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Parkdale Library

Kingston Libraries Reopening

We're happy to announce that Kingston Libraries have started to reopen progressively with Summer Hours at Chelsea, Cheltenham, Clarinda, and Parkdale Libraries. Visits will need to be pre-booked by phone appointment only.

Please note services will resume gradually in a safe, compliant and managed approach to ensure the safety of our community and employees.

Find out more.

Opening Hours

Monday 10am-5pm

Tuesday 10am-5pm

Wednesday 1pm-5pm

Thursday 10am-5pm

Friday 10am-5pm

Saturday Closed

Sunday Closed


Address and Contact Information

96 Parkers Rd, Parkdale, 3195

Melways Ref: 87 C9

Phone: 1300 135 668


Car park opposite Parkdale Library has 16 x 3 hour parking spaces. Access via Parkers Road.

All day parking is also available along Como Parade East, around the bend past the library and the bee keeper.

Disabled Parking

Two disabled parking spaces are available in the car park opposite Parkdale Library. Access via Parkers Road.

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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

Parkdale Library is accessible via the following public transport services:

By Train

Frankston Line: Parkdale Station.

By Bus

  • 708: Carrum via Highett, Parkdale, Patterson Lakes

Get public transport directions via Google Maps.

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Library Facilities

Return Chutes

Returns can be made to Parkdale Library 24/7 using one of the external return chutes located to the right of the library entrance. A concierge will be available near the building entrance during opening hours to assist if needed.


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.

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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 23 October
  • 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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