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 5,000 items that include books, videos, DVDs, audio CDs and cassettes. Monthly exchanges of items mean that approximately 122 new items are received each month.
Monday to Friday from 8.30am – 4.30pm
Saturday from 9.00am - 12.00pm (thank you to our Volunteers)
Joining the Library
Membership of the Bindoon Library is free. It is easy to join, if you are over 18 years of age just bring a utility bill or drivers licence 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.
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
books on audio tape or CD
junior and adult videos / DVD's
large print books
internet terminals (gold coin donation)
The Bindoon Library has a Storytime session that is conducted on Tuesdays from 10am until 11am. If you are interested in the session please contact the Shire on 9576 4600 and enquire when it is next on.
The Bindoon Library gives new junior members a Better Beginnings pack, which is designed to encourage the young to enjoy reading.
The Bindoon Library also has a section that contains Junior and Young Adult collections.
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 LISWA and specifically ordered in. The process can take up to two 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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