Australia Day holiday

The libraries are open as usual on Sunday 26 January, then closed on Monday 27 January for the Australia Day holiday. Returns chutes will be open for your convenience. 

Magazines and newspapers

Access the latest international and Australian magazines and newspapers for free. Read on your desktop or mobile device through Press Reader, RBdigital and Flipster digital newsstands, and Fairfax digital replica newspapers.  

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Plus, read your favourite magazines and newspapers at the libraries, including many in community languages. Borrow magazines to read at home.

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Access the world's largest digital magazine newsstand. Read new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits.

Log in to RBdigital 


Download and install the RBdigital app for your device



Choice magazine is available through Flipster digital magazine newsstand.

Download and install Flipster

Learn more about Flipster

Available through Flipster


Which smartphone or washing machine should you buy? Choice provides independent consumer advice you can trust.

Press Reader

Press Reader offers you unlimited premium access to newspapers, magazines and other digital content from more than 100 countries  across the world. 

Log in to Press Reader 


Download and install the Press Reader app for your device 

Fairfax Digital Replica Newspapers

Get instant access at the libraries to digital newspaper replicas of the Australian Financial ReviewSydney Morning Herald and The Age.

Note: Available only at Bentleigh Library, Carnegie Library and Community Centre, Caulfield Library and Elsternwick Library

With no logins, no passwords or apps required, it's a simple way to stay up to date with local, national and international news. Great for students too.

These are interactive and searchable replicas of the current and archive issues of the printed edition. View the whole paper and browse past editions, read offline and 'clip a page' to save or print an article. 

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