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Opening Hours

Express Click and Collect is coming to Kingston Libraries

At this stage the service will only be available at 3 branches - Cheltenham, Parkdale and Chelsea.

From Monday 28 September you can place your holds for the items you are interested in using our online catalogue or by calling 1300 135 668 and speaking to one of our friendly library staff.*

Library staff will send out a hold notification via email or SMS when items are ready to collect.

You can start collecting your items from either Cheltenham, Chelsea or Parkdale libraries via Express Click and Collect service from Monday 5 October, or from Clarinda Library starting Monday 12 October.

See below to view the Opening Hours for the Express Click and Collect, as well as more information on Kingston Libraries' current services.

*Please note: Holds can only be placed in advance via our online catalogue, Kingston Libraries' mobile app available from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, or by calling 1300 135 668 from 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. No items can be requested on site.

Opening Hours for the Express Click and Collect:
Starting Monday 5 October

BRANCH MON
TUE
WED
THU
FRI
SAT
SUN
Chelsea 1pm to 5pm 10am to 1pm 1pm to 5pm Closed
 
10am to 1pm Closed
 
Closed
 
Cheltenham 1pm to 5pm 10am to 1pm 1pm to 5pm Closed
 
10am to 1pm Closed
 
Closed
 
Parkdale 1pm to 5pm 10am to 1pm 1pm to 5pm Closed
 
10am to 1pm Closed
 
Closed
 

Opening Hours for the Express Click and Collect:
Starting Monday 12 October

BRANCH MON
TUE
WED
THU
FRI
SAT
SUN
Chelsea 1pm to 5pm 10am to 1pm 1pm to 5pm Closed
 
10am to 1pm Closed
 
Closed
 
Cheltenham 1pm to 5pm 10am to 1pm 1pm to 5pm Closed
 
10am to 1pm Closed
 
Closed
 
Clarinda 1pm to 5pm 10am to 1pm 1pm to 5pm Closed
 
10am to 1pm Closed
 
Closed
 
Parkdale 1pm to 5pm 10am to 1pm 1pm to 5pm Closed
 
10am to 1pm Closed
 
Closed
 

What's Available and Other Information

While access is limited to our physical collections, there are still a number of resources available to you online. For more information on what's available at Kingston Libraries, as well as other topics of interest, please see below.


What do I do about my borrowed items?

Return chutes are open at all library branches. However, we have extended all loans so, if you can stay home, there is no need to visit the library just to return your items.

You will not be fined.



Home Library Service

Kingston Libraries' Home Library Service continues to operate, delivering resources to vulnerable members of the community.



What's available online?

Kingston Libraries offers a range of online resources, programs, events, and activities. Explore:

Our friendly team are available via phone to help you access any of our online resources and services.

Phone us during business hours from 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday on 1300 135 668.



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.

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


Our friendly library staff are available to call on 1300 135 668 from 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday, to answer any questions you might have. You can also submit an enquiry using our Ask a Librarian form.

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