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In 2014 Maribyrnong Libraries have introduced new technology to their libraries to assist customers and staff with the management of loans and returns of items. For further information please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Soupa Movie Friday @ Footscray

Soupa Friday free movie

Get cosy at the Footscray Library: Join fellow movie lovers for some lunch - and a movie! Light lunch will be served at 12.30pm and the movie starts at 1.00pm. Free event.

29 August - It's Complicated
26 September - Philomena

Bookings essential at or call 9688 0290.

Moon Festival

Moon Festival 2014

The library will be celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival which falls on 8 September this year.

Bilingual Story Time in Vietnamese & English
Join us for a bilingual story time and learn some Vietnamese words and phrases during our regular storytime session.
Bookings not required.
3 September 11 am | Footscray Library

Lantern Making Workshops
Get creative with lantern making workshops in Vietnamese and English. Workshops will be held at Footscray and Maribyrnong Libraries. These workshops are free and are suitable for anyone 8 years and older. Come along for some family fun!
For bookings please visit:
4 September 3.30pm | Maribyrnong Library
5 September 3.30pm | Footscray Library

New Books and DVDs Morning Tea
Join us for a cup of tea and moon cakes and browse a selection of new books and DVDs in Chinese and Vietnamese.
Bookings not required.
5 September 11 am | Maribyrnong Library

Chinese Cultural Performance + New Books and DVDs Afternoon Tea
Experience a taste of Chinese culture, with a dance performance at the library. Colourful costumes and traditional dance for all ages to enjoy. Join us for a cup of tea and moon cakes and browse a selection of new books and DVDs in Chinese and Vietnamese.
Bookings not required.
6 September 2pm | Footscray Library

AMES Online English Courses

Learn English with AMES online courses, accessible for free from home or the library 24 hours a day. There are three exciting modules to choose from.

Learn English from beginner to intermediate level - for work, life and study in Australia and global environments.

Improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills - gain the confidence to use English in everyday situations, for work and study. Learn about Australian society and culture.

Learn jobseeking skills to find work in Australia. Practise writing a résumé and cover letter. Prepare for the interview and making cold calls to employers.

Issues in English AMES Learn English Online

New! Freegal music and streaming

Freegal music from your library

"Freegal® Music is a free music service from your library.

All you need is your library card number and some libraries utilize a PIN. Freegal offers access to about 7 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 28,000 labels with music that originates in over 80 countries.
Download and keep your favourite tracks - today's hits, pop, classical, blues, country and much more.
Click here for more details.

Your favourite magazines are now digital!

Zinio digital magazines

Zinio allows you to read your favourite magazines on your home computer, iPad, Smartphone, and other devices.
Choose from a great range of titles on Food, Gardening, Wellbeing, Sport, Travel, Fashion and Home Design.

These magazine are free from your library - and all you need is your library card!

Try it today

IELTS - Learning English

Practice for IELTS exams

General and Academic Modules

Practice IELTS listening tasks under timed conditions
View sample videos of speaking tests, highlighting good and less good practice
Develop vocabulary and techniques for writing tasks 1 and 2
Work on authentic texts for the reading test as in the real exam
Develop vocabulary in topic areas commonly used in the IELTS exam.

Connect to free IELTS learning now .

Event Bookings

Maribyrnong Library Service hosts a wide variety of events. If you wish to book for any of our upcoming events, scan through the calender below to find the event you're interested in and click the register button to make your booking. To view a list of all upcoming Maribyrnong Library Service events that require bookings, visit our Eventbrite page.

More Upcoming Events

Come along to events at the library. Go to our Events and News page for more information.

For more information contact:
The Library
9688 0290
or complete the Contact the Library Form

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