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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General information

Extended access hours

Sunday: 2pm to 5pm
Monday: 9am to 2pm
Tuesday: 2pm to 6pm
Wednesday: 9am to 6pm
Thursday: 9am to 2pm
Friday: 2pm to 6pm

Public transport

You can travel to Patterson Lakes Library by train or bus.


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


857: Dandenong – Chelsea via Patterson Lakes

708: Hampton - Carrum via Highett, Parkdale, 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.

By entering a Kingston Libraries building, you agree to:

  • follow staff direction and signage at all times
  • not obstruct, hinder or interfere with any member of Council staff in the performance of their duties
  • 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
  • not bring any animal into a Council building or allow any animal under an individual's control to remain in a Council building (unless it is an assistance animal)
  • refrain from using indecent, insulting, offensive or abusive language
  • ensure all children under the age of 10 years old are in the care of a responsible adult when in a Council building
  • not destroy, damage, write upon or interfere with any structure or any Council property contained within this building
  • place rubbish in the bins provided
  • not leave valuables unattended in the library. It is recommended that customers utilise the lockers where provided. Kingston Libraries do not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage to belongings whilst on the premises.

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