City of Perth Library
In line with WA Government advice, the City of Perth Library and History Centre is open. Please note you will be required to sign in on entry and exercise good personal hygiene. Please do not visit the Library if you are unwell, and get tested if you have any symptoms of COVID-19. Please see the WA Government website for latest details of restrictions and requirements.
City of Perth Library snapshot
The City of Perth Library is located at 573 Hay St, near the Perth Town Hall. The Library is also accessible from St Georges Terrace via the Cathedral Square precinct. Conveniently located in the heart of the City, the Library is used by residents, city workers, students, tourists, visitors and shoppers. The Library covers 3,500 square metres and is revealed over seven levels. Visitors can explore the ceiling artwork, cafe, outdoor terrace and floors for young adults and children. The Library offers fiction and non-fiction book collections, DVDs, magazines, newspapers and a host of online resources. Escape the rush and enjoy the City of Perth Library’s inviting spaces for reading, relaxing, study and play.
We've got a great range of online resources to entertain and educate.
Visit our eResources to see what's available.
Read your favourite newspapers and magazines online.
In the eNewspapers and eMagazines section on our eResources page.
Read books and listen to audiobooks online.
In the eBooks and eAudiobooks section on our eResources page.
Access easy to find, trusted information.
In the Encyclopedias and reference section on our eResources page.
Stream hundreds of great movies.
In the Films section on our eResources page.
573 Hay Street
Perth WA 6000
Mon to Fri: 8am to 6pm
Sat: 10am to 4pm
Sun: 12pm to 4pm
Public holidays: closed
Sun 24 Oct: 11am to 4pm
Christmas & New Year Hours
Fri 3 Dec: 8am to 2.30pm
Fri 24 Dec: 8am to 5pm
Sat 25 Dec: closed
Sun 26 Dec: closed
Mon 27 Dec: closed
Tue 28 Dec: closed
Wed 29 Dec: 8am to 6pm
Thu 30 Dec: 8am to 6pm
Fri 31 Dec: 8am to 5pm
Sat 1 Jan: closed
Sun 2 Jan: 12pm to 4pm
Mon 3 Jan: closed
Tue 4 Jan: 8am to 6pm