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The South and Port Libraries - General Information

In this time of COVID-19 please remember to follow social distancing guidelines - we have hand sanitiser available for you to use in our libraries.  And please understand that we require you to fill in the mandatory contact register (or use the Safe WA app) when you enter the libraries.

The online library catalogue gives you and your family access to eBooks, eMagazines, children's activities, local history archives and even movie streaming. To access the platform, all you have to do is register your details online: access our library catalogue here!

Contact Details and Opening Hours

South Hedland Library

Address:  Leake Street, South Hedland 6722
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 6721
Phone: 9158 9378

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

What Services are available? 

Join the Libraries and Borrow Items
  • Membership is free and you can join online.
  • You'll then be able to borrow up to 10 physical items at a time for 3 weeks (we have a large range of books, DVDs, magazines, audiobooks and music CDs).  In addition, you'll also be able to borrow ebooks, eaudio items and emagazines.  You also have access to free videostreaming of movies and documentaries.
  • Please bring your membership card each time you would like to borrow or reserve items.
  • If we don't have the item you want, we will try to get it from another public library in WA for you.  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).
Other General Services
  • 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.
Click & Collect
  • We happy to be able to continue our Click & Collect service for borrowing physical items (in addition to online) by reserving items and coming and collecting them when you're notified that they are available for collection.  Full details of the service are available via the Click & Collect FAQ and help guide.
  • You can choose which library to collect from as you place your reservation.
  • You can also phone us on 9158 9373 or email for help with the service.
HomeBound Delivery
  • We're now offering a Homebound service to our older and eligible vulnerable library members. 
  • The service focuses on ensuring our older library members and those with illness (besides COVID-19) or disability and who are unable to get to the libraries.
  • Phone us on 9158 9373 or email find out if you are eligible.

What Resources can I access?

Online Activities
  • There are a range of online activities available via the Online Activities drop-down menu on our library catalogue: 
  • Check out Story Box Library which allows children to view stories by authors and illustrators, being read aloud by fantastic, predominantly Australian and New Zealand storytellers
  • Busy Things for children is an online learning resource for children. It includes activities across a range of subject areas including maths, science, art and music
  • We've also included some crafts you might like to do with your children
  • If you're into puzzles, you can access Clue Detective Puzzle Agency for crosswords and Sudoku as well as do online jigsaws of photos from our Local History collection
eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines
  • You can find these in our library catalogue: and also via the drop-down menu eResources
  • You have access to hundreds of eBooks and eAudio from OverDrive and BorrowBox
  • RBDigital Magazines gives you access to lots of popular magazines from Better Homes and Gardens, to Delicious, to Marie Claire, to National Geographic and National Geographic Little Kids to Family Handyman. Check out the range!
  • Remember that there are lots of children's eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines to access
Free video streaming via Kanopy
  • Kanopy has a huge collection of indie films, classic cinema, festival and educational documentaries online
  • Once you are signed in, you can view up to 4 films or documentaries with a month loan period
Local History Collection

Library Programs

Baby Rhyme Time

Tuesdays 10am South Library - during term-time


Thursdays 10.30am South Library - during term-time

Lego Club

Thursdays 4 - 5.30pm South and Port Library

Older Wiser Library Seniors (OWLS)

3rd Wednesday of the month  10.30 Various locations

How can I access support? 

If you're having an issue with registering online, please click here to submit an online support form.