10am-6pm

Wednesday Closed

Thursday 10am-6pm

Friday 10am-6pm

Saturday 10am-1pm

Sunday Closed

Location

Address and Contact Information

310 Highett Rd, Highett, 3190

Melways Ref: 77 E9

Phone: 1300 135 668

Parking

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.

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

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.

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 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.

Computers

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.

Book a Windows PC Online

Wi-Fi

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

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 2019 have ended. 2020 sessions will start Monday 3 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 2020:

  • New Year's DayWednesday 1 January
  • Australia Day HolidayMonday 27 January
  • Labour DayMonday 9 March
  • Good FridayFriday 10 April
  • Easter SaturdaySaturday 11 April
  • Easter SundaySunday 12 April
  • Easter MondayMonday 13 April
  • ANZAC DaySaturday 25 April
  • Queen's BirthdayMonday 8 June
  • Grand Final EveFriday 25 September
  • Melbourne CupTuesday 3 November
  • Christmas DayFriday 25 December
  • Boxing Day HolidayMonday 28 December

Please check back in late November/early December for 2020/21 Summer Opening Hours.

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