About the Library

Our Library

Katherine Public Library is a free community service, offering memberships to all residents of the Katherine region. Members can borrow books, including Fiction, Non-Fiction, Youth and Junior, Magazines, DVDs, Graphic novels and Spoken Word.

The Library includes a Katherine collection, which is an exclusive collection of books and other items about the Katherine Region, including local Authors. Members also have free access to a range of online resources such as eBooks, audiobooks and digital magazines, through the Borrow Box (available through the Apple Store and Google Play).

Temporary Memberships are available for patrons that are visiting Katherine.

Opening Hours 

Monday Closed
Tuesday- Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 9.00am - 12.00pm
Sunday Closed
Closed Public Holidays


Get online via the Library’s public computers or log into our free Wi-Fi. Katherine Public Library provides members with 1-hour free usage of public computers. If you prefer to use your own device, you can use the free unlimited Wi-Fi within the premises.

The Library also offers services including; photocopy, scan, print, laminating and binding, at a charge.

Children’s and Youth Programs

Katherine Public Library provides early year’s programs for children, including Wriggle and Rhyme (0-12months), Toddler Rhyme Time (1-3years) and Storytime (3-5 years). Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) is a program aimed at youth aged 13 and above. D&D is a ’high magic’ fantasy game and story-telling experience played, out by a small group of people. Book Warriors is our library book club for children of primary school age, speak to our Programs Coordinator to sign up receive monthly newsletters and engage in lots of fun group activities. Throughout the year, the Library provides school holiday programs, during term breaks. For more information on programs, please speak to the staff.

Tuesday – Toddler Rhyme Time 9.30-10.00am

Wednesday – Storytime 10.00-11.00am

Thursday – Wriggle & Rhyme 10.30-11.00am

Dungeons & Dragons – Fridays 3.00-4.30pm during school terms

Katherine Public Library is a service provided by Katherine Town Council with assistance from the Northern Territory Government.

Library Catalogue

Library By-Laws and Policies