Library News

For the latest Library news and upcoming events see below:



The libraries of the Shire of Harvey are excited to announce the launch of its brand new, exciting and colourful online catalogue named Enterprise.

With the ability to log in from home library members can access their library account to view the items on loan, renew items, search the catalogue, reserve items and check out the events happening at the libraries.

With access to 23 libraries in the South West, library members have a large range of items and resources at their fingertips. All you need is your library card number and pin (please ask staff for your unique pin) to access the full site and what it provides.

For a detailed, fully instructional handout please click the link  Enterprise instructions

For more information, problems or questions please call your local library on Australind – 9797 4590, Harvey – 97290390, Yarloop – 97335420 and Binningup – 97202930





Shire of Harvey Libraries and 10 other local government are happy to announce a new, sharing Library Management System, which will give library members access to a larger supply of resources.  The One Library network is the first of its kind in Wes

tern Australia, connecting 23 Libraries over the South West; giving greater access to the community.

For more information on One Library please click on the link below to view our detailed brouchure. Information is also available at the Australind, Harvey, Binningup and Yarloop libraries One Library brochure






11th April 2017

Ever wondered what happens during the course of the day in a modern public library? Do library staff sit and read books all day, whilst occasionally stamping out loans to quiet old ladies or finding esotreic pieces of information in dusty encyclopedias? Are public libraries hall of silence and contemplation, with students engrossed in massive tomes, and stafF with their fingers to their lips saying ‘shhh’?


No. Modern libraries are busy and bustling, offering a wide range of services to a wide range of community members. There are noisy rhyme times and story times with large goups of babies and toddlers with their carers, singing and playing. There are serious groups of adults trying to make headway with learning computers, or dowloading visa information, or attempting to apply online for employment. Later in the day there are hordes of school students, needing homework help or computer facilities – or using the the library as a place to hang out and meet friends. Younger students may come to use the Lego or browse the bookshelves or use apps on the ipad. And shortly before closing time, there are tired workers, looking for something light to read or watch at the end of their busy days. Library staff find time for all these groups, and library facilities are available free for their use.

If you haven’t been to a library for a while, come on down. Our ‘new improved’ region-wide system starts today.

Ruth Campbell-Hicks

Principal Librarian