What you need to know

Libraries

Our libraries are more than books. In Moonee Valley you can book a room or computer, listen to music, exercise, print and photocopy, recycle, borrow seeds for a garden, learn new skills, join a book club and so much more.

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Libraries update

Moonee Valley Libraries Service Update - Tuesday, 27 July 2021

  • All libraries will reopen for their regular operating hours
  • Capacity limits apply at all branches
    • Ascot Vale Library – 10 people
    • Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre – 100 people
    • Flemington Library – 50 people
    • Niddrie Library – 30 people
    • Sam Merrifield Library – 100 people
  • Due to limits on gatherings, in person programming will not go ahead. Online programming will continue to be provided.
  • Return chutes are open

FAQ

Yes, once you receive notification that an item is being held, you can collect from your selected library branch. 

Yes, Library to Your Door connects eligible older or vulnerable users with a library staff member who curates and sends out a personalised collection of books to you.

Yes, return chutes are now open 24/7 at all five library braches.

Online programming will continue and can be accessed via the Library CatalogueFacebook and Youtube

From our library catalogue or Moonee Valley Libraries app – Digital Library.

If you visit the library catalogue, you can select the Download, Stream, Research and Learn menu tabs to access our various online services.

  • E-books & e-audiobooks (Overdrive, Borrowbox)
  • Magazines and Newspapers (RB Digital, Press reader, Flipster)
  • Streaming Movies (Kanopy)
  • Children’s stories and games (Storybox, Busythings, Tumblebooks, Literacy Planet)
  • Homework help (Studiosity)
  • Technology learning (Lynda.com, Computer School)
  • Language Learning (Road to IELTS, Mango Languages)
  • General research 
  • Community Heritage Resources
  • Suggested reading resources

Yes! Visit Join Online to sign up for a library membership online. Membership is free and available to all community members.

If you don’t have a PIN or can't remember it, you can reset it by logging in to your account via our catalogue

In My Account go to the Personal Information tab, scroll down and you'll find Change Pin.

Alternatively, please call us on 9243 1900 and we can change it for you.

Ask a Librarian

Leave us feedback, comments or general enquiries

If you are suggesting a title for purchase please include as much information about the title as possible and the location you would like to collect this item at.

  • eg. enquiries@mvcc.vic.gov.au
  • The 14 digit barcode number on the back of your membership card starting with 200020 or 230390

Ascot Vale Library

Address: 165 Union Road, Ascot Vale
Phone: (03) 9243 1990

Opening hours:
Monday 10am-5pm
Tuesday 10am-6pm
Wednesday 10am-5pm
Thursday 10am-5pm
Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-1pm
Sunday Closed
Closed during public holidays

Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre

Address: 69 Military Road, Avondale Heights
Phone: (03) 9243 1940

Opening hours:
Monday 9am – 8pm
Tuesday 9am – 5.30pm
Wednesday 9am – 5.30pm
Thursday 9am – 8pm
Friday 9am – 5.30pm
Saturday 10am – 4pm
Sunday Closed
Closed during public holidays

Flemington Library

Address: 313 Racecourse Road, Flemington
Phone: (03) 9243 1975

Opening hours:
Monday 10am-8pm
Tuesday 10am-8pm
Wednesday 10am-8pm
Thursday 10am-6pm
Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday Closed
Closed during public holidays

Niddrie Library

Address: 483 Keilor Road, Niddrie
Phone: (03) 9243 1925

Opening hours:
Monday 9am-5pm
Tuesday 9am-8pm
Wednesday 9am-5pm
Thursday 9am-8pm
Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 9am-4pm
Sunday Closed
Closed during public holidays.

Sam Merrifield Library
(Moonee Ponds)

Address: 762 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds
Phone: (03) 9243 1950

Opening hours:
Monday 9am-9pm
Tuesday 9am-9pm
Wednesday 9am-9pm
Thursday 9am-8pm
Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 1pm-5pm
Closed during public holidays