McKINNON LIBRARY POP-UP NOW CLOSED:

We are now transitioning to our new home at Bentleigh Library and Youth Hub, opening on Wednesday 26 October with our family-friendly Open Day. Services will still be available at Caulfield, Elsternwick and Carnegie libraries - as well as online. You can also return your books to any of these branches while we are moving. Check out our full FAQ for more information and follow us on social media for updates.

 

Borrow and renew

Learn about borrowing and renewing library items, and late returns.

Where you can borrow

Borrow from:

Loan periods and Borrowing items limit 

  • Up to 40 items (max two games) per membership for 21 days, except for magazines, DVDs/Blu-rays and computer games which are for 7 days.
  • No reservation fees. A maximum of ten reservations per membership at a time applies. 
  • Borrow from our e-book, e-audio, digital magazines and other online collections

Please note: you are responsible for all items borrowed. If an item is lost or damaged a replacement fee, plus a processing charge applies.

Renewing loans

You can renew your items twice (up to three days after the due date):

Please note: If your items are reserved, you won't be able to renew. Online renewals are available on or before the due date.

Late returns 

An overdue fee of 25 cents per item per day to a maximum of $10 per item applies.

Lost card

If you've lost a card, we can issue you with a new one. A replacement fee of $4 applies.