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Library & Resource Centre

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The library is temporarily closed to visitors. Items can be requested via our contact form and postage or collection from reception arranged. Library memberships and renewals can also be processed remotely.

The library has a large collection of resources suitable for professionals, students and the general public. Resources include books, journals and DVDs covering all areas of sexual and reproductive health.

Some of the subject areas include:

  • Contraception
  • Conception, pregnancy and birth
  • Women’s and men’s health
  • Sexuality and disability
  • Multicultural health
  • Aboriginal health
  • Ethical, philosophical and religious aspects
  • Gender and sex roles
  • LGBTIQA+
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Sex education for parents, teachers, and children

We are moving our catalogue to a new system, and online access is currently unavailable, we apologise for the inconvenience. To enquire about available library items you can contact the Library & Resource Centre via our contact form.

A selection of books and teaching materials in the library are also for sale, please visit our Shop page for more information.

By appointment only Monday-Friday, please use our contact form to request an appointment.

If you require assistance locating material on a particular subject, please use our contact form in the first instance and a staff member will let you know what resources are available should you wish to visit to join or borrow any items.

There is no charge to access information in the library, but you will need to join the library if you want to borrow items.

To join the library it costs $5 per annum for individuals.

Organisations, such as schools, can join the library for $15 per annum and are entitled to hold three library cards.

Payment can be made by in person (card/cash), or over the phone (credit card).

Membership forms are available to download at the links below:

Individual | Organisation

Members are welcome to borrow up to 4 items (books or DVDs) at a time, for a 3 week period.

Postal loans and extended loan periods/renewals can be arranged on request.

What can I hire?

  • Contraceptive kit
  • Contraception Essentials Flipchart
  • Magno-mate Reproductive Kit
  • Magno-mate Extension Pack
  • The Condom Game and other card sets, such as the Bears, Stones have Feelings Too, and Picture This
  • Condom demonstrators (Please note: each Contraceptive Kit contains one condom demonstrator, additional demonstrators can be provided, subject to availability.)

 

How much does it cost to hire items?

For kits the cost is $13.20 per kit, per week (including GST)

For card sets (such as the Condom Game) the cost is $5.50 per set, per week (including GST)

For condom demonstrators the cost is $1.10 per item, per week (including GST)

 

Do I need to joint the library?

You do not need to be a library member to hire resources, only if you wish to also borrow books and/or DVDs from the library collection.

 

How do I book a hire?

To request a resource for hire, please download and complete the Hire Booking Form.

Please note: The RELATE program is now owned by the WA Department of Health, and can be found on their Growing & Developing Healthy Relationships website.

Queries about the program should be directed to [email protected]