Prahran Square Library is one of four libraries within the City of Stonnington

Located in the heart of Prahran at Prahran Square (the Northern end), the library is open for browsing, borrowing and reading from popular collections. You can collect your reservations, return items and use the free Wi-Fi.

Visit the library to:

  • Browse, borrow and read from popular collections;
  • Collect your reservations;
  • Return items;
  • Print, copy and scan documents; and
  • Use the free Wi-Fi.

A 500-bay car park facility is located directly below the parkland. The car park is open 24-hours and entry is via Izett Street.

Visit the Library

Facility Snapshot

Monday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed

Closed on public holidays

Welcome to Stonnington Library and Information Service.

As a member, you can access services and collections from all our four libraries, History Centre and Home Library Service. Our libraries offer spaces to read, learn, connect, create and relax in.

Join at any of the four libraries or online.

To join, you’ll need proof of your name and current Victorian address. There is no minimum joining age but if you’re under 18 you’ll need a parent or guardian’s signature.

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We also offer collections in other languages:

  • Chinese - Phoenix Park Library
  • French - Toorak/South Yarra Library
  • Greek - Malvern Library
  • Italian - Malvern Library
  • Russian - Toorak/South Yarra Library

Download our Welcome Guide.

If you're not already, become a library member to browse, borrow and read from popular collections, collect reservations, and get help with information queries and basic tech troubleshooting.

Your membership includes access to our vast eLibrary where you will find eBooks, eAudiobooks, online newspapers and magazines, documentaries and films, language learning resources and more.

If you’re already a member, download our app for easy access.

On joining the library you agree to the following conditions:

  • Present your library card each time you borrow.
  • Accept responsibility for all items borrowed on your library card until returned to the library and processed by staff.
  • As a guarantor, accept responsibility for the choice of items borrowed and for use made of the internet and video games by persons under 18.
  • Pay replacement and processing costs for any item(s) lost, destroyed or damaged while on loan, apart from damage by reasonable wear and tear.
  • Notify the library immediately if your library card is lost or stolen.
  • Notify the library of any change in your personal details, such as name and/or address.
  • Abide by the City of Stonnington Local Laws 2008.

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Contact Us

Prahran Square Library
Prahran Square Library Northern End, Prahran Square, Prahran VIC 3181