Library services

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BIG news!

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Join our Big Summer Read, a statewide reading challenge for children. 
Borrow books and read, read, read.
Play - Complete the challenges. 
Win! Bring back your completed worksheet and go in the draw for a family pass to the Halls Gap Zoo!
(One at St Arnaud Library, one at Stawell Library)

Register at your library for 1 December start or online at Beanstack

Get reading! 


The St Arnaud and Stawell Libraries are open normal operating hours for all services.  

Customers are asked to keep 1.5m physical distance while at the libraries.

We ask that you keep good hand hygiene by using the sanitiser in each library.
Masks are currently mandatory 

For Victorian Government contract tracing conditions, you will need to register your visit and contact details when you arrive. This is a condition of entry; no registration, no entry. Your details will only be used for contact tracing if a COVID-19 case is recorded and matches your visit to library.

Under Victorian Government guidelines, only people that can show proof of being double vaccinated are permitted to enter our libraries, people that are unvaccinated or still to receive their second vaccination may access the library using click and collect. Contactless printing is also available.  

Please call the libraries during usual open hours for all enquiries.

St Arnaud - 03 5495 2188
Stawell - 03 5358 1274


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Quick Access

To the Catalogue. My Account. Renew Items. Place holds. 
(Log in with your library number and PIN)
Not a member? Join online to begin using online services. 


Libraries: So much more than books.                   

We offer a welcoming space for study, learning, leisure and lounging, a place to connect or simply browse and borrow.

Northern Grampians Libraries is a part of the Central Highlands Library network, which means our members have access to a collection of over 3 million items - books, movies, music, audiobooks, newspapers and magazine collections from 27 library services throughout Libraries Victoria.

We also provide access to:

  • Wi-Fi 
  • PCs
  • Printing, scanning and laminating
  • Home library services
  • Story time, holiday activity programs
  • Book clubs
  • Special programs and events
  • Visiting authors/presenters
  • Device advice
  • Space for meetings and group gatherings