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Library e-waste hubs

Visit the library

Visitor numbers are limited in accordance with Victorian Government occupancy guidelines and social distancing restrictions. Wait times may be expected. If you are not already a member, please join online and bring your ID with you when you visit to receive your library card.

From 30 November, our libraries opening hours are:
  • Mondays to Fridays: 10am-6pm (Elsternwick Library closed Mondays)
  • Closed Saturdays
  • Sundays: 12pm-5pm

  • You will be met by our concierge staff at the library entrance who will direct you. To enter the library, you will need to scan a QR code and enter your name and contact details for contact tracing. If you do not have a smartphone, staff will assist you to register.

    All visitors over the age of 12 are required to wear a mask at all times while at the library. All visitors must use hand sanitiser upon entry, practice social distancing, and be courteous to staff and other visitors.

    What you can do in our libraries:
  • browse and borrow (newspapers not available)
  • book a computer (limited number of computers and limited assistance available)
  • printing, photocopying and scanning
  • access wi-fi
  • access the catalogue
  • return your items through the outside return chutes (no late fees for overdue items at this time).
  • E-waste recycling hubs are located at the four Glen Eira Library branches and are accessible during library opening hours.

    Accepted items:
    Light globes
    Mobile phones and accessories
    Cameras and accessories
    DVDs and CDs
    Floppy discs
    X-rays (please cut off personal details)

    Bentleigh Library
    Closed and not accepting any e-waste. The closure is due to the library’s redevelopment and will last 18 months.

    Carnegie Library and Community Centre
    7 Shepparson Avenue

    Mon-Thurs: 10am-9pm
    Friday: 10am-6pm
    Saturday: 10am-4pm
    Sunday: 12pm-5pm

    Caulfield Library
    Glen Eira Town Hall
    Corner Glen Eira Road and Hawthorn Road

    Monday: 10am-6pm
    Tues-Thurs: 10am-8pm
    Friday: 10am-6pm
    Saturday: 1pm-4pm
    Sunday 12pm-5pm

    Elsternwick Library
    4 Staniland Grove

    Monday: Closed
    Tues-Wed: 10am-6pm
    Thursday: 1pm-6pm
    Friday: 10am-6pm
    Saturday: 10am-1pm
    Sunday: Closed

    Please do not put e-waste through the overnight returns chute.