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Who else writes like...? suggests fiction based on authors you like. 

To login to the website, choose 'Login with your library card number'. Enter the prefix COP- then your library card number, for example COP-CL124P1234567D.

eBooks, comics and graphic novels 

Explore the City of Perth Library's vast collection of digital books, comics, graphic novels and audiobooks via our providers listed below. Different providers offer different titles, so browse them all for the full selection. If you're looking for a specific title or author, search the Library catalogue to see all of the formats available in our collection.  


BorrowBox app for iPad/iPhone/Apple TV or Android or Kindle Fire
BorrowBox app for Kindle Fire
BorrowBox tutorial


Hoopla offers thousands of digital titles in a variety of formats, including eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, TV series, magazines and music. Titles can be streamed or downloaded and there is no wait time or holds. City of Perth Library members can borrow six Instant titles per month. Flex titles are currently not available. 

To access, visit the Hoopla website, click the Get Started button at the top of the page, and follow the instructions to set up an account. You will need to enter an email address and password. Choose City of Perth Library and enter your City of Perth Library card number and PIN. 

Hoopla app for iPad/iPhone/Apple TV, Android or Kindle Fire
Hoopla tutorial
Hoopla help

Libby by OverDrive

Access OverDrive

For the best experience with OverDrive download the Libby app.
Libby tutorial
Libby app for Kindle Fire.

* From 1 February 2023, The Economist magazine will no longer be available on Libby by OverDrive. Please head to PressReader to access The Economist.

Magazines and Newspapers


Browse a range of magazines and newspapers available on BorrowBox

Good Reading Online

Good Reading is the home for book lovers. Here you'll find the digital edition of the bestselling magazine for book lovers. You'll discover the best reads with independent book reviews of all the latest books, interviews with authors, extracts, podcasts, recommendations for book clubs, book news and more.

Good Reading Online

Libby by OverDrive

Login to OverDrive to browse popular magazines or search for these magazines in your Libby app.


Browse through thousands of magazines and newspapers from around the world. Publications are available in their original language. Choose from a wide range of subject categories, including history and science, health and fitness, travel and culture and parenting and family. 

PressReader See the tutorial below for login instructions.
PressReader for iPad/iPhone or Android
PressReader tutorial 



The Age Newspaper Archive Digital Editions
The Australian Financial Review Newspaper Archive Digital Editions
The Sydney Morning Herald Newspaper Archive Digital Editions
The West Australian Newspaper Archive Digital Editions*

*Current issue of The West Australian no longer available in digital format
Due to changes in their subscription model, The West Australian online newspaper will no longer be available from the Library via PressReader. Previous digital editions of The West Australian will continue to be available from The West Australian Digital Archive, and the current physical edition will be available to read in the Library.

The Library no longer subscribes to The New York Times International Edition.