Whitehorse City Council

Library Services

front of library buildingThe City of Whitehorse has four library branches located in Blackburn, Box Hill, Nunawading and Vermont South that are managed by the Whitehorse Manningham Libraries.

The corporation holds more than 400,000 items including books, magazines, DVDs, CDs, eBooks, online newspapers, MP3 music, downloadable magazines and large print books. Joining the library and borrowing items is free.

Information Technology

There are many computers available for public use at Whitehorse's four branch libraries. They provide access to the internet, email facilities and access to a range of online resources. You can access the library catalogue, renew your loans and reserve books through the library website.

Special Collections

These include items in other languages (Chinese, Persian, Greek, Italian), local history and genealogical collections.

People using the libraryPrograms and Events 

A range of activities are presented at our libraries throughout the year including school holiday programs and story time for children; guest speakers, workshops, computer and new technology for adults; and book circles for keen readers. Meeting room facilities are available for hire at the Vermont South and Box Hill branches.

Library Branches

Blackburn Library

Address: Corner Blackburn and Central Roads, Blackburn VIC 3130
Telephone: 9896 8400 
Hours: Monday closed, Tuesday 10am-5pm, Wednesday 1pm-8.30pm, Thursday and Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 9.30am-5pm, Sunday closed.

Box Hill Library

Address: 1040 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill VIC 3128
Telephone: 9896 4300
Hours: Monday and Tuesday 10am-8pm, Wednesday 1pm-8pm, Thursday and Friday 10am-8pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 1pm-4pm.

Box Hill Library is undergoing some internal refurbishment works to improve services for library users and will be closed from 14 – 25 May 2018, reopening on Saturday 26 May. 

The after hours returns chute will continue to be available during this time.

Programs held in the meeting rooms will be accessible via the after hours meeting room entrance on Whitehorse Road.

Access to all other library services in Whitehorse is available at the Nunawading, Blackburn and Vermont South Libraries. Please visit wml.vic.gov.au for details.

Nunawading Library

Address: 379 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading VIC 3131
Telephone: 9872 8600
Hours: Monday 10am-8.30pm, Tuesday 10am-8.30pm, Wednesday 1pm-8.30pm, Thursday 10am-8.30pm, Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 9.30am-5pm, Sunday 2pm-5pm.

Vermont South Library

Address: Pavey Place, (off Livingstone Rd), Vermont South VIC 3133
Telephone: 9872 8650
Hours: Monday 1pm-5pm, Tuesday 10am-8.30pm, Wednesday 1pm-8.30pm, Thursday and Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 9.30am-5pm, Sunday closed.