Coronavirus disease (COVID-19):

For the continued good health of our community and to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Glen Eira Libraries are closed until further notice.

Interlibrary loans


If we don't have a particular book you're looking for, you can request a copy from other public and university libraries. Make your request through Library Link Victoria, then collect it at any Glen Eira library.



Interlibrary loan cost


Please note: there may be other charges that apply from the lending library - e.g. university libraries charge an additional $16.50.

Make a request for an interlibrary loan

Please note: when making a request please select either Bentleigh, Carnegie, Caulfield or Elsternwick library as your collection point.

Books you can request 

  • Request any book with the exception of new releases. DVDs, CDs and talking books cannot be requested.
  • Request a maximum of 10 requests at a time and they'll be processed within two weekdays.

Please note: delivery time cannot be guaranteed as it is dependent on other library services response times.

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