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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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     What is Zinio
     for Libraries?

zinioZinio 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.

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.


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.



  Borrow Box

The BorrowBox mobile apps are available for you to use!

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.

The Poppy Project

RSLWA saw an opportunity to bring severalpoppy projects together in 2014 and 2015. People from allover Australia aremaking and contributing knitted, crocheted,felt and satin poppies.

poppiesMore information on the project and patterns are available at http://5000poppies.wordpress  

The poppies will be displayed in the Library from November 2014.

If your organisation is taking part in a poppy project we would love to have your support with any paper, knitted and material poppies that you can spare. Bring them to the Library anytime.  more>>>


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

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 December/ Januarydisplays are:

  • Stacey Pritchard’s
    boadinspirational photographs are a collection of her favourite works that she created whilst dabbling in the art of photography. She is self taught and has been experimenting with photography as a hobby for over four years. We hope you enjoy Stacey’s works. On display all December.

This page last updated : Wedneday 21 January 2015


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