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News

Find out more about what's happening at Onkaparinga Libraries at our Web and Facebook sites, and on our events calendar.

The information below is a direct feed from our Facebook site.

Aldinga Library

11 Central Way
Aldinga Beach SA 5173
Ph: (08) 8384 0022
Fax: (08) 8384 0637
libraries@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au

Hub Library

Hub Drive
Aberfoyle Park SA 5159
Ph: (08) 8384 0100
Fax: (08) 8384 0111
libraries@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au

Noarlunga Library

Hannah Road (PO Box 411)
Noarlunga Centre SA 5168
Ph: (08) 8384 0655
Fax: (08) 8382 1232
libraries@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au

Seaford Library

Grand Boulevard
Seaford SA 5169
Ph: (08) 8384 0044
Fax: (08) 8327 3436
libraries@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au

Willunga Library

St Peter's Terrace
Willunga SA 5172
Ph: (08) 8384 0006
Fax: (08) 8556 2641
libraries@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au

Woodcroft Library

175 Bains Road
Morphett Vale SA 5162
Ph: (08) 8384 0050
Fax: (08) 8384 0051
libraries@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au

Aldinga Library

Sunday CLOSED
Monday 9.30am - 5pm
Tuesday 9.30am - 5pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 5pm
Thursday 9.30am - 7pm
Friday 9.30am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 1pm

Hub Library

Sunday 2pm - 5pm
Monday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Thursday 9.30am - 7pm
Friday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Saturday 10am - 1pm

Noarlunga Library

Sunday CLOSED
Monday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 7pm
Thursday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Friday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Saturday 10am - 3pm

Seaford Library

Sunday CLOSED
Monday 9.30am - 5pm
Tuesday 9.30am - 5pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 5pm
Thursday 9.30am - 6pm
Friday 9.30am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 1pm

Willunga Library

Sunday 2pm - 5pm
Monday 9.30am - 5pm
Tuesday 9.30am - 5pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 5pm
Thursday 9.30am - 5pm
Friday 9.30am - 5pm
Saturday CLOSED

Woodcroft Library

Sunday 1.00pm - 4.00pm
Monday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Thursday 9.30am - 7.00pm
Friday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Saturday CLOSED

Library Membership

Library membership is free and open to all. You can join by visiting your local library and producing identification with your current address and signature.

Borrowing

You can borrow up to 100 items on your card at any one time, including up to 20 DVDs. You can borrow and return items at any participating ‘OneCard’ library in South Australia.

We ask that you have your membership card with you when borrowing items.

We have a vast range of material in a range of formats. This includes:

Items available for 4 week loan

  • fiction
  • non-fiction
  • large print
  • graphic novels
  • other language material
  • audio books
  • toys and sporting equipment - 2 items

Items available for 2 week loan

  • DVDs
  • CDs
  • magazines - 4 per title

Local Histoy

Renewals

Any item may be renewed once for a further loan period on or before the due date, provided it has not been placed on hold by another borrower. Items can be renewed via the catalogue, by phone or personally at any library branch.

Reservations

Should an item be available at another branch or currently on loan, you can place a hold on the item via the catalogue or by asking at a service desk within the library. When the item becomes available, you will be sent a notification via SMS, email or mail, so please ensure that your contact information is current.

How to place a hold - instructional video

Public PCs

Public PCs are available at all branches. PC access is free.

Most sessions last 55 minutes, although some Fast Track PCs (15-20 minute sessions) are available.

All public PCs:

  • Provide Internet access via Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.
  • Have Microsoft Office 2010 installed.
  • Have USB ports and a CD/DVD burner.

One PC at each branch has an attached scanner.

Library members can reserve and cancel PC sessions at any branch via the Internet. To manage your bookings, click here.

 

Wireless Network

All library branches provide free access to the Internet via a Wireless Networkwireless network.

In order to use the network, you will need a wireless enabled device and you must be a library customer - you use your library card number and PIN to log in.

You may access the network at any time during opening hours but there is a data download limit of 1GB per day.

 

Bookclubs

There are a number of book groups which are conducted in our libraries. Bookclubs

We encourage those who are interested to get together to discuss books they've read as a way of promoting a love of reading and to encourage community use of the library as a shared space.

If you are interested in joining a book club please talk to a staff member at your local library.

Local History

Local History


The Local History Collection is a compilation of resources reflecting the history of the City of Onkaparinga.

The major focus is on printed, published and paper-based material specifically relating to the history of the City of Onkaparinga. Local HistorySome emphasis is also given to the collection of oral histories, photographs and original manuscripts.

The collection is located at the Aldinga, Hub and Noarlunga libraries.

The Local Studies Online website comprises a selection of digitised photographs and oral histories from the Local History Collection.

View the local history website.

Local History


City of Onkaparinga Libraries on History Pin

We are excited to announce the launch of our online History Pin channel.

City of Onkaparinga: Past and Present brings together historical images from our Local Studies Online photographic database with photographs taken in the present day.

Go to our History Pin channel.

Noarlunga Hotel c1914 Old Noarlunga Hotel History PIN Logo

eBooks

Our libraries now offer a large collection of downloadable eBooks and audiobooks including classics, new releases, nonfiction and bestsellers.

To access the eBook and eAudiobook collection you will need:

  • A valid library card
  • Internet access (free WiFi is available at all Onkaparinga libraries)
  • A compatible eBook reader, mobile device or computer (Please note that Kindle e-readers are not currently compatible with the library eBook service)
  • An Adobe ID.

Overdrive Collection

Download the relevant Overdrive app for your device here.

Access Overdrive eBooks & audiobooks

Wheelers Collection

Download the Bluefire Reader App from the Apple or Google Play app stores.

Access Wheelers eBooks

Need help?

Onkaparinga libraries provide free information sessions on Overdrive and Wheelers. For more information about these sessions please book online or contact staff at your local library.