Footscray Library


Maribyrnong Libraries will close from close of business on Thursday 15 July 2021, due to COVID-19 restrictions. Further updates including reopening plans will be shared on our website.


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.


Opening hours
Monday to Friday
10am to 8pm
Saturday 10am to 5pm

2pm to 5pm


Phone: 9688 0290



56 Paisley Street, Footscray 3011


  • Free computers and WiFi
  • Printing, photocopying, scanning facilities
  • Local studies room
  • Rooms available for hire


We hold a range of fun and educational events at our libraries.

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 online

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.