Library

Welcome to Collie Public Library, where we invite you to read, learn, collaborate, discover and experience.  There is something for everyone!

Membership and Services

E-Resources

Catalogue

Events


Collie Public Library is located on the corner of Wittenoom and Steere Streets in Collie. You can contact us by Phone 9734 9042 or Email library@collie.wa.gov.au


 

Membership

Membership is free to all WA residents, and you can join online or by visiting the library. All you need is your current ID!

Collie Public Library is part of the South West One Library Consortia. The One Library network is the first of its kind in Western Australia, connecting and combining the resources of 25 Libraries across the South West region. If you’ve always wanted a wider choice of resources from your local library, you’ll find lots to love about the One Library network. You can use your current Library card to borrow and return items at any of the participating Libraries. 

Participating Libraries

Opening Hours

Monday: 8.30am – 5.00pm
Tuesday: 8.30am – 5.00pm
Wednesday: 8.30am – 12.00noon
Thursday: 8.30am – 5.00pm
Friday: 8.30am – 5.00pm
Saturday: 9.00 – 12.00noon

Services
Photocopying B/W A4 & A3 – $0.30
Photocopying Colour A4 – $2.00
Photocopying Colour A3 – $3.00
Laminating A4 (per page) – $1.00
Library Bags – $1.00
Public computers – Free
Wi-fi – Free
Meeting Room per hour (free for community groups) – $35.00
Meeting Room half day (free for community groups) – $70.00
Meeting Room full day (free for community groups) – $135.00
Web conferencing facility in Meeting Room – $35.00

We value the comfort and safety of all Library visitors and staff. In light of this, Council adopted the Collie Public Library Patron Code of Conduct in August of 2020. 


Events & Programs

Collie Public hosts a variety events throughout the year, with something for everyone, no matter your age or interest! Recent events have included Lazer Tag, Mario Kart Championships, Themed Quiz Nights, Tea Blending Workshops, Wills Seminars and Gardening workshops.

Sing-Along Story Time
Monday mornings 9am during school term.
A great way to develop your pre-schooler’s early literacy and meet other parents! Enjoy a story and a sing-a-long with Mrs Potts.

STEAM Club
Thursday afternoons 3.30pm – 4.30pm during term
An after school club for 9-14 year olds with an interest in science, technology, engineering, maths and games. We explore STEAM themes with fun, games and experiments.

LEGO Club
Monday afternoons 3.30pm – 4.30pm during term

Books on Wheels
A free home delivery service for homebound readers. A selection of books curated to your reading preferences is delivered to your home once per fortnight. Deliveries can also be made for Valley View residents or library members who are temporarily homebound due to illness or injury. To learn more or sign up for the service, please call 9734 9042.

 


E-Resources

Borrow Box
eBooks ▪ Audiobooks ▪​ eMagazines & Newspapers
Borrow Box is a fantastic resource providing access to a wide fiction and LOTE eBook, eAudiobook and eMagazine collection, which can be browsed and borrowed through the website or BorrowBox app. New titles are added frequently across all formats.

 

Libby
eBooks ▪ Audiobooks ▪​ eMagazines
Libby is great for users of all ages. Access and download ebooks, audiobooks and the latest magazines for offline reading, or stream them to save space. Sync your notes, bookmarks and reading progress across your devices.

Hoopla
eBooks ▪ Audiobooks  ▪ Comics  ▪ Movies  ▪ Music ▪ Magazines
Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. All you need is your library card! hoopla syncs across all your devices, so you can stream titles immediately or whenever you’re in the mood. Most titles can also be downloaded to your phone or tablet for access on the go.

Kanopy
Movies ▪​ Documentaries
Enjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more with Kanopy. Completely free to access with your library card, Kanopy offers 4 free video streams per month.

StoryBox Library
Explore hundreds of your FAVOURITE kids picture books read by Australia’s BEST storytellers. A place where the wonderful world of Australian Children’s Literature is on permanent exhibit Story Box Library in a beautiful online ‘reading room’. Story Box Library connects children with literature through the complementary medium of film, providing our audience with a vibrant, interactive experience via a diverse range of storytellers, each sharing past and present book titles.