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Important information for Libraries

Important Update:

From Friday 11 June 2021, Brimbank Libraries continues a staged approach to easing the restrictions enforced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

All five Brimbank Libraries will be open with temporary opening hours and restrictions in place.

Available Services
In line with government regulations, all visitors must wear a mask and use the QR code to check in.  If you are unable to wear a mask due to a lawful reason and/or need assistance to check in please talk to staff. Council has the right to refuse entry or service for failure to comply with the conditions of entry displayed in branches.

As we welcome you back, please note that capacity and time limits apply to the number of people we can host in our libraries.  All visitors must comply with the capacity limits displayed in branches, and follow the directions given by library staff.

You will be able to enter the library for the following services:

      • To access a computer (sessions are limited to 60 minutes), print or scan
      • To use WIFI or a study table
      • To browse, collect or borrow items

Some services may be restricted.

We will continue to provide a range of online services to our members, including the Click and Collect service, the Home Library Service and the Brimbank residents Library to Your Door service. Staff will also be able to assist you if you would like help while visiting the library, though technology assistance is limited to 10 minutes per person.

Click and Collect Reservations
If you have received a notification that an item you have requested is available, telephone the Library between 9.30am and 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday, to arrange collection at any Brimbank library within seven days of receiving the notification. If you are self-isolating or do not wish to visit the library during COVID-19 restrictions, please call the library to discuss your options.


Click and Collect Printing
Need to print from home?

We’re pleased to offer a new Click and Collect Printing service. Submit your print job through the library website and collect at your selected branch.


Library To Your Door
Library to Your Door services will be available from Monday 7 June.

The home delivery service is available to all residents of Brimbank who are Brimbank Library members. We will deliver items to your home – while maintaining safe social distancing practices. Simply reserve your items, selecting the branch closest to your home address as the pickup location. When you receive notification that your items are available, call that branch to arrange delivery. Not sure what you want? Call your closest library and have a chat to our friendly and knowledgeable staff about your interests - we will search our shelves and find something for you. 

Items will be delivered to your door at no charge.

If you are not a library member, you can join online. Library membership is free.

Returning items
Returns can be made via the self-check kiosks or the external return Please note that the returns chute at Sunshine Library is temporarily out of order. Items currently on loan have been extended until June 22. You can renew items online or call the library and speak to a staff member.

eResources
You can continue to access our range of eResources online. We have a wide range of books, magazines, newspapers and more, all available from your computer or device free with your Library membership. Visit the eResources page for a full list.


Events and Activities
Due to density limits programs in the library are restricted.

Please visit our What’s On page or follow us on Facebook or Instagram for details of online events and activities. A range of pre-recorded programs can be found on our YouTube channel.

If you still need help, phone us or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance.

Deer Park Library - 9249 4660
Sunshine Library - 9249 4640
St Albans Library - 9249 4650 
Sydenham Library - 9249 4680
Keilor Library - 9249 4670


Measures to protect public health


Quarantining Collections

Brimbank Libraries are not quarantining or cleaning items when they are returned to the Library.

The Libraries continue to undertake increased cleaning and sanitisation in the space as well as ask customers and staff to sanitise their hands during their visit. Due to the way a library operates, with items being available for customers to browse and return to the shelves, it is not possible to continually re-clean books that may have been touched by customers. This makes cleaning or quarantining returned items redundant.


We understand this is a difficult time for many people as we try to limit the spread of the Coronavirus, and we will continue to support our members as much as we can in other ways.

For more Brimbank Council information please visit https://www.brimbank.vic.gov.au/






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