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Lockdown extension: libraries remain closed

Following the State Government announcement on 20 July of an extension to the Victorian lockdown, all libraries and mobile library services will remain closed until Wednesday 28 July (at the usual branch opening time), pending any further instructions from the government.

During this period, external return chutes will be open however due dates for borrowed items will be extended until libraries re-open and no fines will be issued during this period.

Click & Collect is available for library members living within our local government areas, find out more and book your spot on our Click & Collect page.

Our eCollection remains open – thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and newspapers, kids’ activities, research platforms and much more, all at your fingertips! Find out more on our eCollection page.

You can find out more about services available at this time at our dedicated Coronavirus page.

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