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Opening Hours

Kingston Libraries are temporarily closed

We are closely monitoring the evolving situation and will continue to support DHHS as they work to ensure the health and safety of all Victorians. To ensure the safety of our community, we have decided to take a number of measures to reduce the risk of spread of COVID-19. 

All City of Kingston libraries will be closed from 3pm on Wednesday 18 March until Tuesday 14 April 2020, with the possibility of this closure being extended.

Read about City of Kingston's full response to COVID-19

Contact Kingston Libraries on 1300 135 668 or library@kingston.vic.gov.au 

Are there any library services still available?

Yes -  plenty of our normal library services will continue to be available online including:

What do I do about my borrowed books?

You will not be fined.

All loans will be extended until 21 April 2020. This may change if we remain closed for longer.

Reservations will be held until our libraries re-open.

All our branches also have external returns chutes – so you can also drop off your books anytime 24/7. 

General Coronavirus information

For specific up-to-date information or advice about Coronavirus (COVID-19) visit the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) website. Their information is regularly updated and provides specific health and medical advice, including targeted information for:

Information about travel restrictions is on the Smartraveller website.

On Monday 16 March, Premier Daniel Andrews declared a state of emergency in Victoria over novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

On Wednesday 11 March the World Health Organisation (WHO) classified the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. 

If you suspect you may have Coronavirus, please call the dedicated DHHS hotline on 1800 675 398.

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