Activ Learning & Discovery Centre

The Activ Learning and Discovery Centre (ALDC) is a unique service that connects people living with disability, their families, carers, therapists and educators with resources and support. The ALDC gives you access to information services through a large collection of specialist books and play-based resources.

The ALDC is located on 71 Jarrah Road in East Victoria Park, and is open Wednesday to Friday, 9.30am - 3.00pm. 

Professional advice and access to play based resources will be available from 9.30am - 12.30pm. 

The centre is also open on the 1st Saturday of each month from 10.00am - 1.00pm.

Future changes to the service

To learn more about the upcoming changes to the ALDC, click on the links below. 

Information for members 


Click here to download a copy of our fees. 

We are a knowledge centre for disability information & play based resources

Activ Library is a major library for disability related information in Western Australia.

  • Everyone is welcome – parents, families, carers, people with a disability and teachers and staff working in the disability field.
  • We have more than 8000 items including books, DVDs, training materials, journals and selected websites.
  • Our collection has a strong focus on intellectual disability and autism, as well as other disabilities, developmental delay and learning difficulties.

We are a meeting place 

Spacious and light, with great facilities, the ALDC  is an ideal place to hold parent get-togethers, meetings and disability related events. Our facilities include:

  • Trained staff to assist
  • Computer and internet access, including free WiFi & access to Ebsco scientific databases
  • Computers with optional features to aid accessibility
  • Photocopying, printing and laminating facilities
  • Software to aid communication, including Boardmaker
  • Comfortable seating and informal meeting areas 
  • Coffee making facilities
  • Audio visual resource viewing area
  • Formal meeting rooms 


ALDC Facebook Page 

ALDC is on Facebook! 'Like' our page to keep up to date with new resources, events and more.


Phone: (08) 9387 0458


To access the ALDC catalogue, click here.