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East Gippsland Libraries

East Gippsland Shire Libraries

This library service covers the East Gippsland Shire, from Bairnsdale through to the NSW border in the west, northward to the high country of the Omeo and Benambra district, and the vast area in between.

For anyone visiting the area on holiday, Library staff are only too happy to assist by issuing a library card, booking you onto the computers or helping you connect to the free wifi.  Library Collections and Facilities Physical collections of books, magazines, and multimedia items are available for all ages.  Downloadable eAudiobooks and eBooks as well as online databases can also be accessed through our eLibrary page

A local history collection is also available to browse at Bairnsdale Library.  Library Programs Regular events for children and adults are conducted at our library branches. These include Storytime and Rhyme time, school holiday activities, movie screenings, Tech Savvy training, visiting authors and expert speakers.

After hours return chutes are provided and the returned items will be cleared on the following working day.  Online access to the catalogue and eLibrary are available after hours.

Addresses and opening hours

Bairnsdale Library 22 Service Street Bairnsdale Vic 3875  Telephone:  (03) 5152 4225
Monday to Friday  9.30 am - 6.00 pm Saturday  9.30 am - 12.00 noon

Lakes Entrance Service Centre 18 Mechanics Street Lakes Entrance Vic 3909 Telephone:  (03) 5153 9500
Monday to Friday  8.30 am - 5.00 pm

Mallacoota Service Centre 70 Maurice Avenue Mallacoota  Vic 3892 Telephone:  (03) 5153 9500
Monday to Tuesday  10.00 am - 2.00 pm Wednesday to Friday  2.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Omeo Service Centre 179 Day Avenue Omeo Vic 3898 Telephone:  (03) 5153 9500    Fax: (03) 5153 9576
Monday to Friday  8.30 am - 5.00 pm

Orbost Service Centre 1 Ruskin Street Orbost Vic 3888 Telephone:  (03) 5153 9500
Monday to Friday  8.30 am - 5.00 pm

Paynesville Service Centre 55 The Esplanade Paynesville 3880 Telephone:  (03) 5153 9500
Monday to Friday  8.30 am - 5.00 pm

Mobile Libraries: Three mobile library vehicles service the smaller and the more remote East Gippsland communities.

East Gippsland Shire Library branches do not open on public holidays.

East Gippsland

T:  East Gippsland Shire libraries - (03) 5153 9500 or the Residents' Information Line on 1300 555 886.  Bairnsdale Library, which is the library service headquarters, can also be contacted on (03) 5152 4225.



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