About the library

Who we are

The Whitehorse Manningham Regional Library Corporation provides public library and information services to residents and visitors across the cities of Whitehorse and Manningham.

Through our network of 8 branch libraries and this website, we provide free access to physical and virtual resources that support lifelong learning and reading. We are Open for Discovery.  

Our Purpose

To strengthen and inspire our community by providing opportunities to learn, create, connect and imagine.

Our Vision

A vibrant and inclusive library service that enriches our community.

We Value


Treating everyone with respect, dignity and courtesy.


Working together to achieve better outcomes.


Being open, honest and accountable.


Being open to learning and exploring ways to improve.


Being flexible and adaptable to change.

Principles that guide our service


Striving to achieve the best customer experience


Supporting positive mental and physical health.


Providing equitable and accessible services to a diverse community.


To evolving community needs and expectations.

Best practice

Striving to be the best in all that we do and delivery.

Strategic Goals 2021 -2025

The Library Plan(PDF, 2MB) sets out the strategic goals for the library service over a four year period.

Key themes for the 2021 - 2025 planning period.

1. Experience
Objective: To be an inclusive and welcoming people-centred service.

2. Learning and Engagement
Objective: To enable an informed and engaged community.

3. Collaboration
Objective: To extend the reach and benefit of library services.

4. Performance
Objective: To be a flexible, resilient and high-performing organisation.