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_22A3885.jpg Toorak/South Yarra Library Closure

The Toorak/South Yarra Library will be closed from Tuesday 2 April until Friday 5 April for major electrical works. The library will reopen at 10am on Saturday 6 April.

The after-hours return chutes will be closed from 8pm, Monday 1 April. There will be no library services from this branch during this time.

The following programs will not be held during this time: Babytime Rhymes, Preschool Storytime, Lego® Builders, Friday Chess Club and Hands-on Technology. Feel free to attend programs at our other libraries.


Upcoming exhibition: The Entrepreneurial Spirit 

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The Stonnington History Centre's next exhibition showcases local entrepreneurs, their businesses, products and stories. It will include letters written by Anthony Edwin Bowes Kelly, a founder of BHP, who lived in Glenferrie Road, and electric appliances made by the Marriotts in their Hecla factory in Chapel Street. It will launch at 5pm on Wednesday 8 May and finish on Saturday 1 June.

If you or your family consider yourselves local entrepreneurs with a good story to tell and items to share, please contact us on 8290 1360 or email history@stonnington.vic.gov.au to discuss inclusion in our upcoming exhibition. Applications for consideration close on Friday 13 April.  


Stonnington Libraries App 

The Stonnington Library app has been updated, with a brand new look and feel.

Login to the updated app and you can now

  • re-arrange menu items to suit you (see Preferences under My Account);
  • login with more than one account (see Linked Accounts under My Account);
  • de-authorise a device linked to the login (see Devices under My Account);
  • see the items currently on loan and currently reserved (under My Account);
  • search the catalogue and place reservations;
  • access our eLibrary including eBooks and streaming of music, movies and documentaries;
  • access a digital barcode to use when borrowing at any library.

Download the app today

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