Library eNewsletter

A monthly digest on key information and events.

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573 Hay Street, Perth

Phone: 1300 THE LIBRARY or (08) 9461 3500


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Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm 
Saturday: 10am to 4pm
Sunday: 12pm (noon) to 4pm
Public holidays: closed

Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday

The Library will be closed on Monday 24 September 2018 for the Queen’s Birthday public holiday. The Library will reopen at 8am on Tuesday 25 September 2018.

Conditions of Use

Please read the City of Perth Library Conditions of Use and Membership.

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City of Perth Library

Our new home for the City of Perth Library and History Centre opened on Tuesday 1 March 2016.

Join the Library

Anyone can join the Library. Find out how to join and start borrowing.

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Stay updated with what's happening around the Library.

Library Events

Information about upcoming Library events and activities.

Library Meeting Rooms

The Library has a variety of modern and private meeting rooms available for booking at very competitive rates.

Function and Event Spaces

The Library has a number of function and event spaces able to cater for a large number of people in quality surroundings.

Library Catalogue

Get direct access to the City of Perth Library online catalogue and search for new or existing items.


Explore our wide range of databases and e-resources.

Using the Library

Information about our services, including free internet and computer access.

Printing, Copying and Free WiFi

Information on using WiFi, printers and copiers

The Children's Floor

Learn about our children's programs.

Young Adult Floor - 'The Attic'

The Attic is our floor dedicated to young adult (12 to 24) aged Library patrons.

Information for Schools

Details about Library and History Centre tours for school groups.

History Centre

Discover, connect and contribute to the City of Perth’s history and rich heritage.

Contact Library or History Centre

Details on how you can find and contact us in person, by email, phone or post.