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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


Not-so-scary stories, rhymes and songs. For little ghosts and goblins age 6 and under. Thursday 30 October at 10.30am and Friday 31 October at 10.30am.
eyeKeep an eye out for lots of Halloween colouring in sheets.

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Collection Data

recycleThe Town of Bassendean Administration Building and the Bassendean Library have received a total of 372.1 kgs from January -June 2014. Well done recyclers!

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.


Choose a free loyalty card app

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.

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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 October displays are:

  • Now the kids are sleeping...Bassendean resident Emma Hayes started some paintings before the birth of her first child, who is now six. Like many, the first few years of parenting were deprived of sleep and time to oneself. She was determined to finish paintings that were started just for fun.
    Bright colours and quick brush strokes, these light humoured paintings will brighten your day. EmmaEmma is a Curtin University Graduate in Fine Art/Design BA Hons., and has worked extensively in various design fields.
    Emma’s artwork is on display until the end of October


  • Strawberry Osaki’s loom magic is onshow in the Library right now

  • Scary, Fun, and Delicious  Halloween Halloween food art from Nami’s Artroom. You won’t believe these creations are edible. Really. Lookin the display table at the Library entrance.

This page last updated : Monday, 27 October, 2014


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