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.
Please do not visit the Library if you are unwell.
Our external returns chute on Hay Street is available if you are unable to enter the Library.
Library Survey 2023
Complete this short survey and let us know what you require from your Library and what you would like to experience here. Your responses will help us plan and shape the Library for the future.
When you complete the survey you'll go in the running to win 2 x tickets to WA Ballet’s production of Ballet To Broadway.
The survey is open until 31 March 2023.
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.
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.
By Tim Winton
Running away from a life stripped to nothing, Jaxie Clackton faces a journey only a dreamer or a fugitive would attempt.
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.
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.
573 Hay Street
Perth WA 6000
Mon to Fri: 8am to 6pm
Sat: 10am to 4pm
Sun: 12pm to 4pm
Public holidays: closed
Closed: Friday 7 April 2023
Sunday 9 April 2023
Monday 10 April 2023
The Library will be closed on the above dates for the Easter Public Holidays.
We are open Saturday 8 April 2023.
We will reopen at 8am on Tuesday 11 April 2023.