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  • eMagazines now available!

    Library members can now read and download complete full colour digital magazines 24/7 from Our Library. eMagazines are easily viewed on any internet enabled device.

    eMagazines now available!

    Library members can now read and download complete full colour digital magazines 24/7 from Our Library. eMagazines are easily viewed on any internet enabled device.

  • Homework help

    Our Library can help take the stress out of homework with free tutoring and the best online resources to research assignments.

    Homework help

    Our Library can help take the stress out of homework with free tutoring and the best online resources to research assignments.

  • eBooks - Reinvent the way you read!

    Reinvent the way you read!

    Our Library members can access our eBooks from home 24/7 or in the library during opening hours. Borrow up to 4 eBooks at a time for a 21 day period. eBooks are returned automatically after 21 days - this means you will not be charged any overdue fees as eBooks will never be overdue!

    Reinvent the way you read!

    Our Library members can access our eBooks from home 24/7 or in the library during opening hours. Borrow up to 4 eBooks at a time for a 21 day period. eBooks are returned automatically after 21 days - this means you will not be charged any overdue fees as eBooks will never be overdue!

  • Our eLibrary

    Select from many online resources available free to Our Library members. Search for basic geographic details or find articles on complex medical conditions.

    Our eLibrary

    Select from many online resources available free to Our Library members. Search for basic geographic details or find articles on complex medical conditions.

  • Listen up!

    Download eTalking Books to your PC or directly from your portable device using the BorrowBox App (available from iTunes or the Google Play store). Fall in love, solve a murder, crack that code or travel the world – all while you run a marathon, do the housework, travel to work or walk the dog.

    Listen up!

    Download eTalking Books to your PC or directly from your portable device using the BorrowBox App (available from iTunes or the Google Play store). Fall in love, solve a murder, crack that code or travel the world – all while you run a marathon, do the housework, travel to work or walk the dog.

  • Storytimes at Our Library

    Bring your child along to our storytimes and help them develop a lifelong love of books and reading. Born to Read (for babies 0-9 months), Tiny Tots (for children under 3 years) and Preschool Stortyime (ages 3-5). Find more information about storytimes under the What’s On menu above.

    Storytimes at Our Library

    Bring your child along to our storytimes and help them develop a lifelong love of books and reading. Born to Read (for babies 0-9 months), Tiny Tots (for children under 3 years) and Preschool Stortyime (ages 3-5). Find more information about storytimes under the What’s On menu above.

  • Spring Into Sundays

    Spring into Sundays at Our Library. We will open Sundays 11am-3pm between Sunday 2 August to Sunday 29 November.

    Spring Into Sundays

    Spring into Sundays at Our Library. We will open Sundays 11am-3pm between Sunday 2 August to Sunday 29 November.

Robert Favretto

Sunday 30 August, 2015

Join author Robert Favretto as he launches into information about CAT-apult the newly released sequel to CAT-astrophe. You will be able to hear about how he wrote the book and listen to extracts of it. Robert will then lead you through an activity where you learn how to illustrate a cat.

Spring into Sundays 2015

Sunday 2 August, 2015

It's time again for Our Library to begin its Spring into Sundays program. Hastings, Mornington, Rosebud and Somerville libraries will be open from 11am-3pm, from Sunday 2 August through to Sunday 29 November.

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Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Our Winter School Holiday Program has been delivered to all of our libraries. Visit one of our libraries to see what is happening, or look at our events pages to see what we have on offer.

Eye Of The Sheep

Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Sofie Laguna has won the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award, with her book, The Eye of the Sheep.

Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Library members using our public internet computers are now able to use Google Chrome web browser for internet access.

Treasure Hunt

Sunday 30 August, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Be a detective and find the hidden pictures inside Our Library for your chance to win a special prize. Colouring sheets will also be available to fill in on the day. No bookings required.For kids of all ages.

Treasure Hunt

Sunday 30 August, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Be a detective and find the hidden pictures inside Our Library for your chance to win a special prize. Colouring sheets will also be available to fill in on the day. No bookings required.For kids of all ages.

Yoga for Adults

Sunday 30 August, 2015 - 11:30 AM

BOOKED OUT! Have you ever wondered what Pilates is about? Bring your towel or yoga mat and take this opportunity to work on your posture, flexibility and muscle balance. For Adults. BOOKED OUT!

Robert Favretto

Sunday 30 August, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Join author Robert Favretto as he launches into information about CAT-apult, the newly released sequel to CAT-astrophe. Robert will talk about his book and then lead you through an activity. For ages 5-12. Bookings are essential.

Monday 31 August, 2015 - 10:30 AM

Enjoy 45 minutes of fun stories, songs, rhymes and craft activities.Preschool Storytimes help to develop your child's language and motor skills, develop their imagination and concentration, and promote social skills.For 3-5 year olds.

Author: Kevin Kwan | Reviewer: Val (Rosebud Library)

Crazy Rich Asians is the outrageously funny debut novel about three super-rich, pedigreed Chinese families and the gossip, backbiting, and scheming that occurs when the heir to one of the most massive fortunes in Asia brings home his American-born Chinese girlfriend to the wedding of the season.

Author: Emma Chichester Clark | Reviewer: Tanya (Hastings Library)

Since 2012 Emma Chichester Clark, one of Britain’s best-loved authors and illustrators, has been delighting thousands of followers with her blog Plumdog, which records the day to day life of Plum, her dog, in Plum’s own words and Emma’s drawings.

Author: Helen MacDonald | Reviewer: Zofia (Mornington Library)

After the sudden death of her adored father, Helen Macdonald retreats from the world and turns to training a goshawk as a way of dealing with grief.

Author: Michaela DePrince | Reviewer: Julie (Mornington Library)

A heart-breaking, inspiring autobiography by a teenager who shows us that, beyond everything, there is always hope for a better future.

Author: Hilary Mantel | Reviewer: Zofia (MorningtonLibrary)

Best known for her historical fiction, "Wolf Hall" and "Bring up the bodies", both awarded the Booker Prize, this brilliant collection of ten short stories demonstrates Hilary Mantel’s creative prowess.

Free WiFi

Our Library offers FREE WiFi for all library members. Bring in your laptop, your smart phone or your mobile device and log on to our free WiFi network. All you need is your library membership number and PIN.

Our Library's WiFi is compatible with both Windows and Mac systems.

Free Computers and Internet

Our Library offers free computer and internet access to all members.

You can search the internet, access an online database to research a subject, create a resume, apply for a job online or communicate with friends.

Call your nearest Library to book a computer today.

Hastings - 5950 1710
Mornington - 5950 1820
Rosebud - 5950 1230
Somerville - 5978 0834

Please note, there is one computer at each library that has death, cemetery and immigration records for colonial Australia – ideal for researching your family history. If you wish to use this content, please let the staff know when you are booking a computer.

Our Library also has a number of computers reserved for junior use at each library. These computers have cyber-safe filtering software for extra protection.

Reserve a computer via Our Online Booking System!

Free Help and Support

Our Library has to offer:

  1. Free online tutorials – With more than 6000 free, web-based tutorials on more than 60 topics The ComputerSchool.net is available to all library members. All you need is your library Membership and PIN.
  2. Free Homework help - yourtutor connects students with qualified tutors for live, one-on-one individual learning sessions via the internet.
  3. Book into our Making IT Click classes at any of Our Library locations for one-on-one classes. Ring to discuss your needs and make an appointment.

Free Resources

Download Our Library eBook_instructions.pdf (348KB).

Review all Our Library has to offer in free eLibrary.