Can't find it?

Our libraries are open with limited hours, capacities and visit times. There are no bookings required to visit and our contactless services are still (and will continue to be) available, including Click and Collect and the Vulnerable Communities Library Delivery Service. Return chutes are open 24/7 across all libraries.

Our online services are still available, including extensive digital collections and virtual programs and events

Find out more and view our Conditions of Entry. 


Interlibrary loans will be suspended over the holiday period from Thursday 24 December until Wednesday 13 January. The service will resume on Thursday 14 January 2021.

If you can't find the item you are looking for in our catalogue, you can either request a new item or place an Interlibrary Loan (charges apply).

Request an item

Please provide as much information about the item as possible, such as title, author, ISBN, publisher, publication date and series title.

Place a request for a new item

What happens after you submit your request?

If the library is able to purchase the item, we'll reserve it for you and you’ll receive an email or a letter once it’s available. If we are unable to purchase your item, we'll send a message to your library account.

Interlibrary Loans

Interlibrary loans will be suspended over the holiday period from Thursday 24 December until Wednesday 13 January. The service will resume on Thursday 14 January 2021.

Please provide as much information as possible, such as title, author, ISBN publisher, publication date and series title. Only items not found in the Stonnington Library catalogue may be requested, please check our catalogue before placing an Interlibrary Loan request.

Fees 

From another public library                             $5.00
From a State, Academic or Special Library   $16.50
 

  • Stonnington Library has no control over what other lending libraries may or may not lend, their response times or loan conditions.
  • Borrowers can request a maximum of 10 Interlibrary Loan items.
  • It is possible to request AV material, with a limit of 5 CDs and 5 DVDs per borrower.
  • Interlibrary Loans may not be renewed.
  • We will attempt to obtain your item from another public library, however, in the event that it is only available at a State, Academic or Special library, we will contact you before proceeding with the request.
  •  You will be liable for the Interlibrary Loan charge on any item allocated for you, even if you do not collect it. Let the library know if you wish to cancel an Interlibrary Loan.
  • Overdue items will incur overdue fees.
  • Charges for damaged or lost items, are set by the lending library.
  • Late or non-return of an Interlibrary Loan, may result in the suspension of this service.

Place an Interlibrary Loan request