• Library News

    May Technology Upgrade

    Stonnington Libraries will be upgrading its technology infrastructure throughout May. The services affected will be:

    • Online library catalogue (renewal, reservations, searching and My Account)
    • eLibrary services (inc. Zinio, Freegal, eBooks + eAudiobooks)
    • Public PC access*
    • Wifi access
    • Print, copy and scan services

    On Monday 2 May all of these services will be unavailable

    *Tuesday 3 May - Sunday 8 May Public PC access will continue to be unavailable.

    These services will also be unavailable at times throughout the month of May as we do further work to improve your library service.

    More information on the upgrade  

  • Accessibilty

    Communication Access Symbol logo Accessibility in the Library

    We aim to be accessible to all members of our community. Our libraries have ramp entry, lifts, hearing loops, Recharge points, collections in large print and audio formats, literacy books from beginners to advanced, reading aids such as magnifying glasses and some adaptive technology. There are also copies of Council’s resident newsletter available on audio CD.

    We are proud to announce that we has been awarded the Communication Access Symbol. This symbol recognises that: 

    • our staff have positive and welcoming attitudes towards all customers 
    • people with communication difficulties will be given time to get their message across 
    • important written information is available in different formats 
    • communication boards are available on request 
    • we provide a communication friendly phone service and our staff are confident with using the National Relay Service.

    Keep an eye out for the Communication Access Symbol which will be proudly displayed at all branches.

    Communication access aims to create a world where people who have communication difficulties are able to communicate successfully with everyone, everywhere.

  • Stonnington History Centre

    History Matters: The Health of Prahran in the 1900s

    Wednesday 25 May, 10-11am

    Diane Nicholas shares her research into Dr Richard H. Fetherston, who for nearly forty years explored ways of improving health and extending life expectancy in the district. Fetherston succeeded his father, Dr Gerald H. Fetherston, as Prahran’s Medical Officer of Health; between them, father and son covered an unbroken period of 70 years as Health Officers of the City of Prahran. 

    Book online  or call 8290 1360

  • Library Locations

    Stonnington Library + Information Service is open every day of the year, apart from public holidays. 

    Malvern Library

    1255 High Street
    Malvern
    Ph: 8290 1366

    Phoenix Park Library

    30 Rob Roy Road
    East Malvern
    Ph: 8290 4000      

    Prahran Library

    180 Greville Street
    Prahran
    Ph: 8290 3344  

    Toorak/South Yarra Library

    340 Toorak Road
    South Yarra
    Ph: 8290 8000   

    Stonnington History Centre

    1257 High Street
    Malvern
    Ph. 8290 1360     

Library News

May Technology Upgrade

Stonnington Libraries will be upgrading its technology infrastructure throughout May. The services affected will be:

  • Online library catalogue (renewal, reservations, searching and My Account)
  • eLibrary services (inc. Zinio, Freegal, eBooks + eAudiobooks)
  • Public PC access*
  • Wifi access
  • Print, copy and scan services

On Monday 2 May all of these services will be unavailable

*Tuesday 3 May - Sunday 8 May Public PC access will continue to be unavailable.

These services will also be unavailable at times throughout the month of May as we do further work to improve your library service.

More information on the upgrade  

Accessibilty

Communication Access Symbol logo Accessibility in the Library

We aim to be accessible to all members of our community. Our libraries have ramp entry, lifts, hearing loops, Recharge points, collections in large print and audio formats, literacy books from beginners to advanced, reading aids such as magnifying glasses and some adaptive technology. There are also copies of Council’s resident newsletter available on audio CD.

We are proud to announce that we has been awarded the Communication Access Symbol. This symbol recognises that: 

  • our staff have positive and welcoming attitudes towards all customers 
  • people with communication difficulties will be given time to get their message across 
  • important written information is available in different formats 
  • communication boards are available on request 
  • we provide a communication friendly phone service and our staff are confident with using the National Relay Service.

Keep an eye out for the Communication Access Symbol which will be proudly displayed at all branches.

Communication access aims to create a world where people who have communication difficulties are able to communicate successfully with everyone, everywhere.

Stonnington History Centre

History Matters: The Health of Prahran in the 1900s

Wednesday 25 May, 10-11am

Diane Nicholas shares her research into Dr Richard H. Fetherston, who for nearly forty years explored ways of improving health and extending life expectancy in the district. Fetherston succeeded his father, Dr Gerald H. Fetherston, as Prahran’s Medical Officer of Health; between them, father and son covered an unbroken period of 70 years as Health Officers of the City of Prahran. 

Book online  or call 8290 1360

Library Locations

Stonnington Library + Information Service is open every day of the year, apart from public holidays. 

Malvern Library

1255 High Street
Malvern
Ph: 8290 1366

Phoenix Park Library

30 Rob Roy Road
East Malvern
Ph: 8290 4000      

Prahran Library

180 Greville Street
Prahran
Ph: 8290 3344  

Toorak/South Yarra Library

340 Toorak Road
South Yarra
Ph: 8290 8000   

Stonnington History Centre

1257 High Street
Malvern
Ph. 8290 1360     

The City of Stonnington acknowledges that we are on the traditional land of the Boonwurrung and Wurundjeri people and offer our respects to the elders past and present. We recognise and respect the cultural heritage of this land.

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