Welcome to your library.  Our friendly staff will ensure you enjoy your visit.  Please feel free to ask for assistance.

Contact Details and Opening Hours

South Hedland Library

Address: Leake Street, South Hedland

Phone: 9158 9373


Port Hedland Library

Address: Dempster Street, Port Hedland

Phone: 9158 9378


Monday - Wednesday
Closed on public holidays

9am - 5pm
10am - 6pm
9am - 5pm
10am - 1pm


Services include:

  • A large range of books, DVDs, magazines, audiobooks across both our libraries.
  • A range of eresources.
  • Inter library loans. If we do not have the item you want, we will try to get it for you from another public library in W.A. You can fill out a Reader Request Form and email it through to
  • Free Wi-Fi at South Hedland Library.
  • Public use computers.
  • Printing, photocopying, scanning, faxing and laminating services.
  • Bill payments for a range of Town of Port Hedland services.

Joining the Libraries

Membership is free. Please bring along proof of your current residential address and photo ID plus details of a second contact (who does not reside at the same address as you). Parent/guardian consent is required for those under 18 years of age.
If you are a visitor, temporary membership is also available (deposit required).

Download a membership form. Completed forms can be emailed through to 


  • Adults can borrow 10 items including 4 music CDs or DVDs or combination of both.
  • Juniors (up to 13 years) can borrow 6 items.
  • Young adults (13 and over) can borrow 8 items including 2 music CDs or DVDs or combination of both.
  • Loan period is 3 weeks.
  • Items may be renewed twice unless reserved by another borrower. Items can be renewed in person, by phone or email.
  • Please bring your Membership Card each time you would like to borrow or reserve items.

Current and Upcoming Events

Special story time with South Hedland Fire and Rescue - Thursday 17 May, 10.30am

Come along to South Hedland Library for a special story time session with the South Hedland Fire and Rescue team! You'll get the chance to hear a story from a member of the organisation, as well as see their fire truck. They'll also give a demonstration of their lights, siren and fire hose. This is a great opportunity to meet members of an organisation who make such a positive difference in the community. If you'd like more information, please contact South Hedland Library on 9158 9373 or via You can join the Facebook event here.

Stop by Sometime for Storytime

Port and South Hedland Libraries host weekly story time sessions for young children. This is a great opportunity to come along, have some fun and hear tales of fantasy and adventure. There are also plenty of arts and craft activities to enjoy - which the adults can join in as well! Please see below for upcoming session times:

  • Tuesday 27 March Port Hedland Library
  • Thursday 29 March South Hedland Library
  • Tuesday 3 April Port Hedland Library
  • Thursday 5 April South Hedland Library
  • Tuesday 10 April Port Hedland Library

If you would like to confirm your attendance at these sessions, please the Facebook Events page.

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