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City of Perth Library

City of Perth Library

In line with WA Government advice, the City of Perth Library is open. Please note you will be required to sign in on entry. Capacity restrictions and social distancing requirements are also in place. Please see the WA Government website for details. From Saturday 8 May 2021 you will no longer be required to wear a mask for the duration of your visit. 

Library computers and printing, scanning and copying will be unavailable on Wednesday 19 May 2021
Due to an urgent server upgrade all Library computers, printing, copying and scanning facilities will be unavailable from 8am to 6pm on Wednesday 19 May 2021. These facilities are expected to be available again from 8am on Thursday 20 May 2021. The Library apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.

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.


Explore Now

We've got a great range of online resources to entertain and educate.
Visit our eResources to see what's available.

PressReader for eMagazines and eNewspapers

Read your favourite newspapers and magazines online.

In the eNewspapers and eMagazines section on our eResources page.

Axis360 eBooks and eAudiobooks

Read books and listen to audiobooks online.

In the eBooks and eAudiobooks section on our eResources page.

Britannica Library encyclopedia

Access easy to find, trusted information.

In the Encyclopedias and reference section on our eResources page.

Beamafilm film streaming

Stream hundreds of great movies.

In the Films section on our eResources page.


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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

    Mon 7 June: closed

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