Our collections

We offer a diverse variety of collections to our community. We seek to balance the classic with emerging genres and the traditional reading formats with the their digital alternatives.

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We offer apps for your smart device and web that allow you to stream movies, listen to tunes, download eAudio books or eBooks and read the latest eMagazine. Download our apps to get started.

Browse popular collections

You're invited to browse our popular collections. Reach out if you would like some reading recommendations. Read, listen, watch, stream and learn with our diverse modern and traditional collections.

Gladstone Street, Montague, South Melbourne, 1930s

Local History Collection

Engage with your local history. Housed at the Port Phillip Heritage Centre (attached to Emerald Hill Library), the Local History Collection contains a wide range of information and research resources derived from the former cities of South Melbourne, St Kilda and Port Melbourne.

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