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City of Perth Library

The City of Perth Library provides a great selection of books, magazines, newspapers, DVDs and eResources. A perfect place for study, work and contemplation. The Library features a magnificent ceiling artwork and also has bookable meeting rooms, an auditorium, terrace and levels for young adults and families to enjoy.

The City’s library service has been around for 65 years and we continue to evolve to meet the needs of our community. We’re proud to share our newly published Library Strategy 2023-2027.

The City of Perth Library app is undergoing redevelopment and is unavailable at this time. Please login to our library catalogue for all loan and account information or call our friendly staff if you need assistance.

Book Sets

Get some friends together and start your own book club with the Library’s free book sets.

To browse all the titles available click here


Book cover of The Girl in the Pink Dress by Kylie Needham

By Kylie Needham

Told across two time periods, Girl in a Pink Dress is a sharp-eyed and compelling story about love and art, and sacrifice and ambition.

Book cover of The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

By Matt Haig

When Nora Seed finds herself in the Midnight Library, she must answer the ultimate question: what is the best way to live?

Book cover of Secrets My Father Kept by Rachel Givney

By Rachel Givney

A captivating novel about love, sacrifice, secrets and resilience, as the clock inexorably ticks down to a devastating world war.

Book cover of Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead

By Maggie Shipstead

A soaring novel that weaves together the astonishing lives of a 1950s vanished female aviator and the modern-day Hollywood actress who plays her on screen.


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    573 Hay Street

    Perth WA 6000

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    (08) 9461 3500

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    Open Hours

    Mon to Fri: 8am to 6pm
    Sat: 10am to 4pm
    Sun: 12pm to 4pm
    Public holidays: closed


    Library System outage from

    2pm Saturday 24 February to
    2pm Sunday 25 February 2024.


    Loans limited to 5 items per person.

    Placing holds on items unavailable.

    Returns processed after outage.

    Computer use with a guest pass for 1 hour.


    We apologise for any inconvenience.

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