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  • Checkout our eMagazines!

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

    Checkout our eMagazines!

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

  • 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.

  • 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 6 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 6 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.

  • Sunday Openings

    We are open Sundays until 27 November 2016 from 11 to 3pm.

    Sunday Openings

    We are open Sundays until 27 November 2016 from 11 to 3pm.

  • Spring Holiday Program 2016

    Spring Holiday Program 2016

    Looking for something to do these Spring School Holidays? Come into our libraries and enjoy free activities for kids.

    Spring Holiday Program 2016

    Looking for something to do these Spring School Holidays? Come into our libraries and enjoy free activities for kids.

Monday 19 September, 2016

Our Library has a range of activities for children aged 5 to 12 years this spring. Come along and enjoy stories, games and craft activities with a grow an idea theme.

Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Free help from Mornington Peninsula Family History Society Inc. Volunteers from Mornington Peninsula Family History Society Inc. will visit our branches on the times listed below. They will introduce their facilities and services and provide basic assistance in setting up a family tree.

Monday 29 August, 2016

You can now access the full page online version of The Age newspaper in the library. The new e-resource allows 25 concurrent users to access the current and archived issues of the newspaper online within the library, via our eNews section from our library website.

Friday 15 July, 2016

We will be open every Sunday from August 7 to November 27 from 11 am to 3pm. Come in relax, read or use our free internet computers and wifi at our Hastings, Mornington, Rosebud or Somerville branches.

Tuesday 10 May, 2016

You can now print using your own laptop or computer from anywhere with internet access and collect it at your chosen Our Library branch within 24 hours. This means you can send your printing from home and come into Our Library within 24 hours to collect it.

Thursday 1 September, 2016 - 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.

Thursday 1 September, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Enjoy 30 minutes of fun songs, rhymes and stories for your toddler. Our sessions help to develop your child's language, motor skills, imagination and concentration.Encourage your child to develop a lifelong love of books and reading.

Thursday 1 September, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Enjoy 30 minutes of fun songs, rhymes and stories for your toddler. Our sessions help to develop your child's language, motor skills, imagination and concentration.Encourage your child to develop a lifelong love of books and reading.

Thursday 1 September, 2016 - 11:00 AM

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

Thursday 1 September, 2016 - 5:30 PM

Are you a local writer? Then here's your chance to read or perform your latest work and develop networks across the peninsula.Each writer has up to five minutes to read their poetry, short story or excerpt from a novel, memoir or other type of larger work. Songwriters are also welcome.

Author: Anna McPartlin | Reviewer: Veronica (Mornington Library)

One wouldn’t expect to be laughing out loud when reading a book about a young woman dying of cancer, but that’s exactly why this story works so well.

Author: Rebecca Barry | Reviewer: Stephanie (Hastings Library)

I am a girl is an inspirational feature-length documentary that paints a clear picture of the reality of what it means to be a girl in the 21st Century.

Author: Stephen Booth | Reviewer: Val (Rosebud Library)

A dark psychological thriller featuring Diane Fry and Ben Cooper, in which a small community is ripped apart by arson and murder.

Author: Rod Jones | Reviewer: Tanya (Hastings Library)

The Mothers is a book about secrets. It interweaves the intimate lives of three generations of Australian women who learn that it’s the stories we can’t tell that continue to shape us and make us who we are.

Author: Tom Shroder | Reviewer: Larissa (Hastings Library)

A fascinating, transformative look at the therapeutic powers of psychedelic drugs, particularly in the treatment of PTSD, and the past fifty years of scientific, political, and legal controversy they have ignited, by award-winning journalist Tom Shroder

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.