Patterson Lakes Library

Patterson-Lakes-Library.jpg Conveniently located within the main shopping strip, Patterson Lakes Library has a range of collections with printing facilities, study nooks and free Wi-Fi. The branch hosts a range of activities throughout the year and is a popular spot for our youngest readers.


54 Thompson Road, Patterson Lakes 3197  View Map

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Summer opening hours

Mon 18 Dec - Sun 24 Dec

Mon 18 Dec: 10am - 5pm
Tue 19 Dec: 2pm - 5pm
Wed 20 Dec: 2pm - 5pm
Thu 21 Dec: 2pm - 5pm
Fri 22 Dec: Closed
Sat 23 Dec: Closed
Sat 24 Dec: Closed

Mon 25 Dec - Sun 31 Dec

Mon 25 Dec: Closed
Tue 26 Dec: Closed
Wed 27 Dec: Closed
Thu 28 Dec: Closed
Fri 29 Dec: Closed
Sat 30 Dec: Closed
Sat 31 Dec: Closed

Mon 1 Dec - Sun 7 Jan

Mon 1 Dec: Closed
Tue 2 Dec: Closed
Wed 3 Dec: Closed
Thu 4 Dec: Closed
Fri 5 Dec: Closed
Sat 6 Dec: Closed
Sun 7 Jan: Closed

Mon 8 Jan - Sun 14 Jan

Mon 8 Jan: Closed
Tue 9 Jan: Closed
Wed 10 Jan: Closed
Thu 11 Jan: Closed
Fri 12 Jan: Closed
Sat 13 Jan: Closed
Sun 14 Jan: Closed

General information

Public transport

You can travel to Highett Library by train or bus.


Catch the Frankston Line to Carrum Station and then take the 708 bus.


708: Hampton – Carrum via Highett, Parkdale, Patterson Lakes

833: Frankston Railway Station to Carrum Railway Station via Carrum Downs

857: Dandenong – Chelsea via Patterson Lakes

Get public transport directions via Google Maps.


The Patterson Lakes Library and Community Centre car park offers 4 15-minute parking spaces, 16 1-hour parking spaces, and 42 4-hour parking spaces. Access is via Thompson Road.

Disabled Parking/Accessible Parking

3 accessible parking spaces are available immediately to the left on entering the Patterson Lakes Library and Community Centre car park.

2 more accessible parking spaces are available in the car park near the Community Centre building entrance.

Return chute

Returns can be made to Patterson Lakes Library anytime of the day using the external returns chute located on the car park side of the building.

Social Story

Kingston Libraries – Going to the library(PDF, 3MB) is a story to help people get ready to visit the library. This story is for people of all ages. It shows the steps to visiting the library, and what to expect when you are there.

For your health and safety, please note the following....

To enter a Kingston Libraries building you must:

  • Comply with current Chief Health Officer directions
  • Comply with all State / Federal Government restrictions, directions and mandates
  • Behave in a manner which is not boisterous or harmful, or which interferes with the quiet enjoyment of any person
  • Act in any way that does not endanger any person
  • Refrain from using indecent, insulting, offensive or abusive language
  • Respect Council property
  • Follow staff direction and signage at all times
  • Deposit litter in the bins provided
  • Not obstruct, hinder or interfere with any member of Council staff in the performance of their duties.

No hawkers.