Yarra Plenty Regional Library is pleased to announce that with the recent easing in stage 4 restrictions across metropolitan Melbourne, seven of our branches have reopened for Click & Collect! New holds may now be placed, and our return chutes have already reopened 24/7, although all current loans have been extended until 30 October.
Mill Park Library, the Mobile Library and the Outreach Vehicle will not be reopening at this time.
With the new Ivanhoe Library not quite ready to open, we have now also opened a Click & Collect out of the Hatch Contemporary Arts Space at 14 Ivanhoe Parade in Ivanhoe. There will only be a return chute available at this location during operating hours.
Please note that current government restrictions include a 5km travel limit. When you come to pick up your holds from the library, please abide by all COVID-19 restrictions currently in place (see the DHHS website for full details). If you are currently unable to get to the library, please contact us, we also offer a Care Box service.
Branches will be open between 10.00am to 2.00pm and 3.00pm to 6.00pm* Monday to Thursday and 10.00am to 2.00pm and 3.00pm to 5.00pm Friday and Saturday** for you to collect your holds using our self-loan stations.
* Whittlesea Library is open until 5.00pm each weekday.
** Whittlesea Library is open until 1.00pm on Saturdays.
Please note, the libraries are open for Click & Collect only. You are not able to enter the library to browse, study or use the PCs. You can borrow your holds using our self-loan stations. Find out more.
New holds may now be placed, and our return chutes have already reopened 24/7, although all current loans have been extended until 30 October.
Not sure what to borrow for your family? Check out our Family Fun Bundles!
Need some printing done? Check out our free Print & Collect service!
To access Click & Collect, all you need to do is place your holds online and select the branch you want to pick your items up from. Once the items are available, you will be notified by email or SMS that they are ready to be picked up!
Please remember to wash your hands before and after attending our branches, follow all signage in branches, and adhere to the government restrictions and social distancing guidelines at all times. Please don't come to the library if you are feeling unwell.
Got questions about Click & Collect, returns, holds or our response to Covid-19? More information here.
Please Note: Information on this page is accurate as of the date of posting, for up-to-date information please visit Your Library at Home (https://www.yprl.vic.gov.au/your-library-at-home/).