Library Services

Services available at Victor Harbor Public Library

Available for loan

  • Fiction and non fiction books
  • DVDs / Blu-ray discs
  • Compact discs
  • Computer games
  • Magazines
  • Large print books
  • Audio books
  • Books in other languages
  • Language learning kits
  • Jigsaw puzzles
  • eBooks

For use within the library

  • Online catalogue
  • Reference collection
  • Local History collection
  • Oral History Interviews
  • Newspapers
  • Photocopier
  • Board games
  • Internet computers
  • Wireless internet access

Other Services

  • Encounter Rhyme & Storytime 9:45 am - 10:30 am Tuesday and 10:30 am to 11:15 am every Wednesday during school term. Suitable for children aged 0-6 years. The Wednesday session is a repeat of the Tuesday session. Adult supervision required at all times.
  • School Holiday Program is run every school holidays.
  • Young Adult and Primary School Aged Book Clubs run fortnightly, Wednesday 3.45 - 4.30pm, throughout the school term.
  • Family History Help Volunteers from the Encounter Bay Family History Group give one on one help researching your family history. Every Monday, 1 pm - 3 pm. Bookings essential. Call the Library on 8551 0730.
  • Computer training Book into a free small group session on Wednesdays and learn how to use different software programs and learn new tips and tricks. There are also further sessions on Wednesday and Friday afternoons for 1 to 2 people for general tech tutoring (anything from touch devices (eg iphone), to laptops, to general computing).
  • Victor Harbor Chess Club Come and learn or practice you chess skills at the meeting of the Victor Harbor Chess Club. Every Wednesday from 1 pm - 4 pm in the Library. Complete beginners welcome and no booking necessary.
  • Scrabble Club Every Monday in the Library at 1pm there is a friendly, casual scrabble group that meets to enjoy a game or two. Beginners and new players welcome.

Other events are held several times throughout the year. Events are advertised so check out our events page https://vhlibrary.eventbrite.com.au, The Times newspaper, and our library Facebook page. Fliers will also be available from the Circulation Desk.