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Library Services

Use the Internet

Free Wifi when you bring your own device.


Use the library computers

15 minutes $2.00

30 minutes $4.00

1 hour $6.00

Technical help

Need help with your iPad, smartphone, tablet, laptop, eReader or anything else that’s technical? Get digitally literate! Book a FREE 45min one-on-one tech help session where YOU choose the topic. Places are limited, bookings essential. Call 9083 1500 now to secure your free tech help session

Borrow Books, DVDs, Audio Books & eResources

Also Available: eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, CD-roms, Magazines, Graphic Novels, Newspapers, Large Print Books

Item Limits

Adult (18+)                  12 items
Young Adult (13-18)    12 items
Children (0-12)             8 items

Loan Period

You can borrow items for 3 weeks. If your items are not returned or renewed before this time overdue fees will be charged.


There are six ways to renew your books: 

  1. Call us on 9083 1500
  2. Fax us on 9071 5788
  3. Email us at
  4. Visit us at the library and we can renew your items for you.
  5. Renew your books online
  6. Message us on facebook

Overdue Charges

Overdue fees are charged at .60cents per item, per week.

Library Cards

Join the library to borrow up to 12 items for 3 weeks.

I'm a ratepayer

I'm a permanent resident, but dont own a house

I'm just visiting Esperance

Inter-library Loans

The library has access to over 3 million items in Public Libraries all over Western Australia. We can also access items from interstate for research purposes. If we haven't got it we'll try to get it for you.

Children Services

Toddler Time

Under 3s
Wednesdays at 10:30 am.
A special time for mums and bubs to bond, catch up with friends and foster an early love of books.

Story Time

3 to 6 year olds
Thursdays at 10:30am
Come along, read a story, sing some songs & create fantastic crafts. Let your imagination run free.

Better Beginnings (Born to Read)

For babies 7-9 months. Join our quarterley get-togethers involving a Child Health care Nurse, Speech Pathologist and Librarian providing free advice to new parents on the importance of bringing babies and books together.

Creative Programs

Create using Microsoft Office, Microsoft Publisher or Adoble Creative Suite for free! Use them to do websites, graphic design, audio engineering and more. Your imagination has no limit.

Housebound Service Delivery

Have library items delivered to you if you are unable to leave the house due to age or illness.

Give us a call on 9083 1500 to arrange this service.

Fax, Scan, Copy, Print

Fax  $1 per page to send & receive

Scan to USB  50c per page

Copy & Print A4 black & white single sided 60c

                       A4 black & white double sided 80c

                       A4 Part colour single sided $1.10

                       A4 Part colour double sided $2.10

                       A4 Full colour single sided $2.10

                       A3 Black and white single sided 80c

                       A3 Black and white double sided $1.10

                       A3 Colour single side only $4.20

Esperance History

The Esperance Public Library has a collection of local history resources. The library houses Esperance's local newspaper Archive. Hard copies of the Esperance Express may be available from 1991 onwards. Microfilms of the Esperance newspaper may be available dating back to 1895.

We also work closely with the Esperance Museum and the Esperance Family History Society.

For any of your local history requirements visit us at the library and we can point you in the right direction.

Esperance Family History Society

A local community group who share an interest in researching family histories.
Their headquarters is upstairs in the library where all the resources are. There is usually someone in attendance on Wednesdays between 2 and 4pm and at other times by appointment through Glenys Gilpin.
For more information you can contact Mrs Glenys Gilpin on 9071 3293 or email her

Geeky Giftshop

Quirky unique gifts for the book enthusiast.

Contact Us

P: (08) 9083 1500

F: (08) 9071 5788