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 Our location:

 46 Old Perth Road, Bassendean,
 Western Australia 6054
 Tel: (08) 9279 2966
 Fax: (08) 9279 1869

 Opening Hours:

 Monday        9am - 8pm
 Tuesday       9am - 8pm
 Wednesday  9am - 6pm
 Thursday     9am - 6pm
 Friday          9am - 6pm
 Saturday     9am - 1pm

Sundays and Public Holidays - closed

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Borrow Box

The BorrowBox mobile apps are available for you to use.

Enjoy reading bestselling eBooks and
listening to the most popular Australian and international authors everywhere you go.

For Apple users, visit the iTunes App store and search for ‘BorrowBox’.
For Android users, visit the Google Play store and search for ‘BorrowBox’
(one word).

Once you have installed the app on their device search for the library name in the Library field provided then login with the password Library.

A display is in the Library with information guides and bookmarks for you to take home.


What is Zinio
     for Libraries?

Zinio for Libraries, the world’s largest newsstand, offers full colour, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from your library’s collection of popular titles with no holds, no loan periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.  more>>>


New eResource

StoryBox Library

For families and organisations. Access online with your WA public or state library card. Story Box features engaging online Australian stories read by some of Australia's finest storytellers.

Calling all collectors and hobby enthusiasts!

The Library has exhibition wall space and two lockable display cases rock available for local artists and groups to exhibit art, craft and collections.
Contact Jill, Marie or Renata  9279 2966 for more details.



2015 Annual Library
    History lecture

Bassendean Places & Faces

The library is continuing its popular and interesting Annual History lecture series and for 2015 our Local studies Librarian Janet Megaritty will be presenting her talk titled Bassendean Places and Faces.
Over the years Janet has researched and gathered information on the Bassendean area as well as the people contributing to the Town’s development and she is going to share some of the interesting facts about these historical and fascinating people.
The Library lecture is always well supported and you do need to book with the Library on 92792966 to be sure of getting a seat (only 40 places available).
The Annual History Lecture is being presented early in June this year and will be held on Wednesday 3 June at the Library in Meeting Room 1. 7.00pm for 7.30pm lecture.
This is always a social as well as an educational event and there will be light refreshments available


May word

The Bassendean Library, the Word. The new edition is out now, simply click on this LINK.

Story time

For pre-schoolers, every Thursday and Friday 10.30-11.30 during school terms. Stories followed by simple craft. No need to book, just drop in.

Better Beginnings

It is Rhyme Time @ Bassendean Library           

Special Story time session for babies 0-18 months every Wednesday 11.00am during school term.

Better Beginnings - Family Literacy Program now available in Bassendean

This exciting program, promotes to all parents the importance of reading, rhyming and talking to your baby.

DVDs and CDs    

DVDNew DVDs & CDs are added to our collection every month.  Click here to view the list or drop in to the library to check our shelves.


For the month of May displays are:

  • Local resident Brenda Henderson regularly exhibits beautiful china painting in the Library.
    Brenda is a member of The West Australian Guild of China Painters, who will once again celebrate this fine art at its annual exhibition of members' work at the Guildford Town Hall.
    Part of the exhibition will feature a special theme section titled  ‘Unashamedly Decorative’. Saturday 23rd May and Sunday 24th May 9:30am - 4:00pm

This page last updated : Thursday 7 May, 2015


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