Library news


 Summer Read Super Search

 This summer, Preps to Grade 6 kids can become star detectives on the Summer Read Super Search at their local Melton City Libraries branch!

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Take Your Best Shot Photo Competition

Aged 12-25? Show us what puts the ‘Me’ in Melton! The Take Your Best Shot Photo Competition is back again for 2019/20. We’ve got awesome in prizes up for grabs across 12-15, 16-20 and 21-25 age divisions. The competition runs from Monday 2 Dec 2019 to 4pm Sunday 1 March 2020.

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 Short Story Competition

Winners have been announced in the 2019 Melton City Libraries Short Story Competition!

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New Print System

Print and copy services have now been restored at Melton and Caroline Springs Libraries following successful installation of our new PaperCut print system.


Melton City Libraries App

The Melton City Libraries App makes it easy to access all the great services your library has to offer from your smartphone or device. Manage your loans, place holds, search the catalogue and ditch your library card!

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Lift Replacement at Melton Library

Work has now been completed on the lift replacement at Melton Library and Learning Hub.

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Library Satisfaction Survey

Our Library Satisfaction Survey has now closed.


Kanopy Movies Now Available for Members

Melton City Libraries has just added Kanopy movies to its list of eCollections. Kanopy offers streaming of more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, and it's free with your library card.

Check out Kanopy at our eCollections page

Atherstone Library Access Point

The Atherstone Library Access Point offers self-service access to the online library and catalogue, and a secure locker system to collect reserved library items.

Melton City Libraries is excited to launch this extension of services into the community, which has been generously funded by Lendlease.

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1000 Books Before School

Reading together is the best way to encourage a love of books in your child.  Sharing stories with babies and young children helps develop literacy skills that will prepare them for reading at school. 

One in five Australian children are developmentally vulnerable and struggle to learn when they enter school.  Research shows that children who start school behind typically stay behind.  Early literacy forms the basis for later literacy and academic achievement.  Reading with children from birth until they begin school is crucial in developing a child’s future ability to read and write. 

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