Reopening Monday 9 November

Published on 06 November 2020

To our valued Mornington Peninsula Libraries community, in line with recent Victorian Government announcements, we are pleased to announce that our four Mornington Peninsula Libraries branches will reopen on Monday 9 November.

The health and safety of our community and staff remains our highest priority As such, there will be changes to the way libraries operate, including strict hygiene and social distancing rules.

You are welcome to visit the Library anytime during these hours

9:00-5:00 Monday to Friday – All branches except Somerville which will close daily between 12pm & 1pm

9:00-200 Saturday – All branches

11:00-3:00 Sunday - Mornington Library Branch only

A concierge will greet you at the door to record your contact and browsing is limited to 30 minutes.

Please note that we can allow for only 20 people at any one time at Mornington, Rosebud and Hastings Libraries and we request that you keep 1.5 metres distance from others during your visit. Due to its smaller size, only 6 people can enter Somerville at any one time.

Reservations and book bundles can still be delivered if you prefer. To book a delivery please go to the Mobile Library webpage for more information and the order form.

Our chutes will remain open for returns

Hand sanitisers will be available and a strict cleaning regime in place for computers and self-checkouts.

If you would like to access a computer for 60mins, please ring a branch to book.

The Café at Mornington Library will be open with take-away service only during limited hours from 10am -2pm on Monday to Friday.

Public programs will continue virtually, including storytimes.

We are looking forward to seeing you back in the Library and thank you for your patience.

Please phone us on:

  • Hastings: 5950 1710
  • Mornington: 5950 1820
  • Rosebud: 5950 1230
  • Somerville: 5978 0834

Browse our upcoming events here.

We are all continuing to navigate these unprecedented times together.
We thank you for your continued understanding, patience and support as we reopen libraries.

Please follow the library's social media channels and website as we will be posting updates as they are confirmed.

Contact us for more information.


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