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.

Library membership is FREE for Shark Bay Residents and WA Public Library Members

  • 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 who are not a member of a WA Public Library are welcome to join the Library - a $50.00 bond applies which is refunded on the return of all items.

To join, please complete the Library Form and bring in to the Shire office with your required ID.

Required ID for Shark Bay Residents:Shark Bay Library

  • Photo ID such as a driver's licence showing proof of your current residential address.  If your address is not current on your ID, you may provide a utilities account, rates account or rental agreement as proof or residency.
  • Secondary ID such as a Medicare card, bank card or concession card.

Required ID for visitors from other WA Public Libraries:

  • Photo ID such as a driver’s licence showing proof of your current residential address in WA. 
  • WA Public Library Membership Card (home library).

Required ID for Interstate and International Visitors ($50 bond applies):

  • Photo ID such as Passport or Driver's Licence.
  • Second contact person not living at same address, located anywhere within Australia

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 
  • Shark Bay - books, articles and reference items

New items arrive each month so if you haven't been in recently, come see what's new in your Library.