Collections and Services

Collections

We have a range of resources in various formats that are free for customers to borrow. These include:

Books (fiction, non-fiction, large print, paperbacks, children & teen)

eBooks, eAudiobooks and digital magazines

Magazines (latest issue not for loan but can be requested)

Audio/Talking Books

CDs (Children's and Teen collection only)

DVDs & Blu-Rays

Graphic novels

Sit, relax and enjoy while you peruse our range of newspapers, including The Advertiser, The Australian, Financial Review and Messenger or the latest issue magazine titles. Our collection of Local History books can also be used in the library.

For more information about any of our collections, please talk to our friendly library staff.

Reader Requests

If you have a suggestion for a title not available at Walkerville contact the library staff or request at library@walkerville.sa.gov.au

Borrowing Limits

You can now borrow up to 100 items per card, which includes:

up to 20 DVDs/Blu-rays

up to 20 CDs (Children's and Teen collection only)

Items available for 4 week loan:

Books (excluding heavily requested titles)

Graphic Novels

Audio/Talking Books

Items available for 2 week loan:

DVDs (max 20)

CDs (max 20) (Children's and Teen collection only)

Blu-Ray Discs (max 20)

Magazines (excluding latest issue)

2 renewals per item permitted as long as the title has not been requested by another borrower. Renewals can be done online (login into My Account), in person at the Library, by email library@walkerville.sa.gov.au or over the phone on 8342 7150.

Services

Joining the Library

Bring in photo identification (drivers licence, passport etc) with your current address and our friendly staff will have you signed up in a matter of minutes. If you are already a member of another consortium library, there is no need to join Walkerville. Simply use your existing card to borrow.

Home Library Service

Available to eligible people residing in the Walkerville Council area, who are unable to visit the library due to disability, ill health or mobility issues. The service operates on the last Tuesday of each month. See Library staff for more details.

Local History

We have a good selection of Local History materials available in the Library. Whilst these are not available for loan they can be perused in the library. Our staff will be happy to assist with any local history query.

Friends of Walkerville Library

Since 1987 The Friends have supported the Library in many ways with new furniture, Children's Book Week, Author visits, Literary events, Book sets for the Book Group, CDs& DVDs, Audio Books and much more. Annual membership fees are Family $10, individual $5, concession card holders $2. Interested? Simply speak to a Library staff member.

 

The SA public library 'one card' network is connecting the systems of more than 130 public libraries across South Australia to let you borrow and return items wherever you go, using your current library card.  Find out more.