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Keep up to date with the latest from the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia.

Books for sale at your library

Books for sale at your library

A special gift for yourself or for someone special:
New condition, from the Write Your Story collection, from other local authors
or second-hand in English and Hebrew.
Come in to browse the shelves

The library is open: Monday – Thursday 10am to 5pm

The library is open: Monday – Thursday 10am to 5pm

Welcome 2021! The library is open to all, and restrictions are eased now.
Registration at the entrance is still necessary but masks are optional.
Bookings is required for events only. Please follow us here, on Facebook and Instagram for upcoming events at the library.
We look forward to seeing you.

Library Opening Times

Library Opening Times

Your library is now open and we are looking forward to welcoming back our library patrons!
Opening hours are Monday – Thursday 10 am – 5 pm. 
The library will close for summer holidays on Thursday 24th December, at 1 pm and reopen on Monday, 11 January, 10 am 
Wishing all  our members and friends a happy Hanukkah and new year and a safe, enjoyable summer break

Library Annual Appeal

Library Annual Appeal

On Sunday November 29, The Lamm Jewish Library is running a 24-hour annual appeal!

The LJLA has become a sanctuary for our community, and your generosity makes it possible.

You can donate early or download our donation form and send it to us.

Your Library Is Opening Again!

Your Library Is Opening Again!

We are excited to announce that the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia will reopen on Monday 16 November, 10 am.
Opening hours will be Monday – Thursday 10.00-5.00
Safety remains our highest priority. We will be doing this in accordance with a Covid Safe plan. This means that the library can only have a total of 20 people inside at any one time.
Please book a time to visit, by phone 92725611 or email info@ljla.org.au

Hebrew storytime online

Hebrew storytime online

We have brought Hebrew Storytime into your home, with virtual Zoom events broadcast straight to your device.

The eBook collection is expanding

The eBook collection is expanding

During this time of isolation there is nothing better than to curl up with a good book. The library staff have been hard at work adding to our eBook and audiobook collection.

Community Garden

Community Garden

We look forward to welcoming you to our wonderful community garden. Join us for story time in the garden if it is a nice day or just come and relax…

From the Sunday Morning Herald

'A precious endeavour': recording the Holocaust stories of ageing survivors By Diane Armstrong 12 October 2018 — 11:45pm …In Melbourne, the Lamm Jewish Library has published 138 titles in the past 20 years. At least 75 per cent of them are Holocaust memoirs, according...

Roots Project Research Assistance

Need help with your family tree? Together with AJGS, we offer: Computer access to ancestry.com and familysearch.org. Expert advice and assistance from the Australian Jewish Genealogical Society of Victoria - free for members. Please contact LJLA to make an appointment...

Newsletters

While you’re here, have a read of the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia’s annual newsletters from the past few years.