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  • Spring into Sundays

    Our Hastings, Mornington, Rosebud and Somerville libraries will open on Sundays from 1pm-5pm, 14 September to 30 November 2014.

    Spring into Sundays

    Our Hastings, Mornington, Rosebud and Somerville libraries will open on Sundays from 1pm-5pm, 14 September to 30 November 2014.

  • Meet the author: Doug Ackerly

    Meet the author: Doug Ackerly

    Melbourne broadcaster and writer, Doug Ackerly will discuss his new book "Coleman: The Untold Story of an AFL Legend", the explosive untold story of local sporting icon, John Coleman at Hastings Library on Sunday 16 November, 2:30pm.

    Meet the author: Doug Ackerly

    Melbourne broadcaster and writer, Doug Ackerly will discuss his new book "Coleman: The Untold Story of an AFL Legend", the explosive untold story of local sporting icon, John Coleman at Hastings Library on Sunday 16 November, 2:30pm.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Meet the author: Penny Woodward

    Meet award-winning gardening writer, Penny Woodward, who will discuss her new book Garlic.

    Meet the author: Penny Woodward

    Meet award-winning gardening writer, Penny Woodward, who will discuss her new book Garlic.

  • 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.

Wednesday 29 October, 2014

We have a jam-packed program on offer this November in celebration of the final month of ‘Spring into Sundays’.

Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Melbourne broadcaster and writer, Doug Ackerly will visit Hastings Library on Sunday 16 November as part of Our Library’s special ‘Spring into Sundays’ program.

Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Our Library will be closed on Tuesday 4 November 2014 due to the Melbourne Cup public holiday.

Thursday 16 October, 2014

The early history of some of the peninsula’s most popular holiday spots will go on exhibition from June, exploring when holidaying was a grand pastime and memories were shared by the iconic postcard.

Monday 13 October, 2014

Meet award-winning gardening writer, Penny Woodward, who will discuss her new book Garlic.

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Sunday 2 November, 2014 - 5:00 PM

Visit Hastings, Mornington, Rosebud or Somerville library on a Sunday during November for the chance to go into the draw to win some fantastic prizes.

Spring into Sundays logo

Sunday 2 November, 2014 - 5:00 PM

Visit Hastings, Mornington, Rosebud or Somerville library on a Sunday during November for the chance to go into the draw to win some fantastic prizes.

Spring into Sundays logo

Sunday 2 November, 2014 - 5:00 PM

Visit Hastings, Mornington, Rosebud or Somerville library on a Sunday during November for the chance to go into the draw to win some fantastic prizes.

Spring into Sundays logo

Sunday 2 November, 2014 - 5:00 PM

Visit Hastings, Mornington, Rosebud or Somerville library on a Sunday during November for the chance to go into the draw to win some fantastic prizes.

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Sunday 2 November, 2014 - 5:00 PM

There are sea creatures hiding in our libraries. Can you find them all?

Author: Liane Moriarty | Reviewer: Veronica (Mornington Library)

Sometimes it’s the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal. A murder, a tragic accident, or just parents behaving badly? What’s indisputable is that someone is dead. But who did what? A New York Times Bestseller by Australian writer Liane Moriarty.

Author: Fredrik Backman | Reviewer: Helen (Mobile Library)

In this bestselling and delightfully quirky debut novel from Sweden, a grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door.

Author: John Kenney | Reviewer: Veronica (Mornington Library)

Finbar Dolan has quite a bit going on in his life, but he feels lost and lonely and closing in on forty wonders if he will ever achieve anything meaningful in his life.

Author: Sarah Hopklins | Reviewer: Veronica (Mornington Library)

Gripping, insightful and moving. This is a searing story of love and betrayal, and a family coming apart at the seams.

Author: Ian McEwan | Reviewer: Veronica (Mornington Library)

The latest novel from Ian mcEwan, which tell the story of a High Court Judge who is forced to choose, literally, between life and death. It's a compelling story is full of conflicting issues of ethics and morals, beliefs and values.

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 teenage and 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.