Library and Resource Centre

The SHINE SA Library & Resource Centre is a key provider of relationship and sexual health information in South Australia.

We are committed to providing information and resources to the South Australian community and beyond. Our Library has a unique collection of medical, social and educational books and journals on relationships and sexual health. The Library is available for residents of South Australia and is free to join.

SHINE SA’s Library is open from Monday-Thursday, 9:00am until 2:15pm.

SHINE SA also produces a range of resources including leaflets, booklets, cards, Fact Sheets, manuals and posters which can be found on our Online Shop.

SHINE SA Resource Centre

SHINE SA’s Resource Centre has a large range of sexual and relationship wellbeing resources in its catalogues. To borrow items from the Resource Centre, your organisation must be a member.

Resource Centre Membership

Resource Centre membership is by organisation and costs $120 per year. Members must be based in South Australia. To become a member or renew your membership fill in the Resource Centre Membership Form.

Resource Centre Membership Form

View our catalogues

The following catalogues are available in PDF format to download:

Teaching Resources Catalogue
DVD Catalogue

Booking resources

Once you have selected the resources you want to borrow, fill out the Resources Booking Form below. If you have trouble with the online form, please contact us on the details at the bottom of the page.

You must fill in the Despatch and Return Date fields in the form below. Bookings must be submitted at least 7 working days prior to the date you require them and can be accepted up to 6 months in advance. Please also allow 5 days for items to be returned. If resources are not returned by the Return Date your organisation may be charged a late fee and/or borrowing rights may be suspended.
Booking Form

SHINE SA Library

Our Library at SHINE SA Woodville has a unique collection of medical, social, and educational books and journals on sexual health and relationship wellbeing.

The Library contains information on a wide range of subjects including:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sexual health
  • Adolescent sexual healthand relationships 
  • Contraception 
  • Disability and sexuality 
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues 
  • Men’s health 
  • Multicultural issues 
  • Sexual assault and child sexual abuse 
  • Sex education 
  • Sexually transmitted infections 
  • Women’s health 

 

COVID-19 Update

SHINE SA continues to monitor developments relating to COVID-19. Our priority is, as always, the health and wellbeing of our staff, clients, clients and community.

Face-to-face services are currently unavailable, and our librarian is working from home where possible.  

For library assistance, please get in touch via email at shinesalibrary@shinesa.org.au, or call 8300 5321 to discuss your requirements with our librarian. 

There may be delays as we respond to changes relating to COVID-19.

Thank you for your understanding and support.

Library Information

Membership is free for South Australians. Complete the following form to apply.

Library Membership Application Form

People from rural and regional areas of South Australia may contact the SHINE SA Library by phone on 1800 188 171 (toll free) or email shinesalibrary@shinesa.org.au to join.

Library services are available Monday to Thursday, 9:00 am to 2:15 pm.

At present, services are offered via email or phone.

 

Conditions for borrowing books and audiovisual items include:

  • A loan period of 2 weeks (4 weeks for non-metropolitan users)
  • Extensions of loans by phone or email before the due date
  • Loans may be returned to SHINE SA at Woodville or Hyde Street during opening hours

People from non-metropolitan areas of South Australia may have books sent directly to their home address. They will be responsible for the cost of returning their loan item by post.

Contact the Library and Resource Centre

Email us: shinesalibrary@shinesa.org.au

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