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Patterson Lakes Library

Opening Hours

Monday 10am-5:30pm

Tuesday 2pm-5:30pm

Wednesday 2pm-5:30pm

Thursday 2pm-5:30pm

Friday 2pm-5:30pm

Saturday 10am-1pm

Sunday Closed

Location

Address and Contact Information

54 Thompson Rd, Patterson Lakes, 3197

Melways Ref: 97 H6

Phone: 1300 135 668

Patterson Lakes Library is located in the Patterson Lakes Community Centre.

Parking

The Patterson Lakes Library and Community Centre car park offers 4 x 15 minute parking spaces, 16 x 1 hour parking spaces, and 42 x 4 hour parking spaces. Access via Thompson Road.

Disabled Parking

Three disabled parking spaces are available immediately to the left on entering the Patterson Lakes Library and Community Centre car park. Two additional disabled parking spaces are available near the Community Centre building entrance from the car park.

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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

Patterson Lakes Library is accessible via the following public transport services:

By Train

Frankston Line: The nearest station is Carrum Station which connects with the 708 bus.

By Bus

  • 857: Dandenong – Chelsea via Patterson Lakes
  • 708: Hampton – 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 Patterson Lakes Library 24/7.

During Hours

Items returned to Patterson Lakes Library during opening hours can be done using the internal returns chute located inside the library, or one of the external return chutes located on the Thompson Road side of the building.

After Hours

Items can be returned to Patterson Lakes Library after hours using one of the external return chutes located on the Thompson Road side of the building.

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. 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

Patterson Lakes Library has a total of 11 Windows PCs 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
  • 2 x 2 hour PCs
  • 2 x 15 minute Express 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

Wi-Fi

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

Printing and Photocopying

Printing and photocopying is available at Patterson Lakes Library in A4, Black & White. Charges apply.

Scanning

Scanning is a free service available at Patterson Lakes 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.

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

Patterson Lakes Library has the following regular programmed events:


  • Storytime

    Mondays at 10:30am

    Sessions for 2018 have ended. 2019 sessions will start Monday 4 February. Suitable for children aged 2-5. Click here for more information on Storytime, including sessions at our other library branches.


  • Minecraft Club

    Every second Monday at 4pm

    Sessions for 2018 have ended. 2019 sessions will start in March. Click here for more information on Minecraft Club, including sessions at our other library branches.


  • Tea & Technology Club

    The third Monday of each month at 2:30pm

    Sessions for 2018 have ended. 2019 sessions will start Monday 18 February. Click here for more information on Tea & Technology Club, including sessions at our other library branches.

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 2019:

  • New Year's DayTuesday 1 January
  • Australia Day HolidayMonday 28 January
  • Labour DayMonday 11 March
  • Good FridayFriday 19 April
  • Easter SaturdaySaturday 20 April
  • Easter SundaySunday 21 April
  • Easter MondayMonday 22 April
  • ANZAC DayThursday 25 April
  • Queen's BirthdayMonday 10 June
  • Grand Final EveFriday 27 September
  • Melbourne CupTuesday 5 November
  • Christmas DayWednesday 25 December
  • Boxing DayThursday 26 December

Please check back in late November/early December for 2019/20 Summer Opening Hours.

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