Readings Carlton

309 Lygon St, Carlton, Victoria, 3053— Manager: Robbie Egan, 03 9347 6633,

Readings Carlton is a Melbourne icon, and has long been a gathering point for the Australian literary scene. It began life as a tiny stand-alone shop in 1969. The growing business moved to larger premises on 388 Lygon Street in 1982, making its final move to 309 Lygon Street, where it stands today, in 1998.

We pride ourselves on our knowledgeable staff and exceptional customer service. Experts in music, film, books and kids’ books are always available to answer your queries and handle special orders. Readings Carlton was awarded Independent Bookseller of the Year in 1998, 2001 and 2009.

Readings Carlton Story Time

Drop in for Story Time, every Friday, from 10am to 10.30am.

For children aged 2 – 5 year old. Free event, no need to book.

Please note: This is not a child-minding service. We ask that parents stay with their children for the reading. To find out more please call us on (03) 9347 6633.