PLEASE NOTE: Family Storytime will  not run on Saturday, 22nd + 29th June at Realm Library. You are welcome to enjoy Story Box Library in the cave.

Locations & Hours
    Miller's Homestead
      Reading Rooms

          Opening Hours

          • Monday 9am-5.30pm
          • Tuesday 9am-5.30pm
          • Wednesday 9am-8pm
          • Thursday 9am-5.30pm
          • Friday 9am-5.30pm
          • Saturday 10am-1pm
          • Sunday 1pm-4pm


          9800 6457


          Building L5, Box Hill Institute, Lilydale Lakeside Campus
          Jarlo Drive
          Lilydale 3140
          Google Maps

          Car Parking

          Free parking unlimited. Accessible parking available.

          Returns Chute

          The library & campus are only accessible from 7am - 10pm.

          Key Facilities

          Public toilets Yes
          Accessible toilet Yes
          Baby change Yes
          Photocopying (Black & White, Colour) Yes
          Printing (Black & White, Colour) Yes
          Scanning Yes
          Public PCs 10 available - Book now
          10-minute PCs 1 available
          WiFi (free) Yes
          Community room for hire No
          Public study spaces Yes
          Private study spaces No
          Microfiche reader No

          Branch Manager

          Robin Barden

          Branch Details

          Lilydale Community Library is co-located with the Box Hill Tafe Lakeside Campus, close to Lillydale Lake. This vibrant, exciting library facilitates a variety of programs for all ages. Special Collections
          • Choice Magazine
          • Seed Library


          Accessible Parking
          • 3x Accessible Parking spaces near closest entry door to library (all spaces belong to Box Hill TAFE but are free for use by any visitor)
          • Gravel car park area
          Physical features
          • Mostly physically accessible with some furniture moveable if required
          • Wide browsing spaces of book collections
          • Library on two levels, with entry doors to both levels
          • Electric ramp chair lift available between levels
          • 2x heightened customer service desks for sitting and standing
          Assistance animals
          • Welcome. Please ensure badge and jackets are brought with you.
          Accessible toilet
          • One accessible toilet available (belongs to Box Hill TAFE but is free for use by any visitor)
          • Roughly 20 steps from library
          • Small door but big enough to fit electric scooter or wheelchair
          • Hand rail next to toilet
          • Medium heavy push handle door
          • Small space
          Text Magnifier
          • Available for use
          Alternative assistances
          • Large print collections: There are a number of books and magazines that are printed with a larger font size to make it easier to read.
          • Audiobooks: There are a number of physical and digital copies of voice recordings of books available allowing you to listen to the book rather than read.
          • eBooks: There are thousands of books available digitally that can be accessed anywhere on your own device. Learn more.
          • Online resources: There are journals, newspapers, webpages, online databases and multimedia materials that can be accessed anywhere on your own device. Learn more.
          • ReaderPen: A convenient portable tool that allows you to scan text and have audio read out in natural speaking voices. The devices are available for loan.
          • VOX Books: There are a number of children’s books available for loan that have a permanently attached VOX reader (audio) that transforms the regular book into an all-in-one read-along.
          Public PCs