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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

Location

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.

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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

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.

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.

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Library Facilities

Return Chutes

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 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

Parkdale Library has a total of 18 Windows PCs and 1 Apple iMac 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

  • 7 x 1 hour PCs
  • 6 x 2 hour PCs
  • 5 x Genealogy 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

Apple iMac

  • 1 x 1 hour iMac

To book an iMac session, please check with the library for availability.

Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi is available at Parkdale Library. Conditions of use apply.

Printing and Photocopying

Printing and photocopying is available at Parkdale Library in A4 and A3, Black & White and Colour. Charges apply.

Scanning

Scanning is a free service available at Parkdale 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.

3D Printing

Parkdale Library is equipped with a Zortrax M200 3D Printer. Charges and conditions of use apply.

Microfilm Scanning

Microfilm can be scanned at Parkdale Library using the ScanPro 800 available in the Family History room.

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

Parkdale Library has the following regular programmed events:


  • Storytime

    Tuesdays at 10:30am

    Sessions for 2019 have ended. 2020 sessions start Tuesday 4 February. 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 10:30am

    Sessions for 2019 have ended. 2020 sessions start Wednesday 5 February. 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

    Sessions ended November 2019. Looking for computer help? One-on-one technology sessions will return in February 2020.


  • STEAM Punk Club

    The first Thursday of each month at 4pm

    Sessions for 2019 have ended. 2020 sessions start Thursday 6 February. Suitable for children aged 6-12. Click here for more information on STEAM Punk Club.


  • Makerspace

    Every Monday at 4pm

    Sessions for 2019 have ended. 2020 sessions start Monday 3 February. Suitable for all ages. Click here for more information on Maker Mornings.


  • 3D Printer Workshop

    The fourth Friday of each month at 4pm

    Sessions for 2019 have ended. 2020 sessions start in February. Suitable for ages 15+. Click here for more information on 3D Printer Workshops, including sessions at other branches.

    *Not including school or public holidays.


  • Maker Mornings

    The second Friday of each month at 10:30am

    Sessions for 2019 have ended. 2020 sessions start in February. Suitable for adults. Click here for more information on Maker Mornings.

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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