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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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Welcome to Bassendean Memorial Library

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Free ebooks for all public library users


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Congratulations! The Children’s Book Week 2014 competition winners are:

Tyson Johnston (PP) Anzac Terrace Primary; Jessica Lawler (PP) Anzac Terrace Primary; Matty Jackson, Darlington Primary; Kate Crawford (Kindy) Guildford Primary; Estelle Afonso (age 7) John Septimus Roe; Eoin Bull (age 9) Eden Hill Primary.

All children have won beautiful Book Week books or book vouchers.

Western Australia Public Libraries Digital Media Collection

EbooksWA Public Libraries, in conjunction with the State Library, are expanding their services with eBooks available to download from a single website.  Library members can check out items with a valid library card and download to PC, Mac, various eBook readers (not Kindle) and other mobile devices. Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period.

This new service, powered by OverDrive, is free for all public library users. It is a pilot program, and it involves all of WA Public Libraries and the State Library. It is unique in its size in Australia.  To borrow eBooks click here.

For more information call the library on 92792966

News and Events

Children’s Book Week 2014

CBW14Bassendean Library and students from our local primary schools had a ball on Book Week Thursday. We had Norman Jorgensen, author of many great books for children, as our guest. Norman entertained about 120 students from our local primary schools for the day. To get in the mood some of our staff dressed as Vikings. more>>

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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.


Love doing jigsaw puzzles?

We’ve got a great new table just for jigsaw puzzles. There’ll be ongoing puzzles that you can add to, and there’s plenty of space for you to start a new one.



Say the Word!

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.

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.


For the month of September displays are:

  • Spring! The season for weddings, gardens, fetes and fairs. We have selected and displayed some tempting magazines, books and DVDs to kick start your passions after the winter chill.spring

This page last updated : Friday, 12 September, 2014


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46 Old Perth Road  |  Bassendean  |  WA 6054
Tel:  (08) 9279 2966  |  Fax: (08) 9279 1869  |  e-mail