By 1955, the suburbs of Kwinana were home to over 4,500 people and the local Road Board (the governing body at the time) decided it was time their community had a Library. However only half the amount of money needed to build a library was available, so a public donation drive was needed to raise the rest of the funds. Generous donations from the … Continue reading Kwinana Library Turns 60!
Kwinana Public Library opened in July 1956 in the Pace Road shopping centre. Amazingly, it was to remain at the same address for the next forty years (until July 1996) at which time the impossibility of this small Library to provide for a growing community was clear to all! Finally, in December 1996, a move was made to larger premises at the Kwinana Hub shopping … Continue reading The Library From Pace Road to Darius Wells