Update June 2021

Published on 02 June 2021

June update

The libraries in Hastings, Mornington, Rosebud and Somerville will only be open for Click and Collect service for the next 7 days.

Our priority is keeping you and our community well. Therefore, in line with the Victorian Government Restrictions and the current 7 day lockdown regulations, the libraries in Hastings, Mornington, Rosebud, and Somerville will be open during regular hours only for contactless collection of library items.

If you would like to collect library items in this time please place a hold via our catalogue. We will send a notification via your preferred method of email, text or print notification. No bookings are required, please bring your library card and come to the library during our regular opening hours where a staff member will collect your items for you.

We understand that you will have items on loan, these items will be automatically renewed until June 16. Please call the library if you have any questions.

  • Hastings - 5950 1710
  • Mornington - 5950 1820
  • Rosebud - 5950 1230
  • Somerville - 5950 1638

Remember the library has eBooks, eAudiobooks. eMagazines, Streaming Video and Storybox you can access at home. Our eResources can be accessed here.

We have some more online events coming up and you canbrowse our upcoming events here.

Or take the time to learn something new:

  • Creativebug with thousands of craft classes to inspire you.
  • Linkedin Learning with over 5,000 courses in IT, design, marketing, business skills, photography, video, music mastering and more.

You can browse our eLearning resources here.



Storytimes - live and online

For those of you who are missing Storytime, Natasha will be doing a live storytime on Zoom. Please register at the link below and we will send you a zoom link.
Where:Online event
When:Wednesday 9June, 11:00- 11:30am
For more information and to register

Workshop: Diving for pearls - journal writing

In this journal writing workshop called Diving for Pearls, Ingrid will show you how to transform stress in 5 easy steps. She'll support you to take what’s on your mind and work through it. With this gentle process you'll gain clarity, become kinder towards yourself and enhance your wellbeing..
Where:Online Event
When:Thursday 10June, 10:30am - 12:00pm
For more information and to register

Zoom author talk: Martha Hall Kelly

Join us online when author Martha Hall Kelly will speak about her new historical novel Sunflower Sisters. Inspired by true accounts, Sunflower Sisters provides a vivid look at the Civil War experience, from the barbaric and inhumane plantations, to a war-torn New York City to the horrors of the battlefield. It'sa story of women caught in a country on the brink of collapse, in a society grappling with nationalism and unthinkable racial cruelty.
Where:Online event
When:Wednesday 16 June, 10:30- 11:30am
For more information and to register

Online Zoom event: Researching your home's history

Ever been interested in researching the history of your home? Or a house in your neighbourhood?
Join our online event with Way Back When, a creative, dynamic and unique team of professional historians as we explore researching the history of your home.
When:Thursday 24 June, 6:30 - 9:30pm
For more informationand to register


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