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South Perth Young Writers Award 2024

The South Perth Young Writers Award encourages excellence in creative writing and is open to all students from Year one through to Year 12 who live in or attend school within the City of South Perth.

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Time for rhymes, movement, stories, play and more! These regular events are for children under 5.

Discover South Perth

If you thought you knew all there was to know about South Perth, take a closer look with our new, interactive Discover South Perth mobile friendly site.

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A speech therapist talk for parents

Library 12 February 2024

Are you the parent or caregiver of a young child? Come along to this FREE event to hear experienced local speech therapists Jenny Edgar and Anastasija Trajcevska talk about young children's language development.

Children's Literature Champions 2024

3 January 2024

Meet this year's Children's Literature Champions - Tamara Moss and Norman Jorgensen.

Can you lend a hand at our libraries?

4 December 2023

Can you help? Volunteers are needed to help run programs at our libraries.

Libby Book Club for WA - December 2023

Event 28 November 2023

The Libby Book Club for WA is a monthly digital book club available exclusively to Western Australian library members hosted by local author David Allan-Petale.

Christmas celebrations at Manning Library

Event 27 November 2023

Get ready to kick off the holiday season with a bang at Manning Library's children's end-of-year celebrations on Tuesday 19 December.

Old Mill closed 24-27 October

Library 20 October 2023

The Old Mill and Education Centre will be closed Tuesday 24 to Friday 27 October.

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South Perth Library

  • Phone 9474 0800
  • Opening Hours Monday 9.30am-5.30pm
    Tuesday 9.30am-7pm
    Wednesday 9.30am-7pm
    Thursday 9.30am-7pm
    Friday 9.30am-5.30pm
    Saturday 10am-4pm
    Sunday CLOSED
  • Address Cnr South Tce & Sandgate St, South Perth

Manning Library

  • Phone 9474 0822
  • Opening Hours Monday 9.30am-5.30pm
    Tuesday 9.30am-5.30pm
    Wednesday 9.30am-7pm
    Thursday 9.30am-5.30pm
    Friday 9.30am-5.30pm
    Saturday 10am-4pm
    Sunday CLOSED
  • Address 2 Conochie Cres, Manning