About Us

Your Library Limited is a co-operative venture of three outer eastern metropolitan councils – Knox, Maroondah and Yarra Ranges – serving a population of 435,000 residents across the three municipalities. Your Library Limited is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee and is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

Your Library Administration
10 Caribbean Drive
Scoresby, VIC 3179
Phone: 03 9800 6400

Your Library Board

The Your Library Board consists of two Councillors from each of the Member Councils, appointed as Directors of the Company.

The role of the Director is to provide leadership for the good governance of the company. In a rapidly changing environment, our Board is flexible and responsive to the meet current needs and to prepare our company to face future challenges.

The responsibilities of the Board includes:

  1. Policy Development: Establishing policies that govern the library’s operations, including usage policies, collection development, and community engagement.
  1. Budget Oversight: Overseeing the library’s budget and ensuring financial stability. This includes approving budgets, monitoring expenditures, and sometimes participating in fundraising activities.
  1. Strategic Planning: Setting long-term goals and strategies for the library, ensuring it meets the evolving needs of the community. This can involve assessing community needs, technology trends, and library services.
  1. Advocacy and Public Relations: Acting as advocates for the library in the community and government. Board members may work to raise the library’s profile, secure funding, and build partnerships with other organizations.
  1. Evaluation and Accountability: Assessing the performance of the library. This involves ensuring that the library meets legal requirements, like those in the Corporations Act 2001, and other standards.
  1. Appointment and Evaluation of the Library Director: Hiring and evaluating the performance of the CEO, who is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the library.
  1. Compliance with Legal and Ethical Standards: Ensuring that the library operates in compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and ethical guidelines.


Organisation Structure


Acting Chief Executive – Premal Niranjan
Corporate Manager Customer Experience – Sarah Hopkins
Corporate Manager Business & Technology – Premal Niranjan
Manager Collections – Lyn Baines
Manager Branch Services – Chantell Harriss
Manager Business Systems – Lynda Duffus
Acting Manager Children’s Services – Melissa Bilston
Technology & Digital Services Lead – Angus Cooke

Branch Managers & Team Leaders

Manager – Knox Library – 
Team Leader – Boronia Library – Jessica Brown
Team Leader – Bayswater Library – Jane Ward
Team Leader – Ferntree Gully Library – Ajne Graham
Team Leader – Rowville Library – Federica Mastrangelo

Manager – Realm –  Sally Fornaro
Manager – Croydon Library – Janet Laws

Yarra Ranges
Manager – Lilydale Library – Robin Barden
Team Leader – Montrose Library – Suzanne Allan
Team Leader – Mooroolbark Library – Emma Jahn
Team Leader – Belgrave Library – 
Team Leader – Healesville Library – Sabina Wills
Team Leader – Yarra Junction Library –