Victorian Public Library Directory 2019

This is a list of Victorian public libraries issued by Local Government Victoria. 

Find your local public library

Public libraries across the state offer a wide range of services, including academic research, professional seminars, children's story time sessions and special events. In Victoria there are 47 Public Library Services / Regional Library Corporations. 

Multicultural resources

Public libraries in Victoria hold collections in many community languages. For a list of Languages other than English (LOTE) collections by library and by language click on the button. You can request items on interlibrary loan - ask at your local library for more information.

Mobile Library services

There are seventeen library services providing mobile services in Victoria.  Here is a list of stops by location and stops by library service.

Join the moderated PLV elist for Mobile Libraries here.

The Australasian Mobile Library Network website is here.

Library Link Victoria

LibraryLink Victoria (LLV) links all the databases of public libraries in Victoria so that a member of any library can check the holdings of other libraries and reserve titles online. LLV is funded by the State Government through the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.

Victorian newspapers online

PLV and State Library Victoria have been working together to digitise 19th and early 20th century Victorian newspapers. Digitised Victorian newspapers can be found on the National Library's Trove platform.

Volunteering in libraries

A number of public libraries in Victoria employ volunteers for a variety of roles. Check with your local library for more information. 

ALIA has issued a statement on voluntary work in library and information services.

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