Libraries Reopening - Braybrook and Footscray

Published on 23 November 2020


We can’t wait to welcome you back into Braybrook and Footscray Libraries on Monday 23 November. 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.

Braybrook Library

Braybrook Library will open 10am to 2pm Monday to Saturday, and Footscray Library will open 10am to 5pm Monday to Saturday.

Maribyrnong, West Footscray and Yarraville Libraries

Maribyrnong, West Footscray, and Yarraville Libraries remain closed until further notice. You’ll be able to collect your reservations from Braybrook and Footscray Libraries.

Attending Libraries

When you visit Braybrook or Footscray Library, you’ll need to register your details for potential contact tracing, wear a face mask, and use hand sanitiser used on entry and exit. If you are unwell, please stay home.

We are starting off with restricted capacity limits, which will gradually increase over time in accordance with DHHS guidelines. Visits are limited to 60 minutes per person per day.

Free PCs and Wi-Fi will be available. 9 PCs are available at each library for 55 minute sessions, on a walk up basis. Assistance from library staff will be limited.

You can ask library staff for assistance with printing, photocopying, and scanning. Self-service is not available.

Meeting rooms, drinking fountains, gaming consoles, study corrals, and seating are all unavailable. Food or drink isn’t allowed in the library during this time.

Now that Braybrook and Footscray Libraries are reopening, the Reservation Delivery Service will wrap up on Friday 20 November. However, our regular Home Library Service will continue for those who are unable to visit the library for reasons such as disability, chronic illness, being a full-time carer, frail aged or a resident in a care facility. If you’d like more info about the Home Library Service, you can call 9688 0290.

All programs, such as story times and books, continue online via our Library at Home program. Check the website for more information!

We look forward to welcoming you back into the Braybrook and Footscray Libraries next week! If you have any questions, you can call us on 9688 0290.