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Thanks for your patience over the next few weeks while we clean up fallen trees after the recent storms. Find out more about free storm related waste drop offs at the Knox Transfer Station and extra bin collections.

Libraries in Knox

Eastern Regional Libraries is the largest library system in Victoria with 13 branches and two mobile libraries.

It covers three outer eastern municipalities – Knox, Maroondah and Yarra Ranges.

Library collections

Eastern Regional Libraries provides collections of:

  • books
  • DVDs and music CDs
  • magazines and newspapers
  • CD ROMs
  • audio books.

The libraries also provide access to a wide range of online resources.

More information is available on the Eastern Regional Library website.

Using the library

Library membership is free and you can borrow items from any branch or mobile library.

You can also reserve materials and check your library records online.

Library services

You can access a wide range of services, including:

  • free internet access
  • free WiFi
  • an after-hours return chute
  • photocopiers
  • housebound services.

Library programs

Our libraries also run regular programs, including:

  • guest speakers
  • displays
  • book discussion clubs
  • new book days
  • participation in local festivals.

Programs for children include:

  • preschool story times
  • school holiday and after-school activities.

Libraries in Knox

Visit your nearest library:

Bayswater Library

Mountain High Shopping Centre
Shop 26, Ground Floor,
7–13 High Street, Bayswater VIC 3153.

Normal opening hours:

  • Monday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 9am – 8pm
  • Friday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 1pm
  • Sunday: Closed.


Opening hours change between 23 December and 1 January 2024

  • Saturday 23 December: 10am – 1pm
  • Sunday 24 to Tuesday 26 December: Closed
  • Wednesday 27 December: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Thursday 28 December: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Friday 29 December: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Saturday 30 December: 10am – 1pm
  • Sunday 31 December: Closed
  • Monday 1 January: Closed.
Boronia Library

Park Crescent, Boronia VIC 3155.

Normal opening hours:

  • Monday: 9am – 8pm
  • Tuesday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Friday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 1pm
  • Sunday: Closed.


Boronia library closes on Saturday 23 December and will reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2024.

Ferntree Gully Library

Ferntree Gully Community Centre 
1010 Burwood Highway, Ferntree Gully VIC 3156.

Normal opening hours:

  • Monday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 9am – 8pm
  • Wednesday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Friday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 1pm
  • Sunday: Closed.


Ferntree Gully library closes Saturday 23 December and will reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2024.

Knox Express Library

Knox City Shopping Centre – Knox Ozone
425 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South VIC 3152.

Normal opening hours:

  • Monday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 9am – 8pm
  • Friday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday: 12pm – 5pm.


Opening hours change between 23 December and 1 January 2024

  • Saturday 23 December: 10am – 1pm
  • Sunday 24 to Tuesday 26 December: Closed
  • Wednesday 27 December: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Thursday 28 December: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Friday 29 December: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Saturday 30 December: 10am – 1pm
  • Sunday 31 December: Closed
  • Monday 1 January: Closed.
Rowville Library

Stud Park Shopping Centre
Stud Road, Rowville VIC 3178.

Normal opening hours:

  • Monday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 9am – 8pm
  • Friday: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday: 12pm – 5pm.


Opening hours change between 23 December and 1 January 2024

  • Saturday 23 December: 10am – 1pm
  • Sunday 24 to Tuesday 26 December: Closed
  • Wednesday 27 December: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Thursday 28 December: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Friday 29 December: 9am – 5:30pm
  • Saturday 30 December: 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday 31 December: 12pm – 3pm
  • Monday 1 January: Closed.

Venue accessibility

Our libraries are accessible to people of all abilities. 

Prepare for your visit by downloading an access key:

For more information

See the Eastern Regional Library website or call your nearest branch on 1300 737 277.

Need help?

Contact us and we will come back to you.

Or call our Community Wellbeing team on 9298 8000.

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