Welcome to the Hibberd Library

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Weipa’s Hibberd Library is designed to meet the unique needs of the Weipa community. As well as being a place where books are read, borrowed and enjoyed, the library fulfills a wider role in the community. 

Residents and visitors to Weipa are welcome to join the Library and can choose from a collection of titles, spanning popular fiction, classic literature, leisure, lifestyle and personal development.

Titles are available in a variety of formats, including books, large print books, magazines, DVDs, and audiobooks. Language, literature and Bookclub sets can be requested from the State Library. 

Hibberd Library is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government and the State Library of Queensland (SLQ). Available are electronic resources such as ebooks, downloadable audiobooks, information databases and music are all available for Rural Libraries Queensland (RLQ) members via the online catalogue.

Children 12 years and under must be supervised by a parent or carer at all times.

Office services

The Hibberd Library also provides public computers with internet access, as well as printing and scanning facilities. If you have emails to send or word processing to do, you can do it here.

Contact us:

Phone: (07) 4030 9403

Email: library@weipatownauthority.com.au

Public libraries are a partnership between Local Government and the Queensland Government through State Library of Queensland. 

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Opening hours

To help keep everyone safe we are a taking a few extra precautions:

  • Limited computers available
  • Correct change for printing required
  • Sanitise hands upon entry
  • Place returns in the returns slot
  • Wipe down computers after use
  • Use the self service checkout where possible
Opening Hours
Monday 9:00am – 4:30pm
Tuesday 9:00am – 4:30pm
Wednesday  9:00am – 4:30pm
Thursday 9:00am – 4:30pm
Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 12:00pm
Sunday Closed


Rhyme Time & Baby Bounce 

Our Rhyme Time and Baby Bounce sessions aim to foster a love of books as well as teaching important listening and social skills. 

Rhyme Time (up to school age children)

9.30am Wednesdays

Baby Bounce (0-1 year old)

11.00am Thursdays

Please note that these sessions are only run through the school terms.


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