Footscray Library


Footscray and Braybrook Libraries will reopen on Monday 23 November 2020.

Maribyrnong, West Footscray, and Yarraville Libraries remain closed until further notice.

You can browse, borrow and pick up your reservations at Braybrook and Footscray Libraries. Our friendly library staff will be on-hand for any enquiries. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, things will look a little different for the reopening. You can read more about the reopening here.


56 Paisley Street, Footscray 3011


Set in the heart of the Footscray business and shopping precinct, Footscray Library offers you a vibrant and well-loved space which is very popular with locals and visitors alike. It offers the library service’s most extensive lending collections, all within a welcoming light-filled space.


Phone: 9688 0290



Monday to Saturday
Sunday Closed



  • Free computers and WiFi
  • Printing, photocopying, scanning facilities
  • Local studies room (Currently closed)


Our events and programs will continue online via our Library At Home program. We are running many programs over Zoom, including Story Time, Book Groups, Author Talks, and much more!What's on


Footscray Library has a family history and local studies collection. Find out more

Become a member

Joining your local library opens up a huge range of collections and facilities at our five library branches, as well as free access to online resources. Join up online through our online library.

Browse, renew and reserve

Our online library is open 24 hours a day. You can renew a loan, reserve a popular item, or download eBooks, eAudio or eMagazines.

Online Library

Battery charger stations

Charge your wheelchair or scooter battery here.