Public Library

The Tennant Creek Public Library is a free service provided by the Barkly Regional Council. Residents and visitors to Tennant Creek are welcome to make use of the library services

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 9am - 12noon & 1pm - 4:30pm
(Closed for Lunch between 12noon and 1pm)
Saturday: 9am-12pm
Sunday: CLOSED
Public Holidays: CLOSED

The library is a central hub for community members and travelers. Visitors can enjoy a relaxing environment to read, catch up on the news, study or bring the kids in for some fun in the playroom.

What can i borrow?
The library contains a variety of audio books, paperback books, CD's & DVD's, just to name a few items.

The library has a loan limit of 15 items for permanent members.

What is required to become a member?
Please speak with our friendly library staff for information on becoming a member of our library.

How long can i loan an item for?
All items can be loaned for up to 7 days. 

Do you have internet access?
*The library currently does not have any public internet access at this time.*
This is being addressed with our tech team. We apologise for the inconvenience.

The library offers internet access to members of the public at the rate of:
30mins = $4.50
60mins = $7.50
You may use one of our computers, or purchase a Wi-Fi Ticket.

Members access is free of charge. 

Where do i find the Library?
We're located at 41 Peko Rd, just off the highway (Paterson St) next to the Council Chambers. Look for the Pyramid Building on Peko Road.


For more information, please contact us on:

Phone: 08 8962 0094 / 08 8962 0092

Fax: 08 8963 3305

Email: library.tennantcreek@barkly.nt.gov.au