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Toorak - South Yarra Library

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An untapped resource

I haven't seen the new upgrade but looking forward to it. It has most of the things I need from a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Prahran, Australia
A respite

What people do not always realise is that public libraries are free to enter, have clean public... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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4 weeks ago
“An untapped resource”
May 20, 2018
“A respite”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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340 Toorak Rd, Toorak, Stonnington, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 8290 8000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I haven't seen the new upgrade but looking forward to it. It has most of the things I need from a library and some times more! Their online approach and use of the internet is excellent. For example, they hold many magazines online which you...More

Thank Miss_Molly_8
Reviewed 21 May 2018

What people do not always realise is that public libraries are free to enter, have clean public toilets, have comfy seating out of the weather and are quiet places. On a cold rainy day they make a useful place to bide your time when traveling.

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 7 April 2018

a great quality suburban library; good for reading and studying. Wheelchair access, spacious, and helpful.

Thank ShanghaiFamily1603
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This great library serves a varied population and has three other branches in the same council. It also occasionally sells excess stock at jumble sale prices. It provides periodicals, music CD's, Video DVD's as well as a full library service and an e-library. It also...More

Thank davidgib2017
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I had very kind, efficient help from a staff member on a recent visit. Books can be reserved, brought in from other branches of the Stonnington library network, and borrowed (if you are a local resident with a library card). Non-card holders can read books,...More

Thank Alys-Schatzi
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I find this library to be very inviting, varied and informative which is what libraries should be only this one does it very well and l find it an extremely relaxed environment also.

Thank Meegs62
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

One of the better libraries in Melbourne. Easy to get too via public transport. The 2nd book sales are fantastic. Nice park opposite to read a book (rockley gardens)

1  Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Toorak is Melbourne's most exclusive suburb, it always has been. The Toorak-South Yarra library is quite beautiful. The library is spacious, with ample of provision of armchairs for quiet reading. The soft carpet is deep blue, almost like a lake. On my inspection, the collection...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 20 February 2016

As well as offering all of the usual library facilities, this library has excellent sales of ex-library stock. I haven't been to one for years and am planning to go back; my most recent visit to the library was to use the computer and borrow....More

Thank Alys-Schatzi
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