The Library is now open, however, social distancing rules still apply and please note that only 10 patrons may be in the library at one time.


Peterborough School and Community Library

Queen Street, Peterborough SA 5422

Phone: 8651 2523 Fax: 8651 3315


Opening Hours :

Monday to Friday:  9.00 am to 4.00 pm

Saturday:  9.00 am to 12 noon

Closed from 12 pm to 1 pm during school holidays


  • Large print books
  • Compact Discs & DVDs
  • Reservation and inter-library loan service
  • Toddlers Toy box
  • Holiday activities
  • Books for all ages
  • Free Internet access
  • Computer facilities
  • Magazines and newspapers
  • Audio books
  • Local History & Reference collections

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Loan Periods:

4 WEEKS:  Books, inter-library loans, magazines & audio books.

2 WEEKS:  Compact Discs


NOTE - Books can be extended for a further 4 weeks, unless they have been reserved by another borrower.

Loan Limits:

Compact Discs, DVDs - 3 per  family

There is a loan limit of 10 items per borrower (including CDs and DVDs)

One Card

The Peterborough School and community Library has changed over to a new public library management system.

What does this mean for you?

They are part of the new State "One Card Network" which means that you the customer will have access to all books and resources that are available for loan throughout the public libraries network in South Australia.  The library "One Card" which is available for Peterborough patrons can be used throughout the State, and interlibrary loans can be ordered by you or on your behalf via the internet, from anywhere in the State and delivered to the library for you to pick up and return.

Card use at other libraries:

You can use your Peterborough "One Card" at any public library in South Australia, ie, if you are on holidays you can borrow with your card from any library you visit and return the item here at home for Peterborough library to return.

eBooks and audiobooks:

The "One Card" network also enables you free access to eBooks and audiobooks.  Please visit the library for more specific details.  (Unfortunately kindle devices are not compatible with this network but most other devices may be used).