Easter Closure

Easter Closure: April 15-18

By Hannah Barker / April 12, 2022 /

Please note our libraries will be closed for four days over the Easter long weekend. Closed: Friday 15 April Saturday 16 April Sunday 17 April Monday 18 April All branches will reopen on Tuesday 19 April. Return chutes will remain open for the duration, however no items will be due during this time. Pick up…

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Have Your Say: Library Makerspace

By Hannah Barker / March 29, 2022 /

Should we create a Library Makerspace? Moonee Valley Libraries is considering establishing a Makerspace and we want to know your thoughts. A Makerspace provides equipment, tools and space in a community environment to foster collaboration and hands-on learning. Read more here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Library_makerspace A Makerspace would be for community members to access independently or attend programming.…

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Your opinions matter to us

By Hannah Barker / March 15, 2022 /

The great Victorian Public Library Users Survey is now open. Share your experiences and have your say about library services & programs. The survey is open from Tuesday 15 March – Monday 28 March. It can be taken online, or in hardcopy at the library. Community languages are also available in hardcopy. It will only…

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Sam Merrifield closed March 9, 10 & 11

By Hannah Barker / February 28, 2022 /

Service update: temporary closure of Sam Merrifield Library Please note that Sam Merrifield will be closed to the public from Wednesday 9 March – Friday 11 March inclusive while new shelving is installed for our collection. Regular hours will recommence on Saturday 12 March at 9am. During this time a Contactless Collection service will be…

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Service Update: temporary reduction of hours

By Hannah Barker / January 7, 2022 /

UPDATE Monday 24 January: All branches have now resumed standard opening hours. See here for hours.Beginning on Monday 10 January, Avondale Heights Library & Learning Centre, Flemington Library and Niddrie Library will be temporarily closed in the evening on weekdays.  Reducing our opening hours will ensure enough staff are available to continue offering a consistent…

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Christmas Opening Hours

By Hannah Barker / December 13, 2021 /

Our libraries will be operating at reduced hours over the Christmas and New Year period. Please see below for hours at each branch. Branch Friday 24 Dec Sat 25 – Tue 28 Dec Wed 29 – Fri 31 Dec Sat 1 – Mon 3 Jan Ascot Vale 10am-1pm Closed 10am-5pm Closed Avondale Heights 9am-1pm Closed…

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Food For Fines

By Hannah Barker / December 6, 2021 /

Moonee Valley Libraries, in partnership with Helping Hands Mission Inc., are welcoming donations of non-perishable food and toiletries suitable for individuals and families in need. In return, any overdue fines on your library account will be waived! Even if you don’t have fines, donations are appreciated. Due to the global pandemic there is more reliance…

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Feedback wanted: Niddrie Hub

By Hannah Barker / November 11, 2021 /

Want a new library and business hub for Niddrie? Council has drafted a new Advocacy Strategy: Tell us what you think! As part of our Advocacy Strategy, Council wants to transform the existing Niddrie library into a thriving space of learning, gathering and economic development for the whole community to enjoy. Do you have any…

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Service Update: Vaccination Certificates

By Hannah Barker / October 25, 2021 /

Although libraries are not yet permitted to open to the public, we are now able to offer an outdoor service to limited numbers of fully vaccinated people. Given the new reality of a vaccinated economy, Moonee Valley Libraries would like to use this opportunity to assist you, the community, in accessing your vaccination certificates. Going…

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Live Online Storytimes

By Hannah Barker / October 1, 2021 /

Big news for parents! For the month of October we will be Zooming back into live online storytimes! Baby Rhyme Time (0-18 months): 10am MondaysTodder Time (18 months-3 years): 10am TuesdaysPreschool Storytime (3-5 years): 10am Thursdays Bookings are required and places are limited so get in quick. On Wednesday afternoons we will also be uploading…

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