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Patterson Lakes Library

Patterson Lakes Library Reopening 8 November

We're excited to announce that Kingston Libraries will be reopening from Monday 8 November, following the recent Victorian Government announcement to ease some restrictions.

From 8 November Cheltenham, Clarinda, Highett, Dingley Village, Westall, Parkdale and Patterson Lakes branches will be open to the public. We will continue to will offer a Click & Collect service. Please check our opening hours.

In line with the State Government's current restrictions, it's still not business as usual just yet. We've made a few changes to our service delivery.

Chelsea libraries remain closed for now, Moorabbin will reopen on Monday 29 November.

Access to our libraries will be in line with the guidelines set out by the Victorian Government. All visitors aged 12 years and 2 months or older and all staff must be fully vaccinated, unless a valid exemption is supplied.

Read about City of Kingston's full response to COVID-19

Find out more.

Normal 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


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.


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


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 using one of the external return chutes located on the Thompson Road side of the building. A concierge will be available near the internal library 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 2021:

  • New Year's DayFriday 1 January
  • Australia DayTuesday 26 January
  • Labour DayMonday 8 March
  • Good FridayFriday 2 April
  • Easter SaturdaySaturday 3 April
  • Easter SundaySunday 4 April
  • Easter MondayMonday 5 April
  • ANZAC DaySunday 25 April
  • Queen's BirthdayMonday 14 June
  • Grand Final EveSubject to AFL Schedule
  • Melbourne CupTuesday 2 November
  • Christmas DaySaturday 25 December
  • Boxing DaySunday 26 December
  • Christmas Day HolidayMonday 27 December
  • Boxing Day HolidayTuesday 28 December

Please check back in late November/early December for 2021/22 Summer Opening Hours.

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