Library Book Shelves

The Shark Bay Public Library is located at the Shire office (65 Knight Tce, Denham) and is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Joining The Library 

All community members can join the Shark Bay Library. If you are 16 years or younger, a parent or guardian signature is required.

Please Note: To qualify for library membership, proof of address must be sighted by library staff.

Library membership is FREE for Shark Bay Residents!

  • The maximum items allowed to be borrowed for each member is 6 (Visitors = 4 items)
  • The maximum items allowed to be borrowed by a family is 10
  • The loan period is three weeks
  • Items can be renewed by telephoning the Library on 08 9948 1218 

Visitors to Shark Bay can join for $50.00 which is refunded on the return of all items.

To join, please complete the Library Form available here and bring in to the Shire office with your proof of address, or simply pop by the Library to complete the form.

What is available at the Library?

  • Fiction and non-fiction books
  • Junior and young adult collections
  • Audio-books
  • DVDs including movies and TV series
  • Large print books 
  • Reference material 
  • Local history collection

Request For Inter Library Loans

The Shark Bay Library offers an inter-library loan system where items can be ordered from other public libraries in Western Australia including the State Library of Western Australia in Perth.    Email: or visit the Library to request a inter-library loan.

For the State's (WA) catalogue, please visit this link