Joondalup Library – Local History collection

Opening hours

Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday 9.30am – 12.30pm
Sunday Closed

About

Local History is a dedicated collection located on the lower ground floor of the Joondalup Library. Local History collects, preserves and celebrates the rich local heritage. It contains a variety of resources on the history, development, environment and culture of the Joondalup area. The collection provides researchers with a picture of life in the Joondalup region from Aboriginal times to the present day.

Please see the article on Local History for schools for information about resources for teachers and visits by school groups.

Local History resources

  • Books, reports and unpublished theses
  • Oral histories
  • Maps
  • Ephemera and school memorabilia
  • Annual reports
  • Council documents and minutes
  • Community News articles
  • Stories and suburb history