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 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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                 Coming soon! The Library
                      Book Sale in November! 

book saleThe end of year Delicious Discards and Donationsbook sale is happening again - late-but not too late - so that book lovers, the dedicated reader and bargain lovers can get themselves a Christmas present or two before the silly season is in full swing! The Libraryfoyer is the venue once again and books, magazines, paperbacks and the odd printed curio will be offered at low prices. 20 cents to $2 is the usual price range. The “DDD” book sale starts on Wednesday 26th November at 9.00am and the sale items will be available in the foyer until 1pm on Saturday 29th November.

News and Events

The Poppy Project

Between 2014 and 2018 Australia will commemorate the Anzac Centenary, marking 100 years since Australia’s involvement in the First World War.

In 2015, there will be a large number of activities commemorating 100 years since the Anzac Gallipoli landing.

From its association with poppies flowering in the spring of 1915 on the battlefields of Belgium, France and Gallipoli, the poppy has become a symbol of both great loss in war and hope for those left behind.

RSLWA saw an opportunity to bring several poppy projects together in 2014 and 2015. People from all over Australia are making and contributing knitted, crocheted, felt and satin poppies.

More 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.



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.

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phoneYou can put all your loyalty cards into one app on your phone (iPhone/Android). Download an app (there are many to choose from) and add your cards within seconds.
To borrow items from the Library we scan your Bassendean Library card barcode on your phone.


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.



Are you interested in
the Bassendean (West Guildford) Anzacs?

Service records of local soldiers listed on the Bassendean War Memorial are available (free) online to read courtesy of the National Archives of Australia and the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Local Studies Collection.

All names on Bassendean War Memorial

Killed in Action Soldier Names on Bassendean War Memorial

war record


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 November displays are:

  • Upcycling is not riding a bike uphill. It is the process of converting old or upcyclediscarded materials into something useful and often beautiful.
    Maarja Liimal (JunkJoint) upcycles and creates beautiful original furniture (pictured right). Some of her extraordinary pieces will be in the Libradisplayry in November.

  • Fay McCracken Mixed Media. On display in the Library all November.

This page last updated : Thursday 6 November, 2014


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