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

Stonnington Libraries and the Stonnington History Centre will be closed on Friday 27 September for the AFL Grand Final Eve Public Holiday. Normal hours resume on Saturday 28 September. After hours returns chutes will be available at all Libraries. 

The Service includes 4 libraries, a history centre and a home library service:

How can we help?

We are always happy to help with any questions or research enquiries. Please talk to our friendly library staff in person, call us or Contact Us with your comments or enquiry. 

Locations and Hours

Malvern Library

1255 High Street, Malvern
Ph: 8290 1366     

Monday-Thursday:    10am-8pm
Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 2pm-5pm

Malvern Library building works

From Monday 29 July to Thursday 29 August, Malvern Library will be undergoing building works to the air conditioning units. 

The library will remain open during this time and there may be some disruptions to services while the works are carried out, including the building temperature being cooler than normal. 

We apologise for any inconvenience experienced and appreciate your patience during this time.

Phoenix Park Library

30 Rob Roy Road, East Malvern
Ph: 8290 4000      

Monday-Friday:  10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-1pm
Sunday: Closed


Prahran Library

180 Greville Street, Prahran
Ph: 8290 3344      

Monday-Friday:  10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-1pm
Sunday: Closed



Toorak/South Yarra Library

340 Toorak Road, South Yarra
Ph: 8290 8000   

Monday-Thursday:  10am-8pm
Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 2pm-5pm


Stonnington History Centre

1257 High Street, Malvern
Ph: 8290 1360


Mon Tue Thu Fri: 10am-4.30pm
Wed: 10am-7pm

Appointments preferred.

Visit the Stonnington History Centre website.

The Stonnington History Centre is an archive dedicated to preserving and interpreting the history of the City of Stonnington and its antecedents, the former Cities of Malvern and Prahran.  The Centre is a branch of Stonnington Library and Information Service and is located behind Malvern Library.