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Library Catalogue

Go straight to our library catalogue: 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


Monday - Wednesday     9am - 5pm
Thursday                               10am - 6pm
Friday                                      9am - 5pm
Saturday                                10am - 1pm
Closed on public holidays

Port Hedland Library

Address: Port Boulevard, Anderson St, Port Hedland

Phone: 9158 9378


Monday - Wednesday     10am - 5pm
Thursday                               10am - 6pm
Friday                                      10am - 5pm
Closed on public holidays

Services include: Services

  • 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.
  • Public use computers.
  • Printing, photocopying, scanning, faxing and laminating services.
  • Bill payments for a range of Town of Port Hedland services between 10am - 4pm Monday to Friday.

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).

Click here to join the library online!


  • 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 online, in person, by phone or email.
  • Please bring your Membership Card each time you would like to borrow or reserve items.


OWLS Older Wiser Library Seniors

OWLS is back in July! Join us on Wednesday 15 July from 10:30am to 12pm at the Hedland Well Women's Centre Gardens for July OWLS. There'll be bingo and morning tea included - let's get a friendly competition happening!

Due to limited numbers, please contact the Library on 08 9158 9373 to confirm your place.

OWLS was launched in 2018 for Hedland residents 60 and older. Sessions are a time to gather and enjoy a variety of activities, whilst making new connections.

Click here to access the printable poster

Borrow a Deadly Backpack Programs & Initiatives

Come in to South Hedland Library to borrow a Deadly Backpack! Perfect for 2 to 5 year olds, the packs feature books written and illustrated by Aboriginal people, games, puppets, songs, activities and more. Each backpack = 1 book loan. There are three backpacks to choose from: frog, dingo or crocodile.

This is a Better Beginnings initiative, developed by the State Library of Western Australia as a family literacy program that supports parents as their child's first teacher. It works through strong partnerships with public libraries, local governments, health professionals and schools to:

  • Build awareness in the whole community of the value of reading and sharing stories with young children from birth;
  • Encourage and support parents in sharing books and activities that foster language and a love of reading with their young children; and
  • Promote the vital role of public libraries as community hubs that provide ongoing support to parents and caregivers in giving their children a love of reading

Click here to access the printable poster