Call the CouncilMenu

Naracoorte Public Library

Naracoorte Public Library

165 Smith Street, Naracoorte SA 5271
Phone: (08) 8762 2338
Fax: (08) 8762 4209


Click here to view the online library catalogue.


Library Cards


The Naracoorte Public Library is part of the One Card system. 

This means your Library card allows you to borrow items in the Library as well as borrowing books, DVDs, CDs and magazines from across South Australia.  Click the link above to view the online library catalogue.

You can simply go online and reserve items from any library in South Australia, read newspapers online and access other online resources. 

To join the Library bring identification of your name and address.  Membership is also available for temporary borrowers with a $30.00 fee refundable on return of items.


Your Tutor


Online homework help is available free to people with a Naracoorte Public Library or Lucindale Community Library card.  There are no appointments necessary simply click on the ‘yourtutor’ button and login using your library card. 

Yourtutor is an online tutoring service offering just-in-time homework and study help to students in years 4 – 12, in English, maths, science, research and study skills.  The ‘yourtutor’ service is open from 3pm – 10pm, Sunday to Friday.  Students can connect online using their library card from home or at the library, and get help with their homework questions.  If you do not have a card or have an old card you will need to visit the Naracoorte Public Library or the Lucindale Community Library.

The service provides students with expert one-to-one guidance. It is easy and quick to connect, and the tutors are all specialists in their subject areas.  For homework help click the Your Tutor logo.



Loan Period


DVDs may be borrowed for one week only. Magazines and compact discs may be borrowed for two weeks. All other items have a four week loan period which may be extended once. When the Library is closed items may be returned through the book chute.


Interlibrary Loans


If the Naracoorte Library, or any of the participating libraries in the network, does not have the books that you require then they can be ordered through the statewide network, PLAIN. The State Library is also used for reference queries and newspaper articles etc.




Internet access is free and available to the public, there are three computer terminals and bookings are required. People under 18 years require a consent form signed by parent/guardian to access the computers. The computers may also be used for word processing, excel spreadsheets, scanning  etc.

Seniors may use the two Broadband for Seniors computers. Training is offered by volunteers and an online tutorial.




The Library has a colour photocopier and scanner for public use at very reasonable prices.


International Papers and Foreign Language Papers available Here


PressDisplay provides instant online access to today's newspapers from around the world in full-colour, full-page format. Read a newspaper in your own language with over 1,000 titles to choose from.  Click here to access the papers.


Births, Deaths and Marriages Registrars


These are available on microfiche for researching family history in the Robe District (which includes the Naracoorte and Lucindale ares).

  • Births 1875 -1923 plus indexes only to 1950.
  • Deaths 1875 - 1969 plus indexes only to 1973.
  • Marriages 1856 – 1939 plus indexes only to 1973.


Naracoorte Herald


The Naracoorte Herald is available on microfilm from December 1875 - 1946 and 1948 - 2000. Hard copies are available onsite from 1999 onwards.


Book Sales


Periodically items will be available to purchase at reasonable prices.


School Holiday Activities and other Events


A storytelling and craft session is usually held twice during the school holidays.  The same theme will be conducted during the two sessions.  Recommended for children 5-9 years.  Please book. 

Story telling and rhymes for 0-5 years olds is held on Wednesday at 2.00pm during school terms.

Other library events are held during the year.  You can keep up to date with activities at the library via the quarterly newsletter or on the event calendar.  


A Brief History


The Naracoorte Public Library was opened on the 20th October, 1978 with a small stock of 8,500 items. The Library was also the Tourist Office from 1978 until its move to the Visitor Information Centre.

From 1981 - 1988, the Library was a joint use library with Naracoorte TAFE, many TAFE books still remain in the Library.

In 1984, the Naracoorte Toy Library Committee set up a lending library for toys, 2010 this service has since moved to the Naracoorte South Primary School.



Opening Hours

Monday 09:00AM - 05:30PM
Tuesday 09:00AM - 05:30PM
Wednesday 09:00AM - 05:30PM
Thursday 09:00AM - 08:00PM
Friday 09:00AM - 05:30PM
Saturday 08:30AM - 12:00PM
Sunday Closed

The library is closed on Public Holidays