Loan period and item limits
|Item ||Loan period ||Item limit |
|Books ||4 weeks || |
|Quick Reads ||2 weeks || |
|Audio books ||4 weeks ||5 |
|CDs ||2 weeks ||20 |
|DVDs ||2 weeks ||20 |
|Wii games ||2 weeks ||2 |
|Toys ||2 weeks ||4 |
|Independent Living collection ||2 weeks ||2 |
|Magazines ||2 weeks ||20 |
|Popular title: books ||2 weeks || |
|Popular titles: audio books (non digital) ||2 weeks || |
|Popular titles: DVDs/ BluRays ||1 week || |
Loan periods for all items, excluding toys and Quick Reads, can be extended twice except where someone else has reserved the items. Toys can be extended once. Quick Reads cannot be extended.
Extending your loans online
Items can only be extended online up to the day before the due date. To access your account you need to know your library barcode number and PIN.
Log in to My Account on the Library web catalogue to extend your loans online.
Extending your loans by phone or in person
Contact us on 8416 6228 or drop into the Hamra Centre Library or Mobile Library and we will extend your loans for you.
You can reserve up to 30 items at any one time.
We will contact you by email, SMS or mail when the items are ready for collection.
Reserve a library item online or ask at the library.
Search all libraries for your item
The One Card Network covers stock from all SA public libraries. When searching online, please ensure you are searching across all libraries (not just your local library).
To request an inter-library loan from the State Library of South Australia (or an interstate library) contact the library on 8416 6228.
Returning library items
You can return library items to:
Contact us on 8416 6228.
After hours chute
Use the after hours chute to return library items night or day.
The chute is located at the back of the Hamra Centre Library near the car park.
To open the after hours chute hold a library item up to the chute front (where the instructions are) and then pull open the chute. Multiple items may be returned at the same time.