Library

You will enjoy a warm welcome at Mansfield Library. It is a great place to connect, learn and borrow.

Mansfield Library Refurbishment

A limited library service has opened at the rear of the Visitors Information Centre, 175 High St Mansfield, while the Collopy St library building is being refurbished. 

The after hours chute remains unavailable for the duration of the refurbishment. Items to return can be returned to the temporary library at the rear of the Visitor Information Centre (175 High St, Mansfield) or at the Customer Service desk at the Municipal Council Office (33 Highett St, Mansfield) during business hours.

At the Visitors Information Centre we offer –

  • A Click and Collect service. Your friendly library staff are able to order items in for you, or you can order items yourself via our library catalogue.
  • A small range of children’s, teen & adult books on site and public internet computers, Wi-Fi, printing, scanning & photocopying.

Opening hours remain unchanged and can be found further down this page. 

For more information on the timeline of the refurbishment click here(PDF, 70KB)

Membership

Membership is free. You can borrow from a fabulous range of books, magazines, audio books, DVD’s and online resources.

There is no cost to use the Wi-Fi or internet computers. The Library offers printing & scanning facilities, a study space and has meeting rooms for hire.

We run events for all ages, from Preschool Storytimes to Author visits. 

If you don't already have a Library card you can come into the Library at 2 Collopy Street, Mansfield or join online:

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Mansfield Library is a member of the High Country Library Network

Online Catalogue

Holds service interruption

We are unable to fulfil holds from other libraries outside the High Country Library Network at the moment. This is a temporary interruption to the loan service as library services across Victoria move to a new Statewide Courier service. The transition will take place over the next few weeks.

The 127,000 items in the High Country Library Network collection and eResources remain available.

Explore the online catalogue. Search for books, DVD’s, audiobooks, magazines and graphic novels. Library members can borrow up to 30 items for a period of 4 weeks.

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Free Online Resources

Library members enjoy free access to books, magazines, newspapers, DVDs and audio books from more than 100 libraries across Victoria. Explore the range of free online resources, all free with your library membership.

Free Online Resources 

Need to get in touch?

Address

2 Collopy Street, Mansfield VIC 3722

Phone

03 5775 8621

 

Opening Hours

Monday
Closed

Tuesday
9:30am - 1:00pm & 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Wednesday
9:30am - 1:00pm

Thursday
9:30am - 1:00pm & 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Friday
9:30am - 1:00pm & 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Saturday
10:00am - 12midday

Sunday
Closed

Library Events

Discover what is happening at the Library via our events page or follow us on Facebook.

Activities for Adults

Author visits
Contact the Library for upcoming events.

Scrabble Club
10.30am every Wednesday. New members welcome.

Jigsaw Club
10.00am - 12.00pm 3rd Friday of each month. Borrow a jigsaw, have a chat and a cuppa.

Family History Group
Meets 2.00pm - 5.30pm 4th Thursday of each month. Fascinating guest speakers.

Bush Poetry Group
Meets 2.30pm – 4.30pm 2nd Tuesday of each month. For admirers, performers and writers.

Friends of Mansfield Library
Meets bi-monthly. Supports the library with catering and fundraising. The Friends run a huge book sale each year during the 1st two weeks of January. New Friends are always welcome.

Outreach service
The Library runs a monthly service to Woods Point and Gaffney's Creek.

Activities for Children

Preschool Storytime
Stories, songs, rhymes, craft and lots of fun. 1st and 3rd Friday of each month at the Youth Centre (7 Erril Street, Mansfield) at 10.30am. This program runs throughout the year. Bookings not necessary.

1000 Books Before School
Join this program and ensure your child is ready for school. This program is for children aged 0 to 5 years.