Resources We Offer

Book & Serial Collections

The Book and Serial Collection focuses on theology, liturgy and religious education with emphasis on areas such as scriptural studies, spirituality, faith formation and development, parish ministry, pastoral studies, personal development and life Issues, family and parenting, social justice, education, teaching, leadership and management.

There are also specialised collections including Teachers' and Catechists' resources, Aboriginal issues, audio books, fiction and inspirational literature and rare and old books. In addition, there is a well sourced reference collection.

Ebooks

The electronic book collection covers topics ranging from religion to education. Members of the library can request an account by clicking on the Catholic Library of Western Australia’s EBL website and clicking on the 'Request new account' link, then complete and submit the form online (click to read instructions). Once approved, members will be able to browse a selection of ebooks to download or read online.

Audiovisual Collection

This is comprised of more than 4,000 resources available for schools, parishes and individuals. This collection includes audio books, videos, DVDs, CDs, music bags, photo language and picture card sets as well as e-resources.

DVD Collection

This covers both fiction and non fiction, with age levels ranging from Pre-Primary to adult. Fiction resources include feature films, animated movies and popular series.

Non fiction resources include scriptural studies, reception of the sacraments, moral and values, faith formation and development, church and Christian history, comparative religions and biographies.

In addition, there are resources addressing social justice, political, economic and environmental issues such as poverty, hunger, pollution, racism, reconciliation, stolen generation, refugees, treatment of women, war, terrorism and third world issues.

Music Collection

This is divided into categories and includes chants, children, classical, instrumental, liturgical music/seasons, praise and worship, meditative, wedding and youth. Within the collection we have music bags comprising a CD and music book.  We also have individual CDs.

eResources

Includes CD ROMs and subscriptions to full text databases in religion and education, which all Library members can access at the library or remotely. Please contact the Library if you require more information.