Essential updates and changes only will be undertaken on Council’s official website between midnight 21 September 2020 to 6pm Saturday 24 October 2020, during Election Period. This is in accordance with the Local Government Act 2020 and Council’s Election Period Policy.For customer service enquiries, phone 1300 179 944 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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In the best interest of the safety and health of the Hobsons Bay community and in line with government Stage 4 Stay-at-Home requirements, Council has closed all library branches and our Customer Service front counter until further notice.
For the latest details on Coronavirus and current restrictions visit our website: www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/Coronavirus
All branches of Hobsons Bay Libraries are closed to the public. Hobsons Bay Libraries will continue to provide a range of alternatives for accessing collections, services and programs from home. Residents are encouraged to sign up for library membership and to arrange library collections to be delivered at no cost through the ‘Book a Book’ library home delivery service. Visit the library website at https://libraries.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/ to join and for access to an extensive range of eCollections and to check out the upcoming range of online events and programs you can enjoy from home. Phone 1300 462 542 for enquiries.
Information about Council's response to Coronavirus and the effect on services can be found here.
Hobsons Bay Libraries deliver a wide range of services through five branches, and the library website to provide an open, welcoming environment for everyone to access, enjoy and discover.
123 Queen Street
Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre
Central Square Shopping Centre
2 Newham Way
Altona Meadows 3028
Corner Millers and McArthurs Roads
Altona North 3025
13 Mason Street
104 Ferguson Street
Online Complete a feedback form Email us Tweet @hblibraries
Telephone 1300 HOB LIB (1300 462 542)
In Person Visit any of our library branches.
Bring along some ID with proof of your residential address to any Hobsons Bay Libraries branch and we will get you started with your library membership. You can also join online.
Library membership has a range of benefits, catering to you at any life stage. Your membership provides access to:
Libraries offer an outstanding range of programs and events all year round, all at no charge.
What's on listing
Regular programs for children and young people
Baby Bounce, Wriggle and Read, and Storytime
Monthly Minecraft Meets
Rookies Chess Club
Regular programs for all ages
Let's Talk Books
English Conversation Class
Subscribe to the Hobsons Bay Libraries eNewsletter or follow us on Facebook to stay up-to-date.
115 Civic Parade
Altona, Victoria, 3018
Phone: 1300 179 944
National Relay Service: 133 677
Language Line: 03 9932 1212
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Council acknowledges the peoples of the Kulin nation as the Traditional Owners of these municipal lands and water ways. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.