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Parkdale Library

Summer Opening Hours

From Monday 17 December 2018 to Sunday 13 January 2019, all Kingston Libraries will be operating on Summer Opening Hours.

Below are the normal opening hours for Parkdale Library.

Opening Hours

Monday 10am-8pm

Tuesday 10am-8pm

Wednesday 1pm-8pm

Thursday 10am-6pm

Friday 10am-6pm

Saturday 10am-2pm

Sunday 2pm-5pm

Click here for information on public holidays.

Address and Contact Information

96 Parkers Rd, Parkdale, 3195

Melways Ref: 87 C9

Phone: 1300 135 668

Parking

Car park opposite Parkdale Library has 17 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

A disabled parking space is available in the car park opposite Parkdale Library. Access via Parkers Road.

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

Community Bus Service

Kingston's Community Bus service provides transport to Parkdale Library every second Monday at 9:30am (excluding public holidays) to promote the health and wellbeing of Kingston residents most in need of transport support.

Call the Home Library Service Coordinator on 1300 135 668 to learn more.

Returning Items

Returns can be made to Parkdale Library 24/7.

During Hours

Items returned to Parkdale Library during opening hours can be done using the external return chutes located to the right of the library entrance.

After Hours

Items can be returned to Parkdale Library after hours using one of the external return chutes 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 logging into your library card here. 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.

If you have forgotten your library card PIN and would like to renew online,
please fill out our Forgot my PIN form.

Regular Event Programs

Parkdale Library has the following regular programmed events:


  • Storytime

    Tuesdays at 11am

    The final session for 2018 will be Tuesday 11 December. Suitable for children aged 2-5. Click here for more information on Storytime, including sessions at our other library branches.


  • Tiny Tots

    Wednesdays at 2:30pm
    & Thursdays at 11am

    The final session for 2018 will be Thursday 12 December. Suitable for children aged 0-24 months. Click here for more information on Tiny Tots, including sessions at our other library branches.


  • Tea & Technology Club

    The first Monday of each month at 10:30am

    Sessions for 2018 have ended. 2019 sessions will start Monday 4 February. Click here for more information on Tea & Technology Club, including sessions at our other library branches.


  • STEAM Punk Club

    The first Thursday of each month at 4pm

    The final session for 2018 will be Thursday 6 December. Suitable for children aged 6-12. Click here for more information on STEAM Punk Club.


  • Book Bugs

    The second Tuesday* of each month at 4pm

    The final session will be Tuesday 11 December, 2018. Suitable for children in prep to grade 3. Click here for more information on Book Bugs, including sessions at our other library branches.

    *Exception: 7 Aug


  • Maker's Morning

    The second Friday of each month at 10:30am

    The final session for 2018 will be Friday 14 December. Suitable for adults. Click here for more information on Maker's Mornings.

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

Public Holidays

All libraries will be closed for the following public holidays in 2018:

  • New Year's DayMonday 1 January
  • Australia DayFriday, 26 January
  • Labour DayMonday 12 March
  • Good FridayFriday 30 March
  • Easter SaturdaySaturday 31 March
  • Easter SundaySunday 1 April
  • Easter MondayMonday 2 April
  • ANZAC DayWednesday 25 April
  • Queen's BirthdayMonday 11 June
  • Grand Final EveFriday 28 September
  • Melbourne CupTuesday 6 November
  • Christmas DayTuesday 25 December
  • Boxing DayWednesday 26 December

View 2018-19 Summer Opening Hours.

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