Opening Times:

During School term -

Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 4.00pm

Fridays 8.30am - 4.00pm

 During School Holidays:

Tuesday - Thursday 8.30am - 4.00pm

Closed Monday, Friday, weekends and public holidays


The Library often has a number of community events running throughout the year, some of which are listed below. Please contact the library for more information.


Toddler Storytime - Parents and caregivers are welcome to bring children into the Library for craft, songs and a story. Storytime operates during the school term only. 


Bookclub - The Library also offers a bookclub for community members. There are regular meetings each month and these run in conjunction with a private Facebook page for members who are unable to get to meetings.


Writers' Group- The EP Creative Writers' Group meet monthly at the Library.  Writers of different experiences, ages and talents come together and share their work. New members always welcome.


Facilities - The Library is apart of the One Card Network with SA Public Libraries, which means members of any Public Library in  South Australian are able to borrow and return to any Library in the state.

We offer Wi-Fi, internet, photocopy and fax facilities as well as tea & coffee. Photocopying and printing has a small charge.

Our collection includes a variety of childrens and adult books, as well as magazines, Dvd's, audio books and music CD's. We also have the daily newspaper.

42 Story Road, COWELL  SA  5602

Ph/Fax: 8629 2320



Cowell is situated on Franklin Harbour approximately halfway between Port Augusta and Port Lincoln, it is an ideal place for visitors to break a long journey or to take a holiday and enjoy the pleasant climate and relaxed life style. One of the safest and best fishing areas in South Australia, Franklin Harbour is a land-locked bay with a narrow entrance through which boats have access to the harbour's calm waters.

Council Office

6 Main Street


Monday to Friday

9.00am - 5.00pm

Closed Public Holidays

PO Box 71


Visitor Information Centre

The Franklin Harbour Institute

8 Main Street



After Hours Emergency Contact: 0428 292 019 (not monitored during office hours)