Port Pirie Regional Library Service, Local History Collection, South Australia

Identity area



Authorized form of name

Port Pirie Regional Library Service, Local History Collection, South Australia

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • Port Pirie Public Library


  • Municipal

Contact area


Manager Library Services



Street address

3 Wandearah Road, Port Pirie


Port Pirie


South Australia

Country name

Postal code



08 8632 1649


08 8633 0403


Description area


Geographical and cultural context

The Library collects material relating to the geographical area of the Port Pirie Regional Council.

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

The Port Pirie Regional Library Service is part of the Port Pirie Regional Council.

Records management and collecting policies

Collects records relating to the town of Port Pirie and towns within the Council area, including records about individuals, businesses, organisations etc.


The Library moved in 2010 to a new building built on the old railway platform.


Indexes of birth registrations (South Australia), 1842-1906
Indexes of death registrations (South Australia), 1842-1916
Indexes of marriage registration (South Australia), 1842-1916
Indexes of marriage registrations (South Australia), 1917-1937
Family histories
Town histories.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Brief information can be found in the online library catalogue onecard.network/portpirie

Access area

Opening times

Open Monday 9am-5pm
Tuesday 9am-7pm
Wednesday to Friday 9am-5pm
Sunday 1-5pm.
Closed Saturdays, public holidays and between Christmas and New Year.

Access conditions and requirements

General access and photocopying can be provided during opening times. Assistance with enquiries is available 1-3pm on Fridays or by appointment.


There is a disabled car park. A wheelchair is available from Library reception.

Services area

Research services

The local Family History Group will undertake research for a fee. The group can be contacted through the library and they have a member present on Fridays from 1-3pm.

Reproduction services

Copying services are available for a fee for books and journals to A3 size.

Public areas

The library has free wifi for any South Australian Public Library member.
Free access to internet connected computers (id required).
Coffee machine.
Public toilets.

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised 28 March 2018




Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Industry, Manufacturing and Commerce (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

3 Wandearah Road, Port Pirie
Port Pirie, South Australia 5540