Ballarat Libraries

Find out about the library services in the City of Ballarat

Front entrance of Ballarat Library

Opening hours for our libraries

Ballarat Library 

  • Monday 9.30am-6pm 
  • Tuesday 9.30am-6pm 
  • Wednesday 9.30am – 7pm 
  • Thursday 9.30am-6pm 
  • Friday 9.30am-6pm 
  • Saturday 9.30am-4pm 
  • Sunday 1.15pm-4pm 

Sebastopol Library 

  • Monday 9.30am-5pm 
  • Tuesday 9.30am-5pm 
  • Wednesday 9.30am-5pm 
  • Thursday 9.30am-8pm 
  • Friday 9.30am-5pm 
  • Saturday 9.30am-12pm 
  • Sunday Closed 

Wendouree Library 

  • Monday to Friday 9.30am-5pm 
  • Saturday 9.30am-12pm 
  • Sunday Closed 

 

Due to the current uncertainty with COVID-19 outbreaks, it may be necessary to temporarily close our libraries at short notice, or to modify our opening hours due to unavoidable staff shortages. 

We understand this can be frustrating and we thank you for your patience and understanding during these uncertain times. 

Our e-resources can be downloaded at any time. 

Patrons are encouraged to check the library website for service updates.

 

Branch and program updates

Home Library Service
A limited service will continue. Not taking new clients at this stage.

Vaccine Certificate Help 
The library can provide assistance for people that are vaccinated and need to access their certificate by phoning 5338 6850. 

Outreach service
Every Tuesday at Lucas Community Hub, Coltman Plaza, 10am-12pm
Every Friday at Delacombe, corner Greenhalghs Road and Warrina Drive, 10am-12pm
Every Thursday at Buninyong Community House 407 Warrenheip Street, 2–5pm
Other locations will be released soon, please check library website for details.

Early years and adult programs 
Our programs are running again. Please keep an eye on the library website and Facebook page for details.

Storytime
Storytime has returned to Ballarat, Sebastopol and Wendouree Libraries, Eureka Centre and the Outreach Service at Lucas. See the library website for session times.

Technology Q&As
Sessions have started at all libraries and bookings are required. You can book Technology Q&As online, over the phone or in person at the library.

COVID-19 restrictions and changes

Due to the current uncertainty with COVID-19 outbreaks, it may be necessary to temporarily close our libraries at short notice, or to modify our opening hours due to unavoidable staff shortages. 

We understand this can be frustrating and we thank you for your patience and understanding during these uncertain times. 

Our e-resources can be downloaded at any time. 

Customers are asked to keep 1.5m physical distance while at the libraries.  

We ask that you keep good hand hygiene by using the sanitiser in each library. 

We have public computers available at Ballarat, Wendouree and Sebastopol Libraries. You can pre-book a computer for a time that suits you. 

Photocopying, scanning and printing is available at all libraries. Fees and charges apply.  

Contact us

For more information contact the Ballarat Library on 5338 6850 or library@centralhighlandslibraries.org.au

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