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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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News and Events


seniors week


Damaged Books

Yes, it has been raining, and yes, accidents happen. Recently we’ve had books returned that are damaged.
bookRemember, you may be required to pay the replacement costs of items returned in a damaged condition.
Please treat books in your house like your pets. Keep them warm, dry, and well fed,!


The library is now offering free WiFi. Simply come in to the reference desk and we will give you a free prepaid card which will give you about an hour of free WiFi.
(*Limit of one card per person, per day)

Broadband for Seniors


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.





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 November displays are:

  • Students at St Michael’s Primary School exhibited this wonderful compilation of iconic buildings of Perth at the recent Town of Bassendean Visual Art Awards. We’re going to display them in the Library for as long we can!
    St Michael's

  • Also exhibited at the TOB Art Awards were these panels telling the story of ‘Buttercup’. Anzac Terrace Primary School students decorated Buttercup the cow with artwork that reflects the heritage of the Bassendean area. Buttercup was one of four cows from Perth schools to go to the IGA Perth Royal Show this year. You can read the story of Buttercup on our foyer display wall in November. Anzac Tce

This page last updated : Wednesday 11 November, 2015


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46 Old Perth Road  |  Bassendean  |  WA 6054
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