Library Services

Merredin Regional Library

The Merredin Regional Library is the largest library in the central Wheatbelt.

The Shire of Merredin provides residents with a free public library service, as part of the state wide network of public libraries jointly provided by local governments and the State Library of Western Australia.

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WHERE IS THE LIBRARY?

Merredin Regional Library
22 Coronation Street, Merredin.

CONTACTING THE LIBRARY

Phone: (08) 9041 1222
Fax: (08) 9041 3054
Email: library@merredin.wa.gov.au

Library Opening Hours

Merredin Regional Library opening hours
Monday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 10.00am - 6.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday 10.00am - 6.00pm
Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday 10.00am - 12.00 noon
Sunday CLOSED

There is a return chute located next to the front door for returning items when the library is closed.

Joining the Library

Membership is free. There are three categories of membership, New, Full and temporary. A parent/guardian's signature is required if you are under 18. To become a member you need to provide proof of your address:

  •        WA Drivers License
  •        Bank statement
  •        Social Security card
  •        Rates notice
  •        Western Power/Telephone account
  •        Rental Receipt

You also need to provide a second contact address.

Library membership registration form

Please bring the completed form with identification to the library.

What is available

  • Books for loan including FICTION and NON-FICTIONLARGE PRINTAUDIO BOOKS on Cassette and CD, JUNIOR and YOUNG ADULTGRAPHIC NOVELS
  • REFERENCE material; not for loan but may be consulted in the library
  • DVD'S
  • CD-ROM's
  • Books in LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH, and for learning ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
  • ELECTRONIC RESOURCES such as the ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA ONLINE and the HEALTH AND WELLNESS RESOURCE CENTRE
  • FREE EBOOKS through the WAPLDMC site
  • Council Minutes and information
  • LOCAL HISTORY collection
  • Public use photocopier (charges apply)
  • In library Internet access for research (a fee applies for non-members)
  • Pre school STORYTIME (Tuesdays 10.30am during school term)
  • SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES
  • INTERLIBRARY LOANS for items not held by the Merredin Library
  • HOME DELIVERY SERVICE for eligible readers

Library Links

State Library Catalogue

National Library of Australia

Libraries Australia - discover resources held in all National, State, University and 700 other Australian libraries

Picture Australia - for photographic images from library collections throughout Australia

My Language - for access to online resources in over 60 languages

Electronic Resources

A range of electronic resources are available to access from home. These are accessed through the State Library website, using your library membership barcode number.

Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre

Business Source Elite

Busythings

Cochrane Library

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Literary Planet

Novelist

Popular Magazines

Tumblebooks

WAPLDMC (PIN required - ask staff for details)

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