Membership and Services

Online Library Catalogue - How to login to My Account

Access our Marion Library Online Catalogue here

  • Click Log In or My Account in the top right hand corner of the Marion Library Catalogue.
  • In the field Username enter your member number.
    (underneath the barcode of your Marion Library card X0. . . )
  • In the field Password enter your date of birth in the following 8 digit format e.g: 15031967.
  • Logging into My Account will enable you to change your password, check and adjust personal information, holds, fines and borrowed items.

Services and facilities

The Marion Library Service provides an extensive range of services and facilities as well as community information for your convenience.

These include:

Personal computers, scanning and internet
Pre-booking is required to secure a time. Visit the Computer Services page for further details.

Wireless facility
Please bring your computer or device and login using your library card.

Secure document bin
Available at the Park Holme Library and Cove Civic Centre. 

Storytime for pre-schoolers
Weekly during the school term. No need to book, just come along. Visit the What's On for Kids page for further details.

Baby Bounce 0 - 2
Weekly during the school term. No need to book, just come along. Visit the What's On for Kids page for further details.

Children's activities
During school holidays and special occasions. Visit the What's On for Kids page for further details.

Adult programs
A wide range of programs including author events, book discussion groups and specialist programs including digital literacy. Visit the What's On for Adults page for further details.

Toy Library
Wide range of toys, games, located at the Park Holme Library and Cove Civic Centre. An annual membership fee applies. Enquire online or with your library for fee structure. Visit the Toy Library page further details.

Online newsletter
Updates on programs, collections, events and much more. Sign up for Marion Library Loop e-newsletter.  

Library @ Home
For residents with limited mobility living in the Marion Council area, a Library @ Home delivery service is available. Please contact the Park Holme Library for more information on (08) 8375 6745.


Collections available


Justice of the Peace (JP) service

A JP is available at:

Cove Civic Centre

  • Monday: 2pm - 4pm
  • Tuesday: 5pm - 6pm (fortnightly - call 8375 6755 for dates. This service is currently unavailable and will resume on Tuesday 6 February)
  • Thursday: 5pm - 6pm

Cultural Centre Library

  • Saturday: 10am - 12pm (fortnightly on the following dates: April 14 & 28, May 12 & 26, June 9 & 23)

Park Holme Library

  • Wednesday: 6pm - 6:30pm (last session for 2017 is 13/12. Service will resume on Wednesday 10 January)
  • Thursday: 2pm - 4pm (last session for 2017 is 14/12. Service will resume on Thursday 11 January)

JPs are also available at the Marion Council office during the week.

Visit the JP page or pick up a flyer at any branch, which contains local JP contact information for the Marion Council area.


Tax help

Make a booking to receive free help with your tax return from a Tax Help volunteer during August to October.

  • Are your tax affairs simple?
  • Do you earn $60,000 or less?

You could be eligible.

To find out more contact Marion Library Service on 8375 6785.


Library membership

As a member of the Marion Library you are a member of the 'One Card' network and can borrow and return within any participating 'One Card' Library.

Borrow 100 items on your card including 20 DVDs from any of the following: books, DVDs, CDs, Nintendo DS games, audio books, magazines. 

Toys may be borrowed for an annual fee. Visit the Toy Library page further details.

Your membership includes access to computer services (including wireless).


Join the library

Becoming a City of Marion Library member is easy and it’s free. Anybody of any age is welcome to join the City of Marion Library Service. If you are under 18 years of age you will require a guarantor (someone over the age of 18).

To join the library you need to:

  • Show personal identification with your current address.
  • Bring in a parent or guardian if you are under 18 years of age.
  • Agree to comply with library policies and regulations.

Join the library online here

For all new memberships, please bring along proof of ID and proof of residential address:

Photo ID

  • Driver’s licence
  • Passport
  • Student card
  • Proof of age card

ID of your residential address

  • Centrelink/Health care cards
  • Utility bills (e.g. phone, electricity, water, gas by recognised provider)
  • Council rates notice
  • Bank statement
  • Residential Tenancy agreement

If you do not have photo ID then you will be asked for two forms of signature ID, which can include:

  • Centrelink card
  • Bank cards
  • Medicare cards
  • Seniors cards
  • Birth certificate extracts

At the time of becoming a member, you will be issued with a borrower's card for you to present when borrowing items.
You may borrow and return items at any branch of the Marion Library Service (including after hours returns chutes).

In the event that you lose your card, please inform the library and another card will be issued to you for a fee of $1.10.



If you are visiting the state and would like to use the library on your travels, bring in some photo ID and as a visitor member you can borrow up to 5 items.



You are able to renew items online, over the phone, via our self-check loan stations or in person at any branch of the Marion Library Service. In the instance that a borrower has reserved the item, a renewal is not possible.



Items may be placed on hold by phone or in person at any Marion Library branch, or by accessing our Marion Library Online Catalogue.

You are able to place 30 items on hold with any library card.

We will notify you via SMS, email (if you have requested either of these options) or by letter when your hold becomes available.


Useful Marion Library Service information

Cultural Centre Library
287 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park SA 5046
Google Map
Phone: 8375 6785
Cove Civic Centre 
1 Ragamuffin Drive, Hallett Cove SA 5158
Google Map
Phone: 8375 6755
Park Holme Library 
1 Duncan Avenue, Park Holme SA 5043
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Phone: 8375 6745

Sign up to our library email newsletters

The Marion Library eNewsletter aims to keep you updated with library news, events and more!

The Little Library Monsters Online Newsletter provides information about all our upcoming children's programs and events.