Library

The Library opening hours:

Day Time
Monday - Tues, Thurs - Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 4:00pm

Library Services

  • Access to the Kojonup Online Library Catalogue
  • Free internet access for school work and research
  • Project & Assignment information
  • Computer access
  • Research assistance
  • Links to online services of The WA State Library
  • Books, Audio Books, DVD’s, and Jigsaws for borrowing 
  • Access to all eResources
  • eSmart Library

Kojonup Public Library

Street address: 93 Albany Highway, Kojonup

Postal address: PO Box 163, Kojonup WA 6395

Email: library@kojonup.wa.gov.au

Phone: (08) 9831 2412

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Kojonup's Little Library

At Apex Park on Albany Highway you will also find the “Kojonup Little Library”. All you do is bring a book you no longer want to keep and swap it for something in the little library house that grabs your attention.


eResources

Public Libraries provide access to free eMagazines, eAudiobooks, eBooks and films.

To view what is available view the State Library of Western Australia’s website or to link to eResources for Public Libraries and the Western Australia Public Libraries Digital Media Collection click here.

RB Digital -  eMagazines

Gain access to over 3,500 magazine titles through your digital device.

E-magazines are available anytime, anywhere using your library membership card. 

To access the website, download the app and browse available titles, click here

  • Download titles to read offline
  • Unlimited simultaneous loans
  • 12 months of back issues

 

OverDrive enables Public Library and State Library members to browse and borrow bestselling eBooks and eAudiobooks on their computer or mobile device for limited periods through digital loans. OverDrive is a FREE download solution.

Anyone can access this site but to borrow from the collection: Your library membership registration must have been renewed with the last 2 years; and You will need your membership pin number (contact the library to confirm your pin number).

You may:

  • Borrow up to five e-books at a time
  • Choose a borrowing period of 7, 14 or 21 days
  • Place items in a wish list for future reference;
  • And place holds on items that are already on loan.

Unfortunately Kindle users are unable to download books from the WAPLDMC at this time due to the incompatibility of Kindle readers to other formats.  A list of compatible e-readers is available on the Overdrive website.

Kanopy is a video Streaming platform for public libraries delivering one of the largest collections of indie films, classic cinema, festival and educational documentaries, and movies online or through an app. Library members can browse and view over 30,000 + films and documentaries from top suppliers, including the BBC, Criterion Collection, Ronin Films, Madman Entertainment.

Once you are signed in you view up to 4 films or documentaries within a month loan period. Once selected, each film may be viewed, paused, finished and re-watched over a 72 hour period before requesting again. These are updated on the 1st of every month.

To access the website, download the app and browse available titles, click here

 

Borrow Box is an eAudiobook download service through the Western Australian Public Libraries Digital Media Collection (WAPLDMC).

Four (4) titles may be borrowed at a time with apps available for apple and android devices.

Borrow Box is designed and powered by Bolinda Digital. 


Joining the Library

Membership is free. Parent/Guardian consent is needed for those under 18 years old. You can apply online via the Kojonup Spydus Catalogue here.

The Kojonup Library is apart of the Southern West Australian Library Consortium are the following Libraries - Albany, Broomehill, Cranbrook, Denmark, Frankland River, Jerramungup, Katanning, Mount Barker, Ongerup, Tambellup, Wellstead and Peel, now all use a shared Library Management System, giving library members access to a larger supply of resources.

You can use your current Library card to borrow and return items at any of the participating Libraries and as a member of the Southern West Australian Library Consortium network you have access to a wider range of resources at your fingertips than ever before.

You can browse the catalogue and request items from any participating from one of these Libraries. When your requested items become available, they will be delivered to your preferred Library.

Borrowing from the Library

All Members can borrow ten items. Loan period is 3 weeks. Items may be renewed by telephone, email or online unless reserved by another borrower.

Membership Responsibilities

Items lost or damaged while on loan must be paid for. Your library is a public place and the Library staff would like you to feel welcome, to enjoy your visit and to use as many services as possible. 

Home Delivery Library Services

Delivery services for homebound people who otherwise would have no access to library and information materials. Contact the library for details on 9831 2412.


Young Children Programmes

A Smart Start

A Smart Start is an exciting early childhood initiative that is designed to make a difference for families with children aged 0 - 4 years. Smart Start

A Smart Start involves government services, your local schools and community agencies, parents, caregivers, service clubs and local businesses all working together to encourage and support the positive development of children in communities in the Great Southern. For more information please contact your local ‘A Smart Start’ Coordinator situated at the Kojonup Library.

Story Time

Reading starts at 10:30am and we read & sing for about 30 minutes. Please join our Library Officer and our guest Story Tellers as we bring books and rhymes into the lives of your children so that they too, can have the gift of literacy and the love of books. Check the Shire ENews or the Kojonup News for upcoming ‘Story Time’ dates. Come and join in for a little bit of fun & fantasy!

Play in the Park

Held at the APEX Park from 10:30am - 12:30pm on the forth Wednesday of each month. Please join our staff as they bring extra activities, storytelling, play-doh, colouring/painting and shared fruit to our community for a fun filled morning. Parents, Grandparents, Carers, Aunts & Uncles with children 0 - 5 years come and chat to other parents. Check the Shire ENews or the Kojonup News for upcoming ‘Play in the Park’ dates.

Play Cafe Come and join in for a little bit of fun & fantasy!

Play Cafe is held every Wednesday morning at 10.30am - 12.30am at the Kindy of Kojonup District High School, Blackwood Road. This is a free community event for 0 - 5 year olds.  As it is based on play and craft activities, please wear appropriate clothing (as paint goes everywhere).  

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