Library

The Shire of Northampton has two (2) branches of libraries, one located in the Northampton Shire Office and the other located in the Kalbarri Office in the Allen Centre. The opening hours of the libraries are as follows:

Library Open times
Northampton Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm
Kalbarri Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Membership is free to permanent residents of the Shire, and current members of other Libraries. A deposit of $20 is required for non-permanent residents.

The Northampton Library has approximately 2,265 items in the Library for loan and the Kalbarri Library has approximately 2,700 items for loan. These items include books, videos, CD-ROMs, jigsaws, talking books - available on CD and cassettes, paper backs, and a small local history selection.

The library is part of the State Library of Western Australia, which means we have access to state wide library facilities. If you require information that isn't available in Northampton, we are able to search the State Library's catalogue and request the information for you.

Internet facilities are available at the Kalbarri Library.

State  Library

The State Library web site is www.liswa.wa.gov.au, which you may access and search the LISWA catalogue.

The State-wide collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks can be accessed through Overdrive e-Books and eAudiobooks

Local Libraries- Northampton and Kalbarri

You can now also use your Northampton and Kalbarri Library cards to access and reserve a range of e-audio books and e-books through the BorrowBox download service provided by the Western Australia Public Libraries Digital Media Collection. This service is also supported by Apple and Android apps for direct access. To browse the collection click on one of the following links:

Northampton- http://library.bolindadigital.com/northampton 

Kalbarri- http://library.bolindadigital.com/kalbarri

Online Magazines

Zinio also offers a range of online magazines accessible through the link below:

Zinio Online Magazines

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