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 


  • 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

The Toddler Better Health Program

The Toddler Better Health Program is a 10 week healthy lifestyle program for families with children aged between 2 and four years. 

Where: South Hedland Library

Day: Mondays 

Starts:  February 4 2019

Time: 9.30am - 11.00am

  • Learn how to read food labels and how to get children to eat a wider variety of foods
  • Help take the fuss out of food
  • Help tame temper tantrums
  • Meet other parents and families in your area and make new friends
  • Take park in fun games and activities
  • Feel more confident in bringing up a healthy child

Summer Reading Club

Participation in the Summer Reading Club encourages children and young people to read for fun and enjoyment all summer long, thereby sustaining their skills into the coming school year and facilitates recreational reading.

Baby Rhyme Time Launches at South Hedland Library

A new, free library initiative launched at the Libraries on Tuesday, 9 October 2018. We saw great success in this program and have decided to continue the program in 2019.

Baby Rhyme Time is about parents and carers spending time with their young children. These sessions encourage bonding and social engagement through rhymes, storytelling and connecting with others in the community.

It's also a chance to get to know other parents with young children and form new friendships. We hope to see you at the sessions! The sessions are for 0-2 year olds, and will run every Tuesday from February 5 through untilo April 9

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

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