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Ringwood Library at Realm

Library closures

Realm

Due to the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation, our library, co-working space and meeting rooms are closed. We apologise for any inconvenience. 

Croydon Library and Council service centre closure

Due to the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation, we have closed Croydon Library, including Council’s service centre. We apologise for any inconvenience. 

We encourage you to continue following the advice of DHHS on hygiene and safety practices and remain informed on the latest details on the DHHS website

New initiatives in response to facility closure

Eastern Regional Libraries has launched new initiatives to keep the community engaged with the service during the facility closures.

Click and collect 

Order your chosen items from the online catalogue, then pick them up from a collection point at the entrance to Croydon Library or Realm at an advised day and time.

Bag-a-book 

Ring 1300 737 277, Monday to Friday during business hours and an ERL staff member can choose a selection of books, magazines or DVDs for you based on your preferences.

You can then pick up your items from a collection point at the entrance to Croydon Library or Realm at an advised day and time.

Storytime Live

ERL are streaming storytime live on their Facebook page every weekday at 11am. 

You can watch all previous storytimes on the ERL website

To keep up to date with these and other initiatives visit the ERL website 

About the libraries

Maroondah has two major libraries, Realm in Ringwood and the Croydon library. 

Both libraries offer:

  • a wide range of print, audio and video materials for on-site reference and loan
  • Internet access 
  • a business information collection
  • pre-school story times for young children
  • holiday activities for school children
  • book clubs
  • community programs for adults.

Eastern Regional Libraries

Both Ringwood and Croydon libraries are managed by Eastern Regional Libraries.

The Eastern Regional Libraries covers libraries in Maroondah, Knox and the Yarra Ranges and helps provide these libraries with special resources such as:

  • family history searches
  • web pages for children, teenagers and seniors.

Library members can borrow:

  •  books
  • more than 50,000 free eBooks and eAudiobooks
  • more than 300 free eMagazine titles
  • DVDs
  • CDs
  • audio books
  • console video games
  • magazines. 

Eastern Regional Libraries website

Croydon Library

The Croydon Library is currently closed.

Civic Square, Mount Dandenong Road, Croydon 
Phone: 9800 6448 

Realm

Realm is currently closed.

Ringwood Town Square, 179 Maroondah Highway Ringwood (opposite Ringwood Station) 
Phone: 9800 6430 

22/06/2017
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