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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.

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 Mother by Jane Caro

By Jane Caro

A gripping thriller about a young family in danger from a toxic relationship and Miriam Duffy, the mother and grandmother, who will do anything to save them.

Book cover The Shepherd’s Hut by Tim Winton

By Tim Winton

Running away from a life stripped to nothing, Jaxie Clackton faces a journey only a dreamer or a fugitive would attempt.

Book cover The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo

By Yangsze Choo

A dazzling, propulsive novel portraying the intimate coming-of-age of a child and a young woman, each searching for their place in a society that would rather they stay invisible.

Book cover of How to Shame the Devil by Ros Thomas

By Ros Thomas

Art Lambkin is newly confined to a nursing home and terrified of being erased from the outside world. Determined to remain relevant, he engages in a correspondent’s war.


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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  


    The Library will be closed on Monday 5 June 2023 for the Western Australia Day Public Holiday.

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