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 and community. Following government recommendations our Coordinator Library and Resource Centre will be working from home until further notice.

Some services will be available during working hours: Monday – Wednesday, 9:00am – 4:30pm.

To contact the Library and Resource Centre:

Please expect delays as we respond to changes relating to COVID-19.

Thank you for your understanding and support.


SHINE SA Library

The Library at Woodville has a unique collection of medical, social and educational books and journals on sexual health.

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

  • Aboriginal sexual health issues
  • adolescent sexual health and 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


Membership is free for South Australians. People from rural areas of South Australia may contact the SHINE SA Library by phone on 1800 188 171 (toll free) or email to join.

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8.30am – 4.30pm. Closed 1.00 – 1.30pm for lunch
  • If you have special research needs it’s best to make an appointment with the Librarian.

Conditions for borrowing books and audiovisual items include:

  • loan period of 2 weeks (rural areas 4 weeks)
  • extensions of loans by phone or email before the due date
  • materials may be returned to any SHINE SA location during opening hours

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


Copyright SHINE SA © 2020 All Rights Reserved.