25 April, 2014


Libraries closed 25 April

The Frankston and Carrum Downs Libraries are closed today for ANZAC Day and re-open as usual on Saturday. The returns chutes are also closed for the day.

For details about ANZAC Day and local commemorative events, please see the Council's ANZAC Day page.

Lest We Forget.


24 April, 2014

MA15 +

Good news for 15, 16 and 17 year olds!

Library members who are 15 years young (but under 18) are now able to borrow DVDs with the MA15 + classification.


23 April, 2014

Karingal PLACE

New hours
The pop-up library at Karingal PLACE is open for Term 2 and has new Tuesday hours.
  • Monday: 09:00am - 11.30 am
  • Tuesday: 12:00 noon - 02:00pm
  • Wednesday - 09:00am - 11.30am

March 2014 customer feeback

All things considered

With opinions, comments and issues as diverse as our community, here's the public feedback we had in March from the Carrums Downs Library and the Frankston Library,


23 April is

World Book Day
Each year on the 23 April, UNESCO celebrates
World Book and Copyright Day.
It is a reminder of the importance of books
printed or electronic
in literacy and education
infromation and history
thought and creativity
culture and storytelling.

20 April, 2014

Join Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

2014 Enrolments now open!
Did you know that you can join

Read about one student's experiences here.
Get your acceptance letter before the train leaves.


17 April, 2014

Easter Challenge

Frankston's basket of goodies

Can you guess how many chocolate Easter eggs there are in a basket?
If you think you can, then come to the Frankston Library, make your eggstament and enter Community Support Frankston's Easter Egg Challenge.

Click on the image over there -> to read the details or visit the Community Support Frankston Facebook page.



16 April, 2014

Axis360 improvements

Easier access to eBooks

Your Axis360 eBook service is now easier to use.

Improvements include:
  • clearer homepage that you can customise (use the top right icons)
  • bookshelf-like cover browsing (control from the bottom of the screen)
  • hovering over a cover to see checkout options (click the cover for full details)
  • limiting what you see to just what's for loan now (click on the tick at top left)



Maintenance downtime

Today - Wednesday 16 April - between 8pm and 9pm (AEST) our Zinio eMagazines page will be undergoing maintenance.

You will not be able to browse or download from Zinio during this time.

We apologise for the inconvenience.

15 April, 2014

Easter and ANZAC Day hours

Here's your all-in-one guide to the Library's hours over Easter and on ANZAC Day.

We close for Easter at

  • Frankston Library and returns chutes closed from 6:00pm, Thursday 17 April
  • Carrum Downs Library and returns chutes closed from 8:00pm, Thursday 17 April

Libraries closed for Easter on these days

  • Friday 18 April
  • Saturday 19 April
  • Sunday 20 April
  • Monday 21 April

Frankston Library opens

  • Tuesday 22 April 9:00am-8:00pm - Returns chutes open from 9:00am
  • Wednesday 23 April 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Thursday 24 April 9:00am-6:00pm - Returns chutes closed from 6:00pm

Carrum Downs Library opens

  • Tuesday 22 April 11:00am-6:00pm - Returns chutes open from 11:00am
  • Wednesday 23 April 11:00am-6:00pm
  • Thursday 24 April 1:00pm-8:00pm - Returns chutes closed from 8:00pm

Libraries closed

  • ANZAC Day, Friday 25 April 

Normal hours resume and returns chutes re-open Saturday 26 April

  • Frankston Library 10:00am
  • Carrum Downs Library 11:00am