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Port Lincoln Library

IMPORTANT NOTICE

The Library is back open to the public, Monday to Fridays from 9am to 5pm and Sundays 1pm to 4pm without appointment.

The Port Lincoln Library is committed to providing a COVID Safe environment.  All Library patrons are asked to maintain safe physical distancing, hand hygiene and cover coughs and sneezes while at the Library.  Hand sanitiser stations will be provided at the main doors and at the London Street entry for patrons to use upon entry and exit of the Library.

If you are feeling unwell, are experiencing flu-like symptoms, or have recently travelled outside of SA, please stay home, so that we can continue to keep the doors open for everyone.

At this stage the Library is unable to offer community rooms for meetings or children's programs.

The Library's Home Delivery Service has recommenced.  If you or someone you know is experiencing difficulty visiting the Library, please contact the Library staff as you may qualify for the Home Delivery Service, a customised delivery service to your door.

The Port Lincoln Library offers a great range of services and is a place for members of the community and visitors to the region to come and read, laugh, enjoy, learn, relax and share in a safe and friendly environment.

Opening hours

Monday9am to 5pm
Tuesday9am to 5pm
Wednesday9am to 5pm
Thursday9am to 5pm
Friday 9am to 5pm
SaturdayClosed
Sunday1pm to 4pm
Public HolidaysClosed

For your convenience, an all-hours returns bin is available at the London Street entry.

Membership

As part of the One Card library network, the Port Lincoln Library membership offers access to more than 130 public libraries across South Australia and gives you access to over 4 million items.

The added benefit is that Library items can also be returned at any South Australian Public Library.

If you are already a member you can find us online here at www.onecard.network/portlincoln.

If you are not a member of a Library in SA and you would like to be you can register online for a library card or drop in and speak with the Library staff and ask to join the Onecard network.

You will be required to enter in your name and contact details and a pin to create your digital membership account with the South Australian Public Libraries.

Register online here for a library card

It is important that you protect the security of your card and pin as you are responsible for all items while on loan to you.

If you lose your Library card or your card gets stolen please notify the Library staff immediately either in person or by phoning 8621 2345.

A replacement card will be issued for a small fee.

The Port Lincoln offers a range of services and programs from:

  • Book collections suitable for all ages and interests
  • Movies
  • Music
  • Magazines
  • Local and family history
  • Public computers and printing/scanning/photocopying facilities
  • Free wifi
  • Readers’ advisory service
  • Digital literacy support
  • Online services including ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, genealogy, tutorials, links to health and education support
  • Children’s programs
  • Early learning and literacy support
  • Story time for pre-schoolers Wednesdays and Thursdays @ 10.30am
  • Adult interest programs
  • Author talks and book launches
  • Holiday programs
  • A safe and comfortable environment to meet
  • Partnerships with community organisations and services
  • Community rooms for educational, health, social and not for profit groups
  • Home delivery service
  • Justice of the Peace service by appointment
    And more!

Please don’t hesitate to ask the friendly staff at the Library if there is anything that you need assistance with or are having trouble finding as our staff are more than happy to help.

The Library has a number of computers that are available to the public to book for a maximum of 2 hours per day per person.  The Library staff are happy to assist you if you need any help when using a computer.

Bookings can be made directly with the Library staff or by phoning the Library on 8621 2345.

Free wireless services are available to members and visitors.

Government agencies, charitable (not-for-profit) organisations, schools and community groups are welcome to use the Community Display area of the Port Lincoln Library for the purposes of raising awareness within the community.

A permit for use of the display area is required and can be obtained by completing and returning the Community Displays Permit Form 2-9-T6 to the Port Lincoln Library with a copy of your public risk policy by:

Email: ptlincolnlibrary@plcc.sa.gov.au; or

In person: 2 London Street, Port Lincoln SA 5606

If you require assistance with completing the permit form or have any questions about community displays please contact the Library staff on 8621 2345.

A free home delivery service is available for patrons who are unable to access the Library independently.

Please speak with the staff at the Port Lincoln Library or phone 8621 2345 if you are interested in learning more about this service.

Stay up to date with the latest news from the Port Lincoln Library by asking the staff to be placed on the eNews database to receive the Library newsletter each month direct to your email, by emailing ptlincolnlibrary@plcc.sa.gov.au.  You can choose to opt in or out at any time.

The monthly newsletter will provide details on what is happening at the Library from:

  • Latest new reads
  • Children’s programs
  • Adult interest programs
  • Author talks and book launches
  • Holiday programs
  • Community displays; and
  • all things Library

Related information

Port Lincoln Library Business Plan 2019/2024

Need more information

If you have any questions about the Library facilities or services, please contact:

Port Lincoln Library
9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
1.00pm - 4.00pm, Sundays 
Phone: 8621 2345
Email: ptlincolnlibrary@plcc.sa.gov.au

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ptlincolnlibrary/

Instagram: www.instagram.com/portlincolnlibrary/