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Review of Library Opening Hours

Community engagement has now closed. Comments were submitted from 01/10/2018 to 30/06/2020.

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Revised trading hours for libraries and Wanneroo Museum

At the March Council meeting the City agreed to continue trialling Sunday opening hours at the Wanneroo Library on Sundays.

In response to community feedback the City also agreed to trial Sunday trading at both the Clarkson Library and the Wanneroo Regional Museum.

Sunday opening hours is between 11am and 3pm at all three facilities.  There has also been an adjustment to the Museum closing time on Thursday,  from 5pm to 4pm.

Girrawheen Library has been aligned to the Two Rocks Library, with opening hours on Tuesday evenings changed from 8pm to 5.30pm with opening hours on Saturdays extended from 12 noon to 1pm.

These changes will be trialled for 12-months from 1 July 2019. 

In summary, the revised opening hours of the Libraries and Museum will be as follows:

  • Clarkson: Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri 9am-5.30pm // Thurs 9am-8pm // Sat 9am-5pm // Sun 11am – 3pm
  • Girrawheen: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thurs & Fri 9am-5.30pm // Sat 9am-1pm
  • Wanneroo: Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri 9am-5.30pm // Thurs 9am-8pm // Sat 9am-5pm // Sun 11am – 3pm
  • Yanchep/Two Rocks:  Mon - Fri 9am-5.30pm // Sat 9am-1pm
  • Wanneroo Museum: Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm // Sat 12am – 4pm // Sun 11am – 3pm

The current library and museum hours until 30 June 2019 are also available through theses webpage links:
Library Opening Hours
Wanneroo Museum Opening Hours

The City will continue to review the opening hours of all its libraries and its museum to maximise accessibility and convenience for the community during the 2019/2020 period.

Key Dates

  • Public comment period - NOW CLOSED
  • 1 October to 15 December 2018
  • Date: 15/12/2018
  • Project team review
  • December / January
  • Date: 31/01/2019
  • Report to Council
  • February 2019
  • Date: 28/02/2019
  • Wanneroo Library Sunday trading
  • 7 October to 31 March
  • Date: 31/03/2019
  • Announcement
  • April 2019 - We will keep the community informed of the results of the review and any subsequent amendments to operating hours.
  • Date: 30/04/2019
  • Trial extension
  • 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020 - Sunday Library Trading Hours trial extended to Clarkson Library and the Wanneroo Regional Museum
  • Date: 30/06/2020
  • Council review
  • July 2020
  • Date: 29/05/2019

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