Our library is located at the Shire Administration Centre in Bindoon and is part of the Library and Information Service of Western Australia.
It has a basic stock of approximately 6,500 items that include books, DVDs, audio books, and board games / jigsaws . Monthly exchanges of items mean that approximately 120 new items are received each month.
- Monday to Friday from 9.00am – 4.30pm
- Saturday from 9.00am - 12.00pm (thank you to our Volunteers)
Joining the Library
Membership is FREE. It is easy to join, if you are over 18 years of age just bring a utility bill or drivers license that has your current residential address. If you are under 18 years of age you will need to attend with your parent or guardian who will need to supply proof of address.
What can you borrow from the Library?
The Bindoon Library has a limit of four (4) items per card that are allowed to be borrowed at any one time. However, of these only two (2) can be electronic resources (e.g. DVDs or audio books).
The loan period of items is for two (2) weeks, renewals can be done over the telephone on 9576 4600. However, if the item you have borrowed has been reserved by another member, you will be required to return the item and then ask for it to be reserved for you.
What is available at the Library?
- fiction and non-fiction books
- Audio books on CD
- paperback swap
- junior and adult DVD's
- large print books
- reference material
- internet terminals (gold coin donation
There are various apps available to access all the e-resources available via SLWA.
BorrowBox is an award winning Australian App that enables Public Library and State Library members to browse and borrow bestselling eAudiobooks and eBooks on their Apple or Android device for limited periods through digital loans. BorrowBox is a FREE download solution. Once you are signed in you can borrow or reserve up to 4 eAudiobooks and 4 eBooks for a 2 week loan period.
User name is your library card number found on the back of your card, and the PIN is the last 4 digits of your card number e.g. 123D
OverDrive is a supplier of digital eBooks and audiobooks. eBooks are purchased for the W.A. Public Libraries Digital Media Collection (WAPLDMC) and made available to public library members.
User name is your library card number found on the back of your card, and the PIN is Bindoon's postcode - 6502
Requests and Inter-library Loans
If an item in the Shire's collection is on loan then we can reserve it for you. Other items not available from our library can be requested via SLWA and specifically ordered in. The process can take up to four weeks. If you would like to place a request please contact the Shire's Customer Service Officers on 9576 4600.
Lost or Damaged Items
Items that are lost or damaged whilst on loan will be charged at depreciated cost, plus GST. If you do not return a loan you will receive an invoice from the Shire of Chittering.
If you would like to help out at the Library please email us.
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