Joining and Borrowing


Joining the Library

Library membership is free to anyone who lives in the Bulloo Shire Council area.

To join the library, simply visit the library and provide proof of residential address.

Children under 16 years must be joined by a parent or guardian who must show proof of current address.

Visitor Membership

Visitors and temporary residents are welcome to join the library as temporary members.

Borrowing from the Library

All new members receive a library card. The library card enables members to borrow books and items from library.  Library cards must be shown each time an item is borrowed.

Members can borrow up to 8 items at a time for 3 weeks (21 days).

Items can be renewed once, as long as the item has not been reserved. Members can renew their items in person.

Reservations can be placed on items that are not currently available. To place a reservation, ask the librarian to help. Members can have up to 8 items reserved at any one time.

The library also offers interlibrary loans for items that are not part of the normal selection.

Returning Items

The library has an after hours access chute which can be used by members 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Overdue Fees and Other Charges

Membership to Council's library is free, however some fees may be added for additional services required.

Other Services

  • Photocopying and printing - available for a fee
  • Binding - available for a fee
  • Laminating - available for a fee
  • Reservations - free
  • Interlibrary loans from reciprocal borrowing libraries - free


Our two public access computers each have Microsoft Office and Internet facilities with content filtering. Charges apply for usage.

One comuputer offers free access to information services over the internet to residents of the shire. Bookings can be made by contacting the Librarian.

Email Notices

Now you can receive your reminders, overdue and reservation notices via email!

The library service now offers customers with a valid email account the option to switch from paper to email notifications. To make the change simply contact the Librarian.

Important: Please contact the library if you change email addresses to ensure you continue to receive Library notices.