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

Port Hedland History Project

The Town of Port Hedland is looking to extend its local history collection to preserve and celebrate the rich and diverse community of Port Hedland, and surrounding areas. Electronically collecting historical material makes sure items of significance are around for future generations to enjoy. Click here for more information.

West Australian Ballet Coming to the Libraries

The oldest professional ballet company formed in Australia still in existence today, West Australian Ballet, is coming to Hedland to hold a number of engaging workshops with the community.

Between Wednesday 25 July and Friday 27 July, workshops will engage children, youth and older residents with the artistic and historical background of ballet, seeking to enhance understanding and appreciation of the art form.

The week's programming is made possible by West Australian Ballet, Quadrant Energy and Carnarvon Petroleum.

To discover what's on, click here for more information.

July OWLS Session

Come along to the July Older Wiser Library Seniors session at Port Library at 10.30am on Wednesday, 18 July. This Month's topic will be "Eating for a healthy heart," presented by Hannah Castledine from WA Health Campus. Learn tips and tricks on how to stay healthy by improving your diet to maximise your wellbeing.

2018 June / July School Holidays

Please click here to see the fun-filled activities planned for the school holidays

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