STEAM Centre at Altona Meadows Library

Altona Meadows STEAM Centre

Discover a place where you can work on a variety of projects with cutting edge technologies, conduct research with a specially curated collection of books, join in a hands-on workshop, borrow specialty tech (like content creator kits, or photography sets) or just kick back and relax.

The STEAM Centre at Altona Meadows Library, the first Centre of Excellence, is a specialist hub for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics collections and technologies. This newly refurbished space has been designed with the community in mind.


  • technology pods and media podcast room
  • an interactive floor feature
  • two robots
  • an interactive sandpit
  • a newly landscaped outdoor area
  • brand new public computers with Adobe Suite access
  • an extensive Library of Things collection which includes new items across content creation, accessibility and STEAM technologies
  • a curated STEAM book collection
  • large meeting room with stadium seating and virtual presentation equipment, and
  • a Makerspace purpose built for collaboration and creation.


Open hours

Monday to Friday 9.30amto 6pm.

Thursday 9.30am to 8pm.

Saturday & Sunday 10am to 4pm.



Free. You must be a Hobsons Bay Libraries member to borrow items, signing up to a membership is free and can be done online, or at any Council+ service site.



2 Newham Way, Altona Meadows. You can find us at the rear of Central Square Shopping Centre.



P: 1300 179 944