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Free school holiday events and activities at the libraries

Recycled STEM challenge, fairy gardens, bee and butterfly feeders, algae buster workshop, nature bugs and the South Perth Detective agency.


2020 Tax Help Program

Do you need help with you tax? South Perth Libraries are offering a free and confidential service supported by the Australian Tax Office.



Updates on the City's response to the coronavirus situation.


Events at your library

Events and programs at South Perth and Manning Library are gradually resuming.

Latest News

Calling for library volunteers

News Update 2 September 2020

English Conversation Group sessions are held weekly at both South Perth and Manning libraries and we are looking for volunteers to help out.

Protect yourself from scams

News Update 12 August 2020

Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft at a free Scam Awareness Week seminar.

Do you need help with your tax?

News Update 10 August 2020

South Perth Libraries are offering a free and confidential service supported by the Australian Tax Office through a network of accredited community volunteers.

Knitter Knatter resumes this week 5 August

News Update 3 August 2020

Knitter Natter is a self-run knitting and crocheting club for people of all skill levels.

Words with Wine - Don Gordon

Media Release 22 July 2020

Join local author Don Gordon as he explains why trust and care are the foundations of leadership success, while talking about his book From Technocrat to Leader.

Introducing Beamafilm

News Update 21 July 2020

Stream hundreds of documentaries, independent films and educational videos for free using the library’s latest online service, Beamafilm.

A new way to attend library events

News Update 21 July 2020

If you are new to the world of online communications and events and would like to learn more or increase your skills and knowledge, South Perth Libraries are here to support you.

Library loans and renewals back to normal

News Update 13 July 2020

The loan period is 21 days with 5 automatic renewals, except when items have been placed on reserve for others.

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