Pakenham Library

Cnr. John & Henry Street
Pakenham VIC 3810
Telephone: (03) 5940 6200

  • Features—
      • Meeting room
      • Console games
      • Community hall
      • Public computers & WiFi
      • Printing, scanning & photocopying.
      • Baby Change facilities
      • Accessibility toilet with hoist
      • Public Microwave
      • Meals available
      • Library Discovery Garden area
  • Justice of the Peace and Lawyers in Libraries—

    Lawyers in Libraries –

    every Friday between 9.30am – 12pm 

    Do you have a legal problem you need help with? Southeast-Monash Legal Service can help. If you want help with your legal problem, call (03) 9038 8002 to make an appointment.

    Justices Of The Peace in Pakenham Library – 

    • Tuesday 10am – 2pm
    • Wednesday 5pm – 7pm
    • Friday 10am – 2pm

    The JP is available to certify and witness documents.

  • Services—

    Free Food Friday – every Friday 6pm – 9pm 

    Pakenham Library works with Follow Bless Collective, a local charity organisation, to provide hot meals with love every Friday night to serve our community. 

    An opportunity to enjoy a hearty healthy meal to enjoy in the library space or to take away.  No booking required. All Welcome.

    Care packages (groceries) – available every day 

    We have bags of groceries available to the community who are in need.

    Escabags – available every day

    We also have Escabags that have items for people who are escaping a domestic violence situation. 2 types available – one for an individual and one for parent with child.   

    Click here to learn more about the Care Packs available at Pakenham Library. 

  • Meeting Room—

    Pakenham Library has a meeting room that can be hired for meetings, seminars, workshops, exhibitions and community consultation. The meeting room can be hired for a minimum of one hour and in ½ hour blocks thereafter.  (Note: It is the responsibility of the hirer to set up the room. Booking time includes set up and pack up). 

    Please contact the library on (03) 5940 6200 for enquiries regarding booking fees and room availability. 

    Hours: within current opening hours

    Chairs: 40

    Kitchen Equipment: crockery, cutlery and glasses, bar fridge

    Tea & Coffee making facilities: yes, BYO tea, coffee, sugar & milk

    Tables: 8

    Lectern: no

    Whiteboard: no

    Data Projector & screen: yes

  • Accessibility—

    Pakenham Library is proud to have launched Access Keys on the Access Ability Australia web site.

    Access Keys provide visitors with increased confidence to attend new experiences by providing customised accessibility guides that empower individuals with improved information, promoting awareness and inclusiveness whilst supporting equality.

    Click here to learn more.

    Quick overview of accessible features:

    • Wheelchair access (Including for public PC’s and Self Service Loans)
    • Assistance dog friendly
    • Communication boards available
    • Changes Place Restroom
    • Accessibility toilet with hoist

    Public Computer accessibility features in Windows 10 include:

    • Narrator: a computer screen reading app that assists in screen navigation and image description
    • Magnifier: a feature of Windows 10, Magnifier enlarges words and images on a computer screen Use Magnifier to make things on the screen easier to see
    • On Screen Keyboard: can be activated for use via a mouse or a touch screen computer.
  • Events—

    Toddler Time – Tuesdays at 11am* 

    Baby Rhyme Time – Wednesdays at 10.30am & 2.15pm*

    StoryTime – Thursdays at 11am* 

    *During school terms 

    Click here for more events at Myli.

Opening Hours
9:00am - 8:00pm
9:00am – 8:00pm
9:00am – 8:00pm
9:00am – 8:00pm
9:00am – 9:00pm
10:00am – 4:00pm
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Hours might differ on public holidays & special days.
Pakenham Library

Cnr. John & Henry Street
Pakenham VIC 3810

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