Keep up to date with the latest from the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia.
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
Welcome 2021! The library is now open to all, and restrictions are eased.
Registration at the entrance is still necessary and face masks are required.
Bookings is required for some events, to comply with social distancing rules. Please follow us here, on Facebook and Instagram for upcoming events at the library.
We look forward to seeing you.
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
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
More upcoming events – follow us for details
More upcoming events – stay tuned
Learning@Lamm panel discussions
Meet the Author
Focus study groups
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
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.
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…
Travelling library is on the move
Paused due to COVID-19.
We will bring the library to you, visiting aged care facilities to share the joy of reading.
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...
While you’re here, have a read of the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia’s annual newsletters from the past few years.