The Astronomical Society of South Australia has compiled an extensive collection of Astronomy books and magazines in its 100+ year history. In fact each year the Society funds the purchase of new books to add to its collection.

The ASSA Library maintains a presence in both Adelaide and Whyalla. The Adelaide library physically located in a room adjacent to the General Meeting venue and is open from 7 to 8pm on the nights of general meetings. Members are welcome to browse through the books, magazines and newsletters on display and to borrow the books. If you're a Whyalla resident and would like to find out about your local ASSA library, the acting librarian, Chris Thompson, can be contacted on (08) 8645 0072.

Susan Baker, the ASSA librarian, maintains lists of all the books sorted by author, title, and the Dewey Decimal Classification system.