Libraries

Library

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

Term 2 School Holiday Program

The Port and South Hedland Libraries are having a number of craft sessions to keep the young ones occupied these school holidays.

Week one will be Aboriginal Scratch Art where the young ones will use a wooden tool to scratch a design on the Scratch Board revealing the bright colours underneath.

Port Hedland Library:

Tuesday, July 9: 10.00 AM - 10:45 AM

South Hedland Library: 

Thursday, July 11
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Week two will be Tap-A-Shape, Great Tap Tap fun. Build your own artwork using wooden shapes, a hammer, tacks and a corkboard! You can create a masterpiece again and again.

Port Hedland Library:

Tuesday, July 16: 10.00 AM - 10:45 AM

South Hedland Library: 

Thursday, July 18
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Library Catalogue

Go straight to our library catalogue: https://porthedland.spydus.com/ to see what we have in our collection and borrow directly online.

Contact Details and Opening Hours

South Hedland Library

Address: Leake Street, South Hedland

Phone: 9158 9373

Email: sthlib@porthedland.wa.gov.au

Port Hedland Library

Address: Dempster Street, Port Hedland

Phone: 9158 9378

Email: sthlib@porthedland.wa.gov.au

Monday - Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Closed on public holidays

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

Services

Services include:

  • A large range of books, DVDs, magazines, audiobooks.
  • A range of eresources (including eBooks, eAudio, eMagazine and video streaming of some great movies and documentaries).
  • 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 an Inter Library Loan Request (you'll need to log in first).
  • If you'd like to suggest a purchase for the libraries, you're welcome to do this via our library catalogue (you'll need to log in first).
  • 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.
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. Your completed form can be emailed through to sthlib@porthedland.wa.gov.au (or just bring it to the library!).

Borrowing

  • Members can borrow 10 items at a time.
  • 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

We offer a range of activities in the libraries.  Please check the Town of Port Hedland events page for our one-off events.  We also provide regular activities:

Baby Rhyme Time (for 0-2 year olds) Tuesdays 10am during school terms at South Hedland Library
Storytime (for 2-4 year olds) Thursdays 10.30am during school terms at South Hedland Library
Lego Club 4-5.30 every second Thursday during school terms at South and Port Libraries (starting 7th February)
OWLS: Older Wiser Library Seniors - connecting seniors 60+ in our community Wednesdays 10.30-12 monthly (see posters in libraries) at Port Hedland Library