Locations and Hours

In line with the Victorian Government’s Roadmap, our library branches have opened.

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Locations

Darebin Libraries have four locations - Fairfield, Northcote, Preston and Reservoir.

All libraries offer wireless internet, public computer access and printing facilities. Library membership is free to all.

Fairfield Library - 121 Station Street, Fairfield  

Northcote Library - 32-38 Separation Street, Northcote 

Preston Library - 266 Gower Street, Preston 

Reservoir Library - 23 Edwardes Street, Reservoir  

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End–of-year Opening Hours

Darebin Libraries will be closed from 1pm on 24 December 2021 – 3 January 2022.

  • Northcote, Preston and Reservoir libraries will reopen on Tuesday 4 January 2022
  • Fairfield Library will reopen on Monday 17 January 2022

We look forward to seeing you in the new year!

While our branches are closed, you can:

  • Go to the digital library for film streaming, eBooks and eAudiobooks, magazines and more
  • Return items to Northcote, Preston and Reservoir libraries via the after-hours return chutes

 



Fairfield Library Temporary Closure

We’re refreshing Fairfield Library!

Fairfield Library will close at 1pm on Friday 24 December 2021 and will reopen at 10am on Monday 17 January. Find out more here>



Regular Library Opening Hours

To enter the library, Victorian law requires visitors aged over 12 years and two months to show acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status. You also need to check in on arrival.

Please note: all libraries are closed on public holidays. Items can be returned via the after-hours chutes at each branch.

Fairfield

Northcote

Preston

Reservoir

Monday

10am-5pm

10am-8pm

10am-8pm

10am-8pm

Tuesday

10am-5pm

10am-8pm

10am-8pm

10am-8pm

Wednesday

10am-5pm

10am-8pm

10am-8pm

10am-8pm

Thursday

10am-5pm

10am-8pm

10am-8pm

10am-8pm

Friday

10am-5pm

10am-8pm

10am-8pm

10am-8pm

Saturday

10am-4pm

10am-4pm

10am-4pm

10am-4pm

Sunday

Closed

1-5pm

11am-5pm

1-5pm

Public Holidays

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Getting to our libraries

All our libraries are conveniently located close to major shopping strips, public transport options and have bike parking available on site.

View our locations on Google Maps, plan your trip using the Public Transport Victoria Journey Planner or call Council Customer Service on 8470 8888 for a copy of the Darebin TravelSmart Map.