We are upgrading

Albert Park, Emerald Hill and Port Melbourne will be closing earlier than normal for some nights in June and July

We will be upgrading our library management software (Spydus) over the next few months. During this time we will need to close some of our branches a little earlier than normal so we can train all of our staff.

Please see the information below to find out which branches will be closing early.

During this time the St Kilda Library will remain open until 8pm four nights a week so you can collect and borrow items after hours if needed.

Albert Park will close at 6 pm on:

  • Tuesday 14 June 
  • Wednesday 15 June 
  • Monday 27 June 
  • Wednesday 29 June
  • Tuesday 5 July

Emerald Hill will close at 6 pm on:

  • Tuesday 14 June 
  • Tuesday 5 July 

Port Melbourne will close at 6 pm on:

  • Tuesday 14 June 
  • Tuesday 5 July
  • Thursday 7 July

What the upgrade will do

This new software is going to mean lots of improvements for both staff and for you, our members. We are very excited about it can't wait to show you some of the new options including:

  • Renewing your membership online
  • Improved searching to make it easier to find the items you want
  • Faster requests for inter library loans and items to purchase
  • Better integration with online databases
  • Better support for us as we develop our new library app