COVID-19 Update

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From Friday 4 June, our Library branches at Beechworth, Chiltern, Yackandandah and Rutherglen will be open.  Home delivery services will resume. 

Check in with the Service Victoria app via QR code on arrival is required, regardless of how long you stay.  Please ask us if you require assistance with checking in.  You may also need to provide proof you live in Regional Victoria - such as a photo ID, healthcare card or utility bill. 

Please be mindful of the following: 

  • Face masks are required indoors (unless you are exempt).  Please let us know if you are hard of hearing 
  • Sanitise your hands on entry 
  • Keep at least 1.5m between yourself and others 
  • Do not visit if you are unwell or waiting on test results.  All due dates for library items due in the next 2 weeks have been extended to 15/16 June. 
  • Children’s Story Time sessions remain suspended until further notice.
  • Our staff are doing their best to assist you - please be kind 


We thank you for your continued understanding, patience and support as we reopen and resume services. 

For further information on COVID-19 and how to best manage your risks, please visit the Department of Health & Human Services website.

Opening Hours:

Beechworth Library and Customer Service

Monday - Friday – 9am – 4:30pm

Saturday – 9.30am-12pm


Yackandandah Library and Customer Service

Monday  - Friday – 9am – 4:30pm

Saturday – 9.30am-12pm


Rutherglen Library and Customer Service

Tuesday –  Friday - 9am – 4.30pm

Saturday – 9.30am-12pm


Chiltern Library

Wednesday – 9am – 4.30pm

Friday - 9am – 4.30pm

Saturday – 9.30am-12pm


The following measures are in place:

  • Maximum number of visitors in the buildings as per government guidelines. These limits are:


    • Beechworth – 10 people


    • Yackandandah – 8 people


    • Rutherglen -6 people


    • Chiltern -5