This is a list of libraries in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, the second UNESCO City of Literature. Melbourne has a rich and varied books-and-reading culture and municipal councils throughout Melbourne provide funding and support for a rich network of libraries. Membership of these libraries is free.
Community / Non-profit libraries
- Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives
- Berwick Mechanics' Institute
- Footscray Mechanics' Institute Inc. Library, Footscray
- Melbourne Athenaeum Library
- Prahran Mechanics' Institute
Local Government libraries
Melbourne's public library services are operated by local government municipalities through a range of grants funding and service agreements. In addition to branch libraries a number of library service providers also operate a mobile service to outer Metropolitan areas.
- The City of Melbourne has libraries in Melbourne, Docklands, East Melbourne and North Melbourne.
- The City of Port Phillip has libraries in Albert Park, Emerald Hill, Middle Park, Port Melbourne and St Kilda.
- The City of Yarra has libraries in Carlton North, Collingwood, Fitzroy, Fitzroy North and Richmond.
- The City of Banyule has libraries in Ivanhoe, Rosanna and Watsonia.
- The City of Darebin has libraries in Fairfield, Northcote, Preston and Reservoir.
- The City of Hume has libraries in Broadmeadows, Craigieburn, Gladstone Park, Sunbury and Tullamarine.
- The City of Moonee Valley has libraries in Ascot Vale, Avondale Heights, Flemington, Moonee Ponds and Niddrie.
- The City of Moreland has libraries in Brunswick, Brunswick West, Coburg, Fawkner and Glenroy.
- The Shire of Nillumbik has libraries in Greensborough and Eltham.
- The City of Whittlesea has libraries in Lalor, Mill Park, Thomastown and Whittlesea.
- The City of Boroondara has libraries in Ashburton, Balwyn, Camberwell, Hawthorn and Kew.
- The City of Knox has libraries in Wantirna South, Boronia, Ferntree Gully and Rowville.
- The City of Manningham has libraries in Bulleen, Doncaster, Doncaster East and Warrandyte.
- The City of Maroondah has libraries in Croydon and Ringwood.
- The City of Whitehorse has libraries in Blackburn, Box Hill, Nunawading and Vermont South.
- The Shire of Yarra Ranges has libraries in Belgrave, Healesville, Lilydale, Montrose, Mooroolbark, Mount Evelyn and Yarra Junction.
South Eastern suburbs
- The City of Bayside has libraries in Beaumaris, Brighton, Hampton and Sandringham.
- The Shire of Cardinia has libraries in Emerald and Pakenham.
- The City of Casey has libraries in Cranbourne, Doveton, Endeavour Hills, Hampton Park and Narre Warren 
- The City of Greater Dandenong has libraries in Springvale and Dandenong.
- The City of Frankston has libraries in Frankston and Carrum Downs.
- The City of Glen Eira has libraries in Bentleigh, Carnegie, Caulfield and Elsternwick.
- The City of Kingston has libraries in Chelsea, Cheltenham, Clarinda, Dingley Village, Highett, Moorabbin, Parkdale and Patterson Lakes.
- The City of Monash has libraries in Clayton, Glen Waverley, Mount Waverley, Oakleigh and Wheelers Hill 
- The Shire of Mornington Peninsula has libraries in Mornington, Rosebud, Hastings and Somerville.
- The City of Stonnington has libraries in Malvern, Malvern East, Prahran and South Yarra.
- The City of Brimbank has libraries in Deer Park, Keilor, St Albans, Sunshine and Sydenham.
- The City of Hobsons Bay has libraries in Altona, Altona Meadows, Altona North, Newport and Williamstown.
- The City of Maribyrnong has libraries in Braybrook, Footscray, Maribyrnong, West Footscray and Yarraville.
- The Shire of Melton has libraries in Melton and Caroline Springs.
- The City of Wyndham has libraries in Hoppers Crossing, Werribee, Point Cook, Wyndham Vale and Tarneit.
State Government libraries
The State Government of Victoria maintains libraries within most Government departments and agencies as well as the through the State Library of Victoria, the principal reference and research library of the State Government.
University Residential College libraries
- Ormond College Library, The University of Melbourne
- Trinity College Library, The University of Melbourne
- The University Library, The University of Melbourne
- Borchardt Library,. La Trobe University
- RMIT University Library
- Monash University Library
- Swinburne University of Technology Library
- Victoria University Library
- Deakin University Library
Library sponsors, donors and foundations
State Library of Victoria Foundation
- Casey Cardinia Libraries
- Eastern Regional Libraries
- Whitehorse Manningham Libraries
- Wyndham City Libraries
- Yarra Plenty Regional Library, Victoria, Australia
- International: Cities of Literature Archived 2008-12-29 at the Wayback Machine.
- Melbourne library service Archived 2009-05-19 at the Library of Congress Web Archives
- Port Phillip Library Services Archived 2009-05-18 at the Library of Congress Web Archives
- Yarra Libraries
- Yarra Plenty regional library
- Darebin libraries
- Hume libraries
- Moonee Valley libraries Archived 2009-05-18 at the Wayback Machine.
- Moreland libraries
- Boroondara libraries
- Eastern Regional libraries
- Whitehorse Manningham Regional Library Corporation
- Bayside Library Service
- Casey Cardinia Library Corporation
- Greater Dandenong Library Services
- Frankston Library Service Archived 2009-05-18 at the Wayback Machine.
- Glen Eira Library Service Archived 2009-06-09 at the Wayback Machine.
- Kingston Library Service Archived 2009-05-18 at the Wayback Machine.
- Monash Public Library Service
- Mornington Peninsula Library
- Stonnington Library and Information Service Archived 2009-05-18 at the Wayback Machine.
- Brimbank Library
- Hobsons Bay Libraries
- Maribyrnong Libraries
- Melton Library and Information Service Archived 2009-05-23 at the Wayback Machine.
- Wyndham Library Service Archived 2009-05-23 at the Wayback Machine.
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